"Umpire dramas aside, the U.S. Open is one of the world's great tennis championships. First held in 1881, the Open has been graced by everyone from John McEnroe to Rafa Nadal, and Rick Rennert's book is the tournament's definitive portrait. Packed with fabulous photographs of tennis players past and present, and even a foreword by Serena Williams herself, this is the perfect book to ease your post-Grand Slam blues" --Daily Mail
"this coffee table-friendly text...captures the electricity that pervades the National Tennis Center at the end of every summer" --Esquire online
"A spectacular new book by Rick Renner celebrates these and a host of other electrifying US Open moments - not least Andy Murray's momentous win in 2012 - while telling the story of modern tennis." --The Herald - Scotland
From the Author
Rick Rennert is the Director of Publishing at the USTA, and is the author of The Open Book: Celebrating 40 Years of America’s Grand Slam. The USTA is the national governing body for the sport of tennis in the U.S. With more than 715,000 members, it owns and operates the US Open, the highest-attended annual sporting event in the world.