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US Open 2008 Overview

US Open Tennis Championships 2008 is scheduled to open on 25 August and all sports, particularly tennis lovers, are waiting for the Grand Slam. The US Open, last in the four grand slams held yearly, becomes the fulcrum of the tennis activities when it is on. The best tennis players in the world participate in it and compete for the coveted titles.

Flying to US Open
Continental Airlines is the official airline of the US Open. Having more than 280 destinations in approximate 50 countries, Continental offers service in the Americas, Europe and Asia. In addition to Continental, you can take any other plane for New York and then drive to US Open.

Media Coverage
US Open event is being broadcast in the United States on the USA Network, Universal HD, and CBS. In 2009, the tournament will be broadcast on CBS, ESPN2, and Tennis Channel. In the UK, the tournament is being broadcast on Sky Sports 2, Sky Sports Xtra, and British Eurosport.

Sponsors
Sponsors of the US Open 2008 are CBS Sports, USA Network, Citizen, IBM, JP Morgan Chase, Lexus, Massmutual, Olympus, American Express, Continental Airlines, Heineken, Polo Raulph Lauren, Valspar Paint, Canon, Evian, Juvederm, Lever, The New York Times, Tennis, Tiffany & Company, and Wilson.

Inclement Weather Policy
If a US Open session is cancelled, the tickets can be exchanged for this year's US Open (2008) or next year's US Open (2009). For 2008 US Open, only the tickets purchased at the box office are exchangeable. The rule does not apply to Arthur Ashe Stadium Courtside, Loge and Promenade Subscription tickets, Arthur Ashe Stadium Luxury Suite tickets, tickets issued as complimentary, and tickets bought through any auction, exchange, resale or secondary outlet.