• Serving Up Renovations

    30 days ago - By SportsTravel

    Sloane Stephens was the winner of the 2017 U.S. Open tennis tournament, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this summer. Photo courtesy of Andres Kudacki/AP Images
    The U.S. Open Tennis Championships marks its 50th anniversary this year, and it is celebrating in style with the completion of a multiyear renovation of its home, the USTA Billie Jean King N­ational Tennis Center.
    The anniversary of the tournament coincides with the anniversary of the sport's “open era.” Although tennis can trace its roots back to the 1600s, and the U.S. Open tournament started in 1881, it was only in 1968...
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