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Opening Day At U.S. Open Highlighted By New Roof, Upgraded Grandstand Stadium

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 30 / 16

The USTA wanted to make sure the new roof over Arthur Ashe Stadium "was the star" of the opening day of the U.S. Open yesterday, and patrons last night "found the massive roof closed and the arena filled with a wafting dry ice fog, a touch of surreality," according to Jeff Willia...

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