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2007 US Open Tickets Go On Sale Monday, June 11

June 10, 2007 06:16 PM

Over 650,000 Fans Expected at Highest Attended Annual Sporting Event in the World

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 7, 2007 – Individual session tickets for the 2007 US Open, the world’s highest attended annual sporting event, will go on sale on Monday, June 11, at 9 a.m. ET.  This year’s US Open is expected to attract a record crowd of over 650,000 fans as more than 250 of the world’s top tennis players from over 60 countries compete in this two-week event. 

The 2007 US Open will be held from Monday, August 27 through Sunday, September 9. Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day presented by Hess, a full-day tennis and music festival for children and families, will kick off the US Open for the 12th consecutive year and will take place on Saturday, August 25.  Tickets for the 2007 US Open and Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day can be purchased: 

  • at USOpen.org
  • by calling Ticketmaster at 1-866-OPEN-TIX
  • at all Ticketmaster outlets
  • at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center box office

In addition, the USTA will sell tickets for the 2007 US Open at Radio City Music Hall box office on Monday, June 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the USTA will hold an open casting call for children age 14 and under to sing the national anthem live at Arthur Ashe Stadium prior to each night session.

The 2007 US Open will have day sessions beginning at 11 a.m. and night sessions beginning at 7 p.m. from Monday, August 27 through the quarterfinals on Thursday, September 6.  Finals Weekend will feature the Women’s Singles Semifinals on Friday, September 7; the Men’s Singles Semifinals on Saturday, September 8; the Women’s Singles Final in primetime at 8 p.m. on Saturday, September 8; and the Men’s Singles Final at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 9.

The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center box office hours are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  The box office will be closed Sundays and July 3–4. Payment can be made by credit card - - American Express is the Official Card of the US Open. US Open individual ticket prices range from $22 to $99, while prices for Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day presented by Hess range from $10 to $20.  For ticket plan availability, group sales, disabled seating and other US Open ticket information, call the USTA ticket office at 718-760-6200.

The 2007 US Open will mark the culmination of the US Open Series, the six-week summer tennis season linking all major ATP and Sony Ericsson WTA Tour tournaments in North America to the US Open.  Last year, more than 95 million viewers watched the US Open on CBS Sports and USA Network, while international broadcasts reached 180 countries. 

In 2006, Roger Federer defeated Andy Roddick to win his third consecutive US Open in a men’s final that earned the second-best national overnight rating since 2002, when Pete Sampras defeated Andre Agassi. In the women’s singles final, Maria Sharapova defeated Justine Henin and collected $1.7 million in prize money, including $500,000 in bonus prize money for finishing second in the US Open Series and winning the US Open women’s singles title.

 

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