From Donald Trump to Tiger Woods, Which All Celebrities Have Been to the US Open?

Published 08/30/2021, 10:00 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 25: Fireworks explode over Arthur Ashe Stadium during the opening ceremony on Day One of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 25, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)


It is time for the last Grand Slam of the year and fans seem pretty excited about the tournament. The US Open 2021 will kick off from today at the Flushing Meadows in New York.

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The US Open 2021 will have 100% fans this time. Interestingly, a number of celebrities from different fields often pay a visit to watch the live action at the Grand Slam. Here’s a list of all those renowned people who have been a part of the audience at the major in the past-

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When Mike Tyson and Tiger Woods were found cheering at the US Open 2021

Boxing legend and former World heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson shocked everyone when he came to watch some live tennis at the US Open 2018. He even gave an interview to the press before the match.

Interestingly, Golf legend, Tiger Woods also showed up to support his good friend, Rafael Nadal, at the US Open 2019 along with his family. Woods cheered quite hard for Rafa during his match against Marin Cilic- which he eventually won in four sets.

Some American Presidents who watched live matches at the US Open

Forget about the fans, even some American Presidents couldn’t control themselves from witnessing live tennis at the US Open. Former President Donald Trump watched a match between Venus and Serena Williams in 2015 with his wife, Melania Trump.

Before him, former President Bill Clinton has also paid a visit to the Flushing Meadows in 2009. Interestingly, he seems to like tennis a lot and has been a part of the US Open audience many times.

Renowned Hollywood stars spotted at the Flushing Meadows

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A number of Hollywood superstars have also marked their presence at the US Open to support and cheer their favorite players. Best known for his role as Wolverine and a big Novak Djokovic fan, Hugh Jackman, decided to watch a match of tennis at the US Open 2018 with his wife.

Apart from him, actress Kate Upton, power couple Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas, Popstar Beyonce, fashion entrepreneur Olivia Palermo, and actor Jason Biggs have all been a part of the crowd at the US Open in the past years.

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Fans hope to witness many such celebrities at the Grand Slam this year as well. Who will emerge as the winner of the US Open 2021?

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Anshul Singh

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Anshul Singh is a tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 500 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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