The USTA Â has announced the 2011 US Open Menâ€™s Wildcards. They include 2001 US Open champion Lleyton Hewitt of Australia, former US Open semifinalist Robby Ginepri, Ryan Harrison, current NCAA champion Steve Johnson, USTA Boysâ€™ 18s champion Jack Sock, Donald Young, and Franc
eâ€™s Julien Benneteau.
One more wildcard will be awarded to the winner of the 2011 US Open Wild Card Playoff, an eight-player invitational tournament held by USTA Player Development at the Junior Tennis Champions Center, a USTA Certified Regional Training Center in College Park, Md.
The 2011 US Open will be played August 29 â€“ September 11 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.
Both the menâ€™s and womenâ€™s US Open singles champions will win $1.8 million in prize money with the ability to earn an additional $1 million in bonus prize money (for a total potential payout of $2.8 million) based on their performance in the 2011 Olympus US Open Series.