NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The US Open gets underway this week in Queens.
It’s the first of this year’s Grand Slam tennis tournaments to be played.READ MORE: DMX Dies At Age 50 After Days On Life Support At White Plains Hospital
Everything is going to be different. There will be no fans in the stands, and almost no media will be on site except for tournament broadcasters.
Masks and social distancing will be required.READ MORE: Road To Reopening: Luna Park Welcomes Back Guests For Family Fun In Coney Island
Some star players, including last year’s men’s champion Rafael Nadal, have chosen not to participate in this year’s tournament.
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