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U.S. Open Sets Opening Day Attendance Record With 61,000-Plus

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 01 / 15

The U.S. Open yesterday drew 61,392 fans for its day and night sessions at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, marking an opening day record for the event. The previous record was 60,066 in '09. Fueling the latest record were the 37,621 fans in attendance for the day session, which broke the al...

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