Au­gust 27-Septem­ber 9 US Open

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The top-seeded pro­fes­sional ten­nis play­ers in the world—e.g., Serena Wil­liams ( shown), Sloane Stephens, Rafael Nadal, Roger Fed­erer—com­pete on hard courts at the USTA Bil­lie Jean King Na­tional Ten­nis Cen­ter in Flushing Mead­ows, Queens, dur­ing the fi­nal Grand Slam tour­na­ment of the year. New for 2018, the Na­tional Ten­nis Cen­ter’s cen­ter­piece venue, 22,547-ca­pac­ity Arthur Ashe Sta­dium, and its sec­ond main-event court, Louis Arm­strong Sta­dium, now both feature re­tractable roofs to pro­tect against pre­cip­i­ta­tion and in­tense heat.

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