Every year, tennis fans eagerly await the fourth and final tennis major of the Grand Slam: the US Open. After a thrilling competition at Wimbledon with some surprising upsets, enthusiasts are gearing up for an electrifying final round in the United States. This year’s event will begin on Monday, August 28th at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, located in Queens, New York City.
The US Open, originally called the U.S. National Championship, has been contested since 1881. While the main attraction is typically the men’s and women’s singles, there are also men’s and women’s doubles matches and mixed doubles. Additional tournaments exist for senior and junior players, as well as wheelchair players. The US Open has several unique aspects that make it different from other Grand Slam tournaments. For example, it is the only Grand Slam event that makes use of a tiebreaker for each individual set in the match. Like the Australian Open, the courts are a hard court surface; however, the material produces less friction and has a lower bounce than other courts.
This year, there’s even more at stake for players — the prize pot will exceed $50 million. This record-breaking sum represents a nine percent increase from the previous year, and fulfills a promise that the USTA made to players five years ago. No other tennis tournament in history has boasted such an impressive payout.
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