Time Reports

How a New York City Tennis Facility Became a Headquarters for COVID-19 Relief

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City has become an essential part of the city’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The indoor training facility in the borough of Queens has been transformed into a hospital while the stadium has become a food commissary, serving frontline workers and underprivileged school children.
Danny Zausner, the COO of the USTA National Tennis Center, which typically hosts the U.S. Open every August, tells me about the phone call he received from NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo.