Long Lines At US Open Due To Late-Arriving Crowds And Bag Screenings, Not COVID Vaccine Checks, USTA SaysThe lines reportedly extended from the stadium entrance all the way back to the Mets-Willets Point subway station.
No Masks Or Proof Of Vaccination Required For US Open FansLast year, fans were banned from the Open due to COVID, but this year, the tournament will be operating at full capacity. 
Serena Williams Withdraws From US Open With Torn HamstringShe joins Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in sitting out the competition in Flushing Meadows, where play begins next Monday.
Rafael Nadal Pulls Out Of US Open, Ends His 2021 Season Citing Foot InjuryThe 35-year-old said in an Instagram video that his foot has been bothering him too much for the last year to continue playing tennis this season.
Reopening New York: US Open To Allow Full Fan Capacity At 2021 TournamentThe U.S. Open will be the first Grand Slam tournament to have full attendance since the Australian Open in January-February 2020.
U.S. Open Looking To Fill 65 Ballperson Slots, Tryouts Begin In Less Than 2 WeeksThe application deadline is next week.
US Open Tennis Tournament Gets Underway In QueensThere will be no fans in the stands, and almost no media will be on site except for tournament broadcasters.
Naomi Osaka Withdraws In Protest Over Jacob Blake Shooting, Tournament On HoldOsaka joined professional athletes in basketball, baseball and soccer in demanding change after Jacob Blake was shot by police.
2020 US Open: Top Ranked Tennis Player Ashleigh Barty Opts OutThe 24-year-old Australian cited the risks involved in traveling during the pandemic as the reason she will not be in New York this year.
Serena Williams 'Cannot Wait To Return' To NYC For US OpenThe 38-year-old American was the runner-up in Flushing Meadows each of the past two years.
New NYC Program Giving The Visually Impaired A Chance To Play Tennis Like The ProsThey’re teaching visually impaired people how to play tennis. For many, it’s their first time trying the sport.