The hardcourts are fast at Flushing Meadows which makes for rarely a dull moment at the U.S. Open. As the final Grand Slam event in tennis’ calendar year, the tournament has had its share of epic battles: Connors vs McEnroe, Navratilova vs Seles, Sampras vs Agassi, Williams vs Williams and much more.
The big names in tennis will be bringing their A-game to New York’s Flushing Meadows from August 27 – September 9. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have met in the men’s singles final two years in a row, each winning once. Australia’s Samantha Stosur won the women’s singles final only after playing the longest ever women’s single match, and also one of the longest tie-breakers in US Open history. Everyone longs to play that final weekend in Arthur Ashe Stadium to thousands of exuberant tennis fanatics.
Whether it’s basking in the New York sun or under the lights at Flushing Meadows, the U. S. Open never fails to live up to its reputation as one of the most riveting sporting events to take place on American soil.