January 3, 2011
USTA National Tennis Centre
Being a modern incarnation of one of the oldest tennis championships in the world, the U.S Open Tennis is one of the most respected and prestigious tennis tournaments in the world.
When it was first staged at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island in 1881, the US Open was then known as the U.S National Championships. Since 1987, the US Open has been chronologically the fourth and final major tennis championships that makes up the annual Grand Slam tournament.
Although compared to the other championships which make up the Grand Slam, the US Open is unique in the fact there are final-set tie breaks – an arguably more thrilling conclusion compared to battling it out until the match is finally won by two games.
Held for two weeks at the end of August and the beginning of September, the US Open Tennis never fails to attract a prestigious and glamorous crowd seeking to witness some breathtaking tennis.
The US Open Tennis Championships 2011 will be held at the in Flushing Meadows, Queens, putting Queens centre-stage on the sporting map. From August 29 to September 11 2011, spectators attending the exclusive sporting event will be thrilled as the like of Rafael Nadal, the men’s singles champion of 2010, returns to defend his title. Whilst tennis ace, Kim Clijsters, will grace Flushing Meadows, determined to secure her third consecutive US Open title in the Women’s Singles.
If witnessing a whirlwind of world-class tennis isn’t enough action, the qualifying tournament, held from August 24 – 27, never fails to be a highly entertaining and nail biting spectacle. The Practise Day on August 29, before the main event starts, also never fails to whip the crowd into a pre-match frenzy. To take aspiring young tennis stars of the future closer to the action there is also a Kids Day on August 23.
But if you want to make your visit to the US Open 2011 an extra-luxurious experience, Luxury Tennis Tours, offers a range of tailor made ticket and hotel packages. Luxury Tennis Tours can create bespoke packages to suit individual clients’ needs.
One of the most popular US Open package offered, is the Finals Package. This highly sought-after package, includes a return flight to New York, 4 nights accommodation in a luxury hotel of your choice, tickets to the Women’s Semi Finals, tickets to the Men’s Semi Finals, tickets to the Ladies Final and tickets to the Men’s Final.
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