The US Open is creeping up and who doesn’t love a good tennis match? Especially since Serena Williams may win the much coveted Grand Slam. It’s one of those unifying New York water-cooler moments, and it’s all happening from August 31 to September 13 in Queens.
Everyone wants to see Serena win the coveted match—that’s four competitions, each played on different court surfaces: Wimbledon on grass, the French Open on clay, The Australian and US Open both on hard surfaces. Serena can surmount all!
For those of us not lucky enough to sit in the stands to watch Serena play, Haute Living has curated a couple of places to view the match in public. Forget your local sports bar, these places are offering special cocktails and amenities to celebrate the event.
This rooftop bar with panoramic city views offers a casual-yet-sophisticated viewing experience with indoor and outdoor options. Imagine yourself on the 30th floor of a New York rooftop watching the match on massive TV screen sipping a frozen cocktail called “Matchpoint.“ That’s a mix of vodka, cranberry, orange, liqueur, lemon juice and Limoncello—wowsa!
200 West 39th Street
This a great space to gather friends and enjoy the match. For those highly anticipated night matches, you can watch outside on a large-format projector under the stars with plush chairs. Jimmy fans can indulge in treats like Loco en el Coco comprised of Illegal Joven Mezcal, Ancho reyes chili liqueur, coconut, pineapple and lime.
15 Thompson Street
This Midtown hotel is offering guests complementary valet parking, US Tennis Association in-room amenity and MTA transportation free (otherwise known as a Metrocard), plus a late check out of 2pm.
21 East 52nd. Street