NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Connecting fans to the ultimate in professional tennis action like never before, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Ticketmaster (a division of Live Nation Entertainment, NYSE: LYV), the global market leader in ticketing, are offering a broad array of innovative and interactive ticket purchasing and delivery options for the 2015 US Open Tennis Championships.
For tennis fans looking to experience the 2015 US Open Tennis Championships, tickets can be conveniently and securely purchased at US Open Ticket Exchange, on Ticketmaster.com or through Ticketmaster’s mobile app. Finding and purchasing the perfect seat is easy, thanks to an integrated display of all available Ticketmaster Verified primary and resale tickets, including tickets for sale by the USTA as well as tickets being resold by series subscribers and other resellers, and interactive, color-coded seat maps displaying available ticket options for all US Open sessions.
The US Open Ticket Exchange also features Ticketmaster’s free print-at-home delivery, giving fans the added convenience of downloading and printing their tickets in just minutes. By selecting Mobile Delivery, fans can utilize the Ticketmaster App along with Apple’s Passbook to gain entrance to Arthur Ashe Stadium and Louis Armstrong Stadium by simply presenting their mobile device. Fans with iOS7 can download the Ticketmaster App for free from the iTunes store.
Onsite at the US Open, fans can pick up previously purchased tickets or buy tickets for future sessions at the self-service Ticketmaster Kiosks, located near the US Open Box Office. Ticketmaster and the US Open Ticket Exchange will also be on location again this year at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center to assist fans looking to purchase, resell and print their US Open tickets.
Launched in 2008, the US Open Ticket Exchange is the most secure and convenient online resale marketplace where fans can buy and resell US Open tickets. The Official Ticket Exchange of the US Open is fully integrated with Ticketmaster’s exclusive barcode verification and reissue technology, enabling fans to receive tickets with brand-new barcodes and printed with their own name. All tickets are Ticketmaster Verified, which provides a measure of security and peace of mind that no other resale marketplace can offer for US Open tickets.
The 2015 US Open will be held Aug. 31 through Sept. 13 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York.
About the US Open and The USTA
The USTA is the national governing body for the sport of tennis in the U.S. and the leader in promoting and developing the growth of tennis at every level — from local communities to the highest level of the professional game. A not-for-profit organization with more than 715,000 members, it invests 100% of its proceeds in growing the game. It owns and operates the US Open, the highest-attended annual sporting event in the world, and launched the Emirates Airline US Open Series, linking seven summer tournaments to the US Open. In addition, it owns approximately 90 Pro Circuit events throughout the U.S. and selects the teams for the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, Olympic and Paralympic Games. The USTA’s philanthropic entity, the USTA Foundation, provides grants and scholarships and helps under-resourced youth and individuals with disabilities, and supports wounded, ill and injured service members, veterans and their families. For more information on the USTA, log on to usta.com, “like” the official Facebook page, facebook.com/usta, or follow @usta on Twitter.
About Live Nation Entertainment
Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Media & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.
Jennifer Swanson, [email protected], 815.444.4923