Social media posts capture the beauty and excitement of the 2016 US Open
The 2016 US Open is currently underway in Flushing, Queens, bringing the top tennis athletes to New York City as they battle it out for the crown. See photos from the spectacular event as the last installment of the Grand Slam tournament carries out in the newly renovated Grandstand Stadium in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. The new stadium was designed by Rossetti, the same firm behind the iconic Arthur Ashe Stadium, and offers increased seating capacity and an improved layout for its many visitors to navigate more comfortably with less congestion.
A photo posted by ChaseItOrBChased (@chaseitorbchased) on Sep 3, 2016 at 6:52am PDT
↓Tennis superstar Serena Williams in action.
A photo posted by Santiago Mejia (@santimejia_) on Sep 3, 2016 at 7:10am PDT
↓The new Grandstand Stadium boasts increased capacity, with nearly 2,000 more seats throughout its 125,000 square feet of space.
A photo posted by Alison Gurr (@aligrrrl) on Sep 2, 2016 at 8:37am PDT
↓Sisters Serena and Venus Williams enjoy a morning practice session together.
A video posted by Jonathan Schwartz (@rabbischwartzy) on Sep 2, 2016 at 7:11am PDT
↓Beyonce and hubby Jay-Z were present to cheer on Serena.
A photo posted by Beyoncé (@beywhole) on Sep 2, 2016 at 11:50pm PDT
↓Arthur Ashe Stadium’s new retractable roof can open and close in under seven minutes.
A video posted by Diario Correo (@diariocorreoweb) on Sep 2, 2016 at 8:25am PDT
↓Chan Hao-ching as she fights to advance to the next round.
A photo posted by THEY bklyn (@theybklyn) on Sep 2, 2016 at 8:42am PDT
↓The Unisphere welcomes visitors as they arrive at the stadium.
A photo posted by +tonypolichemi (@tonypolichemi) on Sep 2, 2016 at 7:28am PDT
↓Australian tennis player Dominic Thiem gives us his best swing.
A photo posted by ZaraTennis (@zaraatennis) on Sep 3, 2016 at 8:18am PDT
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↓A few lucky fans got autographs from French tennis player Gael Monfils.
A video posted by Victor Jung (@victorkjung) on Sep 3, 2016 at 4:21am PDT
↓Rafael Nadal in the middle of one interesting play…
A photo posted by Troll Tennis (@officialtrolltennis) on Sep 3, 2016 at 7:55am PDT
↓A beautiful sunset over the stadium.
A photo posted by Dubreuil (@cocoladub) on Sep 3, 2016 at 8:43am PDT
↓The caption says it all.
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