It’s back! A most exciting season of tennis kicks off July 9 as the Emirates Airline US Open Series returns for its ninth season in 2012. Featuring 10 hardcourt tournaments throughout North America, the EAUSOS culminates with the grandest Slam of all, the US Open, in New York from August 27 – September 9.
Fans can follow the story all summer in person or with nearly 400 live hours of television coverage on ESPN, ESPN2, CBS Sports and Tennis Channel, as the world’s best players battle for prestigious titles and $40 million and bonus prize money at the US Open.
Heading into the start of the Emirates Airline US Open Series, we have compiled a bunch of key men's and women's players to watch and top Americans to keep an eye on. Read their bios, watch their preview videos and follow their stories all summer long!