Monthly Archives: August 2018

Kelly Clarkson, Serena Williams, and Rafa—Inside the 2018 USTA Foundation Opening Night Gala

Written on August 28, 2018 at 6:00 pm, by

“We’re all about growth at the moment,” said USTA Foundation president Thomas S. Chen at last night’s Opening Night Gala. Given the recent opening of the Louis Armstrong Stadium—Andy Murray defeated James Duckworth on the new court yesterday—the organization is already well on its way. “At tonight’s gala we raised $1.6 million; that’s up from $1.1 million Read More

Kelly Clarkson Gives Epic Performance At U.S. Open & Jokes She Loves ‘Opening For Serena Williams’

Written on August 27, 2018 at 6:27 pm, by

The U.S. Open is about to begin! Not only that, but it’s actually the tournament’s 50th anniversary. In honor of the special occasion, Kelly Clarkson gave a performance to remember while wearing a silver outfit with metallic sequins. Taking the center stage (more like center-court), the pop star performed hits like “Walk Away” and “Since You’ve Been Read More

Opening Night at Tennis’ US Open with First-Ever “Double Doubleheader”

Written on August 26, 2018 at 10:46 pm, by

The 50th Anniversary US Open will double your evening pleasure starting Monday, Aug. 27, with the first-ever scheduled night session doubleheaders on the new Louis Armstrong Stadium alongside the matches on Arthur Ashe Stadium on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. ET.  The Ashe twinibill has six-time champion #17 Serena Williams who is seeking a record-tying 24th Read More

Glamour Builds On Its Women of the Year Awards

Written on August 21, 2018 at 10:22 pm, by

The magazine is expanding its annual awards and summit into a three-day event with interactive elements accessible to consumers, part of Condé Nast’s goal to find new revenue sources. November’s 28th annual Glamour Women of the Year Awards and summit — the first hosted by editor-in-chief Samantha Barry, who succeeded Cindi Leive in the top Read More

Glamour Extends Women of the Year Awards, Returns Event to NYC

Written on August 21, 2018 at 9:33 pm, by

Glamour’s editor-in-chief, Samantha Barry, announced that for her first time hosting the brand’s Women of the Year Awards and Summit (now in its 28th year), she will be extending the annual event to span three days, including a new experiential element, aimed to provide attendees with behind-the-scenes, exclusive-access activities across New York City. Running November Read More

13 Young Singers to Perform at 2018 US Open

Written on August 20, 2018 at 10:21 pm, by

The USTA announced the names of 13 vocalists, ages 14 and under, who will perform patriotic-themed songs during the night sessions of the 2018 US Open and at Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day. The lineup for this year’s US Open will feature a new slate of talent from throughout the New York tristate area, as well Read More