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Danny Zausner, managing director of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, tells SportBusiness why the Flushing Meadows campus was redesigned and how the new Louis Armstrong Stadium will be monetized.

The grand slam is marking its 50th anniversary with the opening of the new 14,000-capacity Louis Armstrong Stadium, complete with retractable roof. Katrina Adams, the president of the United States Tennis Association, spoke to Bob Williams at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference to discuss the business and commercial opportunities of the redeveloped arena.

The city of Chicago in the United States has been confirmed as the host of the second edition of the Laver Cup tennis event in 2018.

Max Eisenbud, agent of US tennis star Madison Keys, has hit out at the decision by the United States Tennis Association (USTA) to ban the player from displaying a sponsor’s logo on her skin at the ongoing US Open.

US Open organisers have continued the prize money race between the tennis grand slams by announcing a 10.5 per cent increase for the 2015 tournament to $42.3m (€38.4m).