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Construction changes face of tennis center’s tax return

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 11 / 28 / 16

At the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Louis Armstrong Stadium has been leveled in preparation for the construction of its replacement. Photo by: COURTESY OF USTA The U....

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