USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
The City Council voted 47 to 1 to allow the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park to tear down two old stadiums that were built for the 1964 World’s Fair and build two new stadiums in their place.
The U.S. Open tennis tournament is moving the women’s final to Sunday and men’s final to Monday in 2013, building in a day of rest ahead of each title match for the first time.
The US Open is certainly a economic engine for restaurants and hotels, but one might not think of the benefits to a local family run garden center.
The U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows will be played this summer without one of tennis’ biggest stars.
Ah, the sounds of summer. What would late August in NYC be without the shrieks from Flushing’s USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center?