Emirates to be official airline of US Open for 12th consecutive year

Dubai: Emirates, the national airline of Dubai, is all set to serve world-class tennis action to sports fans in its 12th consecutive year as the official airline of the US Open Tennis Championships.Emirates has been sponsoring various sports events, but it is mainly known for its sponsorship of football. The US Tennis tournament will be running from August 28 to September 10 this year with Emirates bringing another exciting tennis season for its global audiences. Emirates fans and lovers of the game will be seeing a host of activities lined up to thrill tennis enthusiasts of all ages, whether courtside, off the court, or in the air.This year the airline returns with its dynamic presence for showcasing its superior hospitality to tennis enthusiasts in addition to providing a full line-up of engaging activities to keep audiences entertained. Main highlights of this year’s event include tennis clinics with the sport’s legendary players.Emirates’ ongoing partnership with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and the high-profile annual sporting event goes back to 2012.The airline’s portfolio of tennis sponsorships also includes three of the four Grand Slam tournaments in addition to 60 other tournaments throughout the year in partnership with the ATP, including the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, Miami Open and BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells in the US.