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Emirates adds glamour to tennis action at the 2016 US Open

Dubai: September 5, 2016 - A host of celebrity guests were spotted at the Emirates suite at the 2016 US Open held at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Centre in New York City.

Oscar-winning actors Kevin Spacey, Susan Sarandon and Lupita Nyong’o were in attendance at the Emirates suite, as well as British actor Hugh Grant, and cast members of award-winning series Orange is the New Black – Uzo Aduba, Danielle Brooks, and Adrienne Moore. Emirates also hosted Sports Illustrated model Ashley Graham, Oscar-nominated actor Michael Shannon, Jonah Hill and US Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, amongst others.

As part of Emirates’ sponsorship of the US Tennis Association (USTA), the airline became the title sponsor of the Emirates Airline US Open Series, as well as the Official Airline of the US Open, starting in 2012.