If watching the top seeds in tennis battling it out in two of the most well-known and well-respected tennis championships in the world sounds like Nirvana to you, you may want to take time out of your busy schedule to head to both the US Open in New York and Wimbledon in London, this year.
The US Open is scheduled for June 16-19, while Wimbledon takes place from June 27 to July 10, which gives you ample time to attend both these amazing tournaments. Or, if time is a constraint, you might opt to choose just one.
Don’t plan on seeing any players from Russia at Wimbledon this year.
“We recognize that this is hard on the individuals affected, and it is with sadness that they will suffer for the actions of the leaders of the Russian regime,” said Ian Hewitt, chairman of the All England Club. “"We have very carefully considered the alternative measures that might be taken within the UK Government guidance but, given the high profile environment of The Championships, the importance of not allowing sport to be used to promote the Russian regime and our broader concerns for public and player (including family) safety, we do not believe it is viable to proceed on any other basis at The Championships.”
What this means is that Daniil Medvedev, seeded second to Novak Djokovic, will not be playing at Wimbledon, nor will second-seeded Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus. That also ousted fifth-seeded Andrey Rublev of Russia.
Organizers of the 2022 US Open tennis tournament have so far made no corresponding statements regarding participation of Russian tennis players in the Grand Slam tournament. An announcement is expected soon.
There are a number of VIP packages available at the US Open for elite tennis fans. Among them are luxury suites with private exterior balconies and interior lounges with prime viewing and unparalleled experiences. Luxury suites also include:
For the first time this year, Wimbledon is offering a new VIP hospitality concept – The Treehouse, among others, featuring:
Attending elite championships such as the US Open and Wimbledon merit staying at equally elite homes while you are at these tournaments. Villa Lenyna in Port Jefferson in the Hamptons, is a little more than two hours from Manhattan and is an exquisite place to stay while you take in the tennis action. This palatial beachfront residence offers 20,000 square feet of living space with room for 22 guests. There are both indoor and outdoor pools, a tennis court, and a lovely rooftop terrace.
When in London, Grosvenor Penthouse will provide you with elegant, Deco-inspired living in the heart of the city’s fashionable Mayfair neighborhood. Presenting the ultimate London urban retreat, this property is fully attuned to the city's cosmopolitan spirit. Commanding views over Hyde Park from the balcony are best enjoyed engrossed in fine conversation, a glass of champagne in hand.
The most impressive 432 Park Avenue Apartment B has amazing views high above Manhattan with unparalleled views of Central Park and the city. World-class amenities available include seasonal menus for all meals of the day, a restaurant with patio, a fitness center with top equipment and a yoga room, a 75-foot indoor pool, a steam/sauna area, a massage room, a billiards room, a screening room, a business center, a parking garage with valet services and a playroom for children.
During your time in New York, you may want to experience other activities the city has to offer.
Here are some things that may peak your interest while in London.
If you are a luxury traveler who adores tennis, you can attend both the US Open and Wimbledon, if you choose. LVH will make it happen for you. We invite you to reach out to one of our client relations associates who will begin planning your tennis extravaganza in both London and New York or either destination. We are all about making your vacation dreams come true, no matter where you’re traveling. We will create a tailor-made itinerary just for you ensuring you will be experiencing only those things that will help you to create magical memories. For us, there is no other way.