Serena Williams helps US Open set new attendance record

US Open set the new attendance record and Serena's final tournament has certainly played an important role.

In 2022, 776,120 tennis fans attended the US Open tournament.

The earlier record was set in the 2019 US open, when 737,872 tennis fans attended the US Open tournament.

In US Open 2022, it was very obvious that the US Open tournament would have a great attendance number.

3 weeks before the tournament started, Serena announced that the US Open would be the last tennis tournament of her professional career.

Serena's 3-matches drew over 80,000 spectators.

Serena Williams' 1st round match against Danka Kovinic drew 29,402 tennis fans.

2 days later, a new record was set after 29,959 tennis fans came to watch Serena Williams' victory over Anett Kontaveit.

In the 3rd round - the match in which Serena lost - over 23,000 tennis fans were in attendance.

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