Winter blues start really kicking in around February, when the cold weather shows no sign of stopping. Looking for an escape? The New York Tennis Open ATP World Tournament in Long Island is the perfect reprieve.
Running Feb. 9-16, 2020, the NY Open is now in its third year and continues to grow. With $700,000 in prize money, the exciting tournament is quick to heat up and make you forget about the winter chill. Here are 5 reasons you’ll want to go.
Some of the best male tennis players in the world will compete in the 2020 NY tennis open. Tennis fans can watch the steadiness of Japan’s No. 1 player, Kei Nishikori, with a career-high singles ranking of world No. 4. Kevin Anderson will make his return to the court holding six singles titles, including the 2018 New York Open. Australia’s Nick Kyrigios will also be in the mix, which is a sure crowd-pleaser for his unique play and talent as the second highest-ranked Australian in the ATP rankings.
ATP World Tournaments take the courts pretty seriously, and this black court is something new. Whether it’s aesthetic or it helps the audience keep their eye on the ball, it’s becoming an icon that defines the NY Open.
Of course, February is a good month in New York to have an indoor tennis open. Unlike the US Open at nearby Flushing Meadows, you won’t have to battle the elements to watch great match-ups during the NY Open.
This free event kicks off the NY Open and is great for families. Come meet NY Open stars, play on the black courts, get autographs and more from 10:30am to 4:30pm. The first qualifying match will begin at noon.
You shouldn’t pass up the opportunity to see some of the world’s best male tennis players in such close proximity. Unlike older stadiums and arenas, the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum doesn’t have any blind spots.
Long Beach, NY isn’t just for the summer season. It’s a great retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life and just 45 minutes from Manhattan. Why not book a mini-holiday for the US Open and stay with us in Long Beach? The views from the Allegria Hotel’s oceanfront rooms are stunning in every season.
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