Rafael Nadal kicked off his road to the 2013 US Open title on Opening Day.
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The excitement. The anticipation. Settling into your seat in the New York summer sun, ready to watch the world’s best tennis. The wait is over. It’s Opening Day of the 2014 US Open.
Will you be there for first ball up to kick off the world’s greatest tennis tournament? From sitting courtside in Arthur Ashe Stadium, to eagerly rushing through the gates to secure the best seats in Louis Armstrong Stadium or the Grandstand, to getting up close and personal with some of the world’s best tennis players on the outer courts, the magic begins on Day 1.
Last year on Opening Day, Rafael Nadal took his first steps toward winning his second US Open singles title, while two-time US Open singles champion Venus Williams and reigning Australian Open champion Li Na also kicked off their US Open campaigns. Fans also had the chance to watch former world No. 1 Jelena Jankovic in a more intimate setting on the Grandstand, while a slew of Top 10 players and Grand Slam doubles champions could be seen on many of the 11 outer courts hosting first-round matches.
From the first five-setter to the first major upset to the breakthrough performance from a rising star, you can say you were there when it all first happened. And the shopping is best on Day 1 as well, with everything in stock in all shapes, sizes and colors.
What better way to wind down your summer than to spend a day with family and friends—whether they’re in the seat next to you or hitting 120 mph serves on court—with an experience you will never forget?