2008 US Open Biggest in 40 Year History Breaking All-Time Records

September 10, 2008

FLUSHING, N.Y. — The USTA today announced that the 2008 US Open was the biggest and most successful US Open in its 40-year history as revenue, attendance, website traffic, and concession sales hit all-time highs and American players excelled during the competition.




Competitive Americans:

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Celebrity Attendance:

“This year’s record-setting US Open was the ultimate convergence of sports, celebrity, business and entertainment,” said Arlen Kantarian, CEO Pro Tennis, USTA. “We are extremely appreciative of our fans coming out in record numbers — more than 720,000 strong — particularly in the midst of a challenging economy.”