In 1978, US Open moved to new USTA National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows, in the New York City borough of Queens, because tournament outgrew the previous venue in Forest Hills. In 2006, USTA National Tennis Center was renamed after Billie Jean KING, the great tennis player. Now tennis complex consists of Arthur Ashe Stadium, Louis Armstrong Stadium, Grandstand court (Court number 3) with a seating capacity of 6000, 30 outdoor courts, 12 indoor courts and 4 climate-controlled clay courts.
Since its start in 1881, the US Open has been held on various venues like Philadelphia Club, West Side Tennis Club and USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Here is a brief account of these grounds.
Shanghai XianXia Tennis Center: Shanghai Open (1996–2001) Polo Open (2002) Victoria Park, Hong Kong: Hong Kong Open (1973–2002) Hong Kong Tennis Classic (1999–present) Optics Valley International Tennis Center: Wuhan Open (2014–present) Sichuan International Tennis Center Chengdu Open: Zhuhai Hengqin International Tennis Center: Zhuhai Open
Arthur Ashe Stadium, built in 1997 at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York City, is the world's largest tennis venue. The following is a list of notable tennis stadiums by capacity, that is the maximum number of spectators they can regularly accommodate. The larger (mostly Association football) stadiums that incidentally may have hosted ...
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Future host sites of the U.S. Open. Future sites include Torrey Pines, The Country Club, Los Angeles Country Club, Pinehurst, Oakmont, Shinnecock and Pebble Beach.
The first 10 are those that are still part of the rotation and the last four -- yes, there have been just 14 total venues in Open history dating to 1860 -- follow. 1. St. Andrews (The Old Course)
In 1927, Kooyong Stadium, at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, Melbourne was opened and hosted Australian Open. Tennis complex consisted of twenty grass courts. The main arena (now a hard-court surface) has a capacity of 8,500. In 1953, Maureen CONNOLLY won Australian Open and step to the first woman Grand Slam. From 1972 until 1987, Kooyong becomes the permanent home of the Australian Open, for the first time in tournament history.