Free Admission to Tennis
By Katarina Tepesh
Free admission to US Open Qualifying Tournament starting Tuesday, August 23 â€“ Friday, August 26, 2005. Gates open at 10:00 am at the USTA National Tennis Center.
Come see tomorrowâ€™s Croatian tennis stars today at one of the largest tennis tournaments in the United States. Admission to all US Open qualifying matches is FREE!
Also Free admission Open Practice Day on Sunday, August 28, 2005; Gates open at 11:00 am. Come see your favorite Croatian tennis star up close and personal as they practice for the 2005 US OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Support Croatian tennis stars IVAN LJUBICIC, MARIO ANCIC, IVO KARLOVIC, KAROLINA SPREM, JELENA KOSTANIC, SANDRA MAMIC, SILVIJA TALAJA, ROKO KARANUSIC, SASA TUKSAR, ZELJKO KRAJAN, MAJA PALAVERSIC COOPERSMITH, LOVRO ZOVKO and others.
Competing among Juniors will be MARIN CILIC, SANJA ANCIC, PETAR JELINIC, IVANA ABRAMOVIC, JOSKO TOPIC, NIKA OZEGOVIC and others.
Playing at US OPEN, Flushing Meadows, Queens, New York from August 29 â€“ September 12, 2005. Prize money is rising from last year and the Menâ€™s and Womenâ€™s singles champions will each get a record $1.1 million.
To purchase tickets for 2005 US OPEN, go to TicketMaster.com or call TicketMaster at 1-866-OPEN-TIX
Tickets are available for groups of 25 or more. One Free Ticket for every 25 tickets purchased per session. Call 718-760-6200 menu option #1.
The US Open is the highest annually attended sporting event in the world with more than 625,000 fans. More than 86 million viewers watched the US Open on CBS and USA Network, and international broadcasts reached 199 countries. For more info see www.usopen.org
Subway at Grand Central Station/Times Square take Flushing bound IRT number 7 train to Willets Point-Shea Stadium stop.