Whats left to try or enjoy in states for me?

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  1. cricketics

    cricketics New User

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    So I have been to this year's US OPEN. This was my first time here. Actually I have just attended one tennis tournament before this and that was Leg Mason which is close to my location.

    I want to ask or take suggestions from you all that what's left for me to enjoy? I know U.S does host lot of tennis tournaments all year along in different parts of the States. Which one would you recommend me. Any particular tournament which you have been to or you think is really one of those which one should attend.

    I attended most part of US Open, Actually all of it and loved it. Barring the rain and washed out days, I enjoyed my stay in NY and going to NTC everyday by number 7 train and then checking in and exploring and walking around the Ashe to see different games in different courts. It was really fun but all attended too soon. Time really flies.

    So what would you guys recommend me? I am looking for tournaments in U.S only

    Thanks
     
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  2. dennis10is

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    Check out the ATP and WTA website. In March are the two big tournaments in the US.
     
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  3. Jack the Hack

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    I would recommend the Indian Wells Masters Series tournament in early March. Great weather in southern California during that timeframe, and the access to players at this event on the practice courts is excellent. The US Open is awesome, but Indian Wells is much more relaxed and if you come early in the tournament, and you'll get to see everyone up close.

    (I've played at the Key Biscayne facility, but I've never been there during the pro event. However, I imagine it and the Cincinatti tournament might be similar. Just pick which part of the country you want to go... California, Florida, or Ohio.)
     
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  4. cricketics

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    Thanks guys. I haven't been to Cali side. I think I might go there this time perhaps.

    Thanks.
     
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  5. GS

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    Yeah, go to Indian Wells. You'll experience beautiful weather and escape from the chilly East Coast winter.
    Fly cheaply on Southwest Airlines to Ontario (L.A.), then rent a car.
     
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  6. zapvor

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    man i got caught up at the open and forgot to catch up with you cricketics!
     
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  7. ollinger

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    One unfortunate aspect of the US Open is that Flushing, the neighborhood a five minute walk away, is now considered by many to be a better "Chinatown" (east Asiatown, really) than the Chinatown in lower Manhattan, with superior authentic restaurants. A shame almost nobody ever sees it when they visit the Open.
     
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  8. dozu

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    since you are on the east coast, Cincy, Miami, Toronto/Montreal are all worth going.
     
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  9. zapvor

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    might have to go to cincy next year!
     
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  10. geese_com

    geese_com Semi-Pro

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    I definitely recommend Cincy! It's a little warm, but the tournament is awesome. I actually prefer it over the US Open.
     
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  11. zapvor

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    what makes it better than USO
     
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  12. a10best

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    a little, it is always warm in summer. Cincy in the summer is no picnic.
    Miami does get hot the 2nd week of tourney in early April.
    I felt it the 2 times I went. I've never been to Indian Wells & will have to do that someday.
     
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