It’s the last tennis Grand Slam of the year in the Big Apple. The annual U.S. Open tennis tournament starts serve on Monday, Aug. 28 bringing out the stars on and off the court.
The tennis season has been marked by the continued dominance of grand champion Novak Djokovic on the men’s side, but a new challenger has emerged. On the women’s side, Iga Swiatek has become the leader with four Grand Slam titles, but there are a pack of women right behind her.
Last year, the big storyline was on the men’s side when American Frances Tiafoe captivated the crowd with his run to the semifinals. It was his best Slam performance to date.