ARTHUR ASHE STADIUM - Arthur Ashe Stadium, home to the US Open annual pro tennis tournament, is a part of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center located within Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens, New York City. The US Open is the last of each year's four Grand Slam tournaments. The stadium is named after the famous African-American tennis player, Arthur Ashe, who won the inaugural US Open in 1968. US Open Tennis Championship is held in late August and early September for the weeks just before and after Labor Day weekend. The US Open consists of five different event championships: Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Mixed Doubles, and Mixed Doubles – along with additional tournaments for Senior, Junior, and Wheelchair players. The US Open has tiebreaks in every set, including the last set.