The 2016 US Open is currently underway in Flushing, Queens, bringing the top tennis athletes to New York City as they battle it out for the crown. See photos from the spectacular event as the last installment of the Grand Slam tournament carries out in the newly renovated Grandstand Stadium in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. The new stadium was designed by Rossetti, the same firm behind the iconic Arthur Ashe Stadium, and offers increased seating capacity and an improved layout for its many visitors to navigate more comfortably with less congestion.
↓Tennis superstar Serena Williams in action.
↓The new Grandstand Stadium boasts increased capacity, with nearly 2,000 more seats throughout its 125,000 square feet of space.
↓Sisters Serena and Venus Williams enjoy a morning practice session together.
↓Beyonce and hubby Jay-Z were present to cheer on Serena.
↓Arthur Ashe Stadium’s new retractable roof can open and close in under seven minutes.
↓Chan Hao-ching as she fights to advance to the next round.
↓The Unisphere welcomes visitors as they arrive at the stadium.
↓Australian tennis player Dominic Thiem gives us his best swing.
↓A few lucky fans got autographs from French tennis player Gael Monfils.
↓Rafael Nadal in the middle of one interesting play...
↓A beautiful sunset over the stadium.
↓The caption says it all.