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Massive Attendance During US Open Fan Week And Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day | The USA Print – THE USA PRINT

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Until Saturday, 135,672 spectators entered the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center of the USTAup from 111,924 attendees last year, to enjoy the tennis and free entertainment offered during Fan Week, up 33% overall from 2022.

Saturday’s Arthur Ashe Children’s Day also set an all-time attendance record of 40,868, breaking the previous record of 35,525 set in 2022.

Novak Djokovic, on Saturday during Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day at the 2023 US Open. David Nemec/USTA

During Fan Week, fans this year enjoyed other events including Stars of the Open, a charity exhibition match that raised more than $300,000 for relief efforts in Ukraine; Flavors of the Open, the food tasting event featuring the tournament’s gourmet cuisine; Sounds of the Open, a free concert that this year featured the Latin Grammy winner, the Colombian Sebastián Yatra and Arthur Ashe’s Children’s Day,

The official tournament starts on Monday August 28 until September 10.

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