The U.S. Open is the most famous international tennis tournament that concludes the annual Grand Slam of tennis, taking place this year from Monday, August 28th through Sunday, September 10th. However, this tournament isn’t only about the players.
Fans all around the world are also what make the U.S. Open so special, and that’s why they’re celebrated in a big way!
This year, the U.S. Open Fan Week is taking place Tuesday, August 22 through Sunday, August 27, offering a ton of fun, tennis-centric events and activities perfect for the whole family!
Each day has its own featured event that you won’t want to miss, and the highlights are as follows:
- Wednesday, August 23 – Stars of the Open
A tennis exhibition featuring Carlos Alcaraz, Elina Svitolina, John McEnroe, Chris Eubanks, and more. 100% of the face value of the ticket will go towards supporting Ukrainian relief efforts. (tickets on sale now)
- Thursday, August 24 – Flavors of the Open
Experience the wide-ranging culinary offerings of the U.S. Open while watching players practice. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the USTA Foundation. (tickets on sale now)
- Saturday, August 26 – Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day
Celebrating the life and legacy of tennis and cultural icon Arthur Ashe, tennis fans of all ages will be able to experience a variety of entertainment and activities throughout the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. This year’s special appearances include 2022 US Open Champion Carlos Alcaraz, Novak Djokovic, Coco Gauff, and Ben Shelton. (tickets not required)
But probably the coolest event of all is the Wilson Junior Racquet Giveaway, in which 10,000 junior racquets, donated by Wilson, will be given away to kids in celebration of 45 years of partnership with the U.S.
The racquet giveaway will take place Tuesday, August 22 through Sunday, August 27.
Those interested in participating in Fan Week can register for a free Fan Access Pass which grants you entry to exclusive activities, seating areas, and more.
The full U.S. Open Fan Week schedule of events can be found here.