In 1978, US Open moved to new USTA National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows, in the New York City borough of Queens, because tournament outgrew the previous venue in Forest Hills. In 2006, USTA National Tennis Center was renamed after Billie Jean KING, the great tennis player. Now tennis complex consists of Arthur Ashe Stadium, Louis Armstrong Stadium, Grandstand court (Court number 3) with a seating capacity of 6000, 30 outdoor courts, 12 indoor courts and 4 climate-controlled clay courts.
The Grand Slam in tennis is the achievement of winning all four major championships in one discipline in the same calendar year, also referred to as the "Calendar-year Grand Slam" or "Calendar Grand Slam". In doubles, a team may accomplish the Grand Slam playing together or a player may achieve it with different partners.
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The four Grand Slam venues are: Australian Open: Melbourne French Open: Roland Garros Wimbledon: Wimbledon US Open: Flushing Meadows
The new stadium consists of the Centre Court and the twelve grass courts. At present, Wimbledon tennis complex consists of nineteen grass courts, including two main show courts, Centre Court and No. 1 Court, that are used only for two weeks a year, during the Championships. Wimbledon: Map of the Grounds. Centre Court.
Kiwi Tennis Club. MIMA Foundation USTA Pro Tennis Classic. Kohala Tennis Garden. Hilton Waikoloa Village USTA Challenger (2000–2008) Waikoloa Championships (2001–2002) Lamar Tennis Center. Baton Rouge Pro Tennis Classic. Laguna Niguel Racquet Club.
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Porsche Tennis Grand Prix: 6,100 indoor clay WTA: Fairmont Acapulco Princess: Acapulco: Mexico: Mexican Open: 6,000 outdoor hard Combined: Sichuan International Tennis Center – Center Court Chengdu: China Chengdu Open: 6,000 outdoor hard ATP Tennis stadium Kitzbühel: Kitzbühel: Austria: Austrian Open Kitzbühel: 5,800 outdoor clay ATP: Intersport Arena: Linz
This year was lucky for Steffi GRAF, who won last single's Grand Slam in tennis history. Now tennis complex consists of Rod Laver Arena (formerly Centre Court), John Cain Arena (formerly Hisense Arena), three show courts including Margaret Court Arena, indoor tennis practice courts, and 19 outdoor tennis courts with lighting.
Grand Slam Tennis offers 12 different authentic stadiums from all four Grand Slam venues to play in, and is the first video game since Top Spin 2 to feature a licensed Wimbledon. Play Now is a mode allows players to enter either a singles or doubles match. This mode is available for both single and multiplayer forms of play.