A day at the US Open

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Last weekend my friends Jon and Ken took me on my first trip to the US Open. ย Going to the Open was one of the items on NYC bucket list, but in in all the years I lived in New York, I somehow never made it. Happy to cross it off the list! While I enjoy watching tennis occasionally, I’m certainly not a tennis expert by any means. But what’s not to love about watching sports outdoors on a beautiful day, with the company of good friends? We had a blast!

Jon and I celebrated with our tennis friends…



We tried the drink du jour, the Grey Goose Honey Deuce, which was fabulous. Cool and refreshing, perfect for a hot day! We may have had more than one…



First match in Arthur Ashe stadium: Novak Djokovic vs Julien Benneteau

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Then a smaller court to watch a Women’s Doubles match. It was really exciting to be so close to the action!

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As Ken pointed out, we ended up standing behind the Team Captain! hehe

The boys!

There were various entertainment acts in the main courtyard, including moving statues. I have to say, they were pretty cool. I don’t know how they managed to stay to still… and not have their makeup drip off in the heat!

Back to the Arthur Ashe stadium: Andy Roddick vs Fabio Fognini. It was awesome to see one of Andy’s last games before he retires. He gave a meet and greet after the game, and he just seems like such a great person!

Lots of celebrities in attendance including Josh Groban, Brooklyn Decker, Rosie O’Donnell, and the LMFAO guys!

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At the Grandstand: Richard Gasquet vs Steve Johnson.

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And lastly, Mixed Doubles on Court 17: Sania Mirza and Colin Fleming vs Melanie Oudin and Jack Sock.

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I had such a great time at my first US Open! Can’t wait to go back!


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