For U.S. Open Tennis, Florida and California May Be Escape Hatches
By: Matthew Futterman
Read at The New York Times
After weeks of clinging to its hopes of holding the United States Open at its traditional New York home in front of fans, the United States Tennis Association has begun to seriously explore a series of alternative plans for the signature event that accounts for more than 80 percent of its revenue.
Other options for the U.S. Open this year, though perhaps not in late summer, could be Orlando, Fla., at the organization’s 100-court training facility, or near Palm Springs, Calif., at the site of the BNP Paribas Open in Southern California, commonly known as Indian Wells.