The $450 million annually the tournament generates for the city’s economy is more than the four major professional sports teams based in New York combined." "Last year, the Open earned more than $100 million on revenue of more than $200 million, according to the SportsBusiness Journal.
“The USTA has done wonders for us, and they’re a money- making machine for themselves,” Podziba said. “I wish we could have two or three more U.S. Opens each year for our economy, and we especially now could use it.” "