The US Open may well be the safest place to be if in the United States currently. With a slew of security measures put into place, authorities are leaving absolutely nothing to chance.Fans though are being taught a lesson in patience and its virtues! Images courtesy: AP
The U.S. Tennis Association had announced a number of measures including wanding and using magnetometers before allowing fans to enter the venue. Images courtesy: AP
Organisers had warned that 'there may be slight delays' for fans this year. According to reports however, the delays are hardly slight. Images courtesy: AP
New York Times in a report quoted a fan as saying that the lines appeared to go on till the JFK Airport. While this may well be an exaggeration, chaos however was surely the order of Day 1. Images courtesy: AP
The recent bombings during the Boston massacre is being seen as the main reason for the 'hassle'. Images courtesy: AP
Once inside though, spectators can expect several treats. Consider this interactive tennis feature for example. Images courtesy: AFP
And then of course, there is the live tennis action of the final Grand Slam of the year which makes everything worth it! Images courtesy: AFP
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