Tag: US Open


US Open game washed away as skies open up

Rain soaks Flushing Meadows

Rain poured through the gaps in the roof of the Louis Armstrong Stadium (US) on the night of September 1st, disrupting second-round play at the US Open. The Louis Armstrong Stadium, which holds 14,000 seats, was updated ahead of the 2018 US Open with a naturally ventilated roof. The ‘ESPN’... » Read more


US Open golf tee-off sans spectators

US Open 2020 Golf without fans

The United States Golf Association (USGA) has decided that this year’s US Open will be held without spectators in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic which is continuing to wreak havoc in the United States. The United States Golf Association is the United States’ national association of... » Read more


US Open on course; top guns a ‘worried’ lot

US Open 2020 without fans

In what will be music to the ears for tennis fans around the world, the United States Tennis Association announced recently that both the 2020 US Open and 2020 Western & Southern Open will be held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (NTC) in Flushing Meadows, Queens, New York.... » Read more


Is Amazon aiming beyond sports broadcast rights?

Amazon broadcasting rights

After Amazon’s pioneering move to secure the online broadcasting rights for English Premier League (EPL) football matches in a bidding war for sports events last month, it is being reported that the online retailing giant is in the race to replace Ticketmaster as the ticketing platform for... » Read more


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