THE US OPEN at Flushing Meadows is the last of four Grand Slams every year. The great Serena Williams will be aiming to win her seventh US Open title whilst shocked Novak Djokovic last year to claim his first win at Flushing Meadows.
Here’s all the information needed ahead of the tournament.
When does the US Open 2017 start?
The US Open at Flushing Meadows begins on August 28 and lasts until September 10.
The men’s singles final take place on Sunday 10 whilst the women’s singles final and men’s doubles final will begin on the day before.
What are the latest odds for the US Open?
Novak Djokovic leads the betting as 6/1 favourite with Britain’s Andy Murray at 2/1 to reclaim the title he won in 2012 with Sun Bets. (get the latest)
Defending champion Stan Wawrinka is a tasty 14/1 whilst Rafael Nadal’s 16/1 shows he is unlikely to cause a shock.
For the women Serena Williams is 9/4 favourite to win the US Open for the seventh time. Incredibly, her first title came all the way back in 1999.
Who are the defending champions?
Stan Wawrinka won his third Grand Slam and his first in the US following his impressive victory over Novak Djokovic last year.
It was also the first Grand Slam tournament since the 2004 French Open that none of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Andy Murray reached the semi-finals.
In the women’s singles Angelique Kerber capped off a fine year by beating Czech’s Karolina Pliskova to win her second Grand Slam of 2016.
What TV channel is showing the US Open?
Sky Sports is the main broadcaster of the US Open and will provide extensive coverage throughout the tournament.
British EuroSport also show lives matches but only on the main-court.
In the US, ESPN have all the exclusive rights including mobile and online streams.
When is the draw for the US Open?
The draw for the first round usually takes place a few days before the start of the tournament.
Depending on who is number one seed, they will be at the opposite end of the draw to the World No.2.
As the tournament gets under way on August 28, the draw will be held around August 25.
Where can I buy tickets for the US Open?
The best place to purchase tickets for the US Open is on the official website. You can access it by clicking here.
It is now possible to put a deposit down to secure your tickets for the tournament.
How much are tickets?
Full ticket prices are yet to be released but deposit for a ticket remains at £80 each.