The Billie Jean King National Tennis Center is located at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, New York. The stadium complex features 22 courts, making it one of the largest tennis facilities anywhere in the world. The crown jewel of the complex is Arthur Ashe Stadium, which has a seating capacity of 23,771. Operated by the United States Tennis Association, the stadium complex hosts the annual US Open tennis tournament, which is one of the four major Grand Slam tournaments and features the top tennis players in the world. The complex is named in honor of tennis legend Billie Jean King, who won four US Open tournaments in the 1960s and 1970s. If you plan to attend an event, you can purchase your Billie Jean King National Tennis Center tickets at StubHub.
How can I reach the tennis center with public transportation?
Billie Jean King National Tennis Center events are accessible by bus, subway and railroad. To reach the center by subway, you can take the IRT No. 7 Flushing subway from Times Square or Grand Central Station to the Mets-Willets Point Station. The tennis center is another five-minute walk away from the station. The Long Island Rail Road also has stops all throughout Queens, including the Flushing-Main Street Station, and connects to the rest of New York City.
Does the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center have on-site parking?
The yellow parking zone to the immediate west of the tennis center is the main parking zone for most events, including the US Open. The blue and orange parking zones, located to the east of the complex along the Long Island Expressway, offer additional parking spaces if the main lot is full. Shuttle services are provided throughout the immediate area as well.
How does the center accommodate guests with disabilities?
Accessible parking is available in one of the designated lots, depending on the event. Elevators, escalators, restrooms and first aid stations inside of the complex are all designed with accessibility in mind. Wheelchair escort services are available for guests who need one. During the US Open, each accessible seat entitles you to three additional companion seats in the designated seating areas. Captioning services are provided in certain stadiums. Service animals are permitted, but they must be harnessed.
Does the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center have premium seating?
Luxury suites are available in Arthur Ashe Stadium on a single-session basis. Every suite comes with 20 tickets, three parking passes and priority gate access. It provides luxurious seating, a full lounge area, multiple televisions, a customized menu, a personal suite attendant and more. You can also purchase access to the 1968 Room, a private indoor-outdoor club overlooking both Arthur Ashe Stadium and Louis Armstrong Stadium.
What can I eat at the tennis center?
The Billie Jean King National Tennis Center features a food court situated in between the stadiums. It includes local New York favorites such as Korilla BBQ, Fuku, Melt Shop, Hill Country and more. Several fine dining options such as CafŽ Spiaggia and Mojito Restaurant and Bar are located around the grounds. Various food stands can be found as well.Back to Top