Tag: USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

Down to the Tweaks at U.S. Open’s Home

Arthur Ashe Stadium (center) and Louis Armstrong Stadium (right) anchor the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y. (Getty Images) With $600M project behind it, USTA fine-tunes the results The heavy lifting of a $600 million, seven-year revamp of the U.S. Tennis Association’s Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., wrapped up in time for the 2018 U.S. Open. Now, one year removed, the USTA has waded through lessons learned as it approaches the 2019 event, which runs Aug. 26 through Sept. 8. “This was a massive undertaking for the organization financially, financing this ourselves,” said Danny Zausner, chief operating officer of the tennis center. “At the conclusion of 2018 I couldn’t go back to the board and ask for another $500 million to build more. This had to stand the test of time.”  The site’s transformation included opening Court 17 in 2011; rebuilding the […]

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