The Sport Effect

2021 US Open tennis will have full fan capacity

Fill ‘er up.

After a depressing, admirer-considerably less Flushing Meadows in 2020, the USTA produced it formal Thursday – entire capacity crowds at the U.S. Open in late August.

Tickets go on sale to the public on July 15.

“We are exceptionally fired up to be in a position to welcome our incredible followers again to the US Open this 12 months,” reported Mike Dowse, USTA’s CEO. “While we were happy that we were in a position to maintain the celebration in 2020, we missed obtaining our followers on-web site, for the reason that we know that they are a substantial element of what would make the US Open working experience as opposed to any other.”

Naomi Osaka received the pandemic-ridden 2020 Open in advance of 150 media/staffers/friends at Arthur Ashe Stadium, even though Dominic Thiem captured the men’s title in advance of a just about vacant stadium in an celebration minimal-lighted by Novak Djokovic’s ejection for hitting a ball that accidentally struck a linesperson.

Djokovic just captured a thrilling French Open title that leaves him a single shorter of tying Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal for a file 20 Slams.

“The problems introduced by the pandemic were challenging on us all, but our activity came jointly like under no circumstances in advance of and tackled each obstacle head on. Desire in tennis has accelerated, with four million new and returning players getting to the court docket past 12 months,” Dowse reported in the assertion. “Our activity surged in the hardest of situations, and this year’s US Open claims to be an unforgettable celebration of the video game, people who enjoy it, and people who revel in it.”

Tickets can be obtained by visiting USOpen.org and Ticketmaster.