The pre-US Open buzz actually began days before the draw for the final major of the year was made.
Maria Sharapova had to pull out of the US Open with a shoulder injury, but all was not lost...
The former World No.1 was in town to celebrate the one year anniversary of her candy line, Sugarpova.
Sharapova launched the Sugarpova Accessory Collection exclusively at Henri Bendel in the city.
Serena Williams was also in town for the draw ceremony on Thursday, alongside the ATP's Andy Murray.
Williams also took some time out for the Delta Open celebrity table tennis tournament on Wednesday.
Among her fellow competitors was Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender Henrik Lundqvist.
NBA star Iman Shumpert and MLB star Brett Gardner were also among the participants at the event.
The Williams sisters were both out at the 14th Annual BNP Paribas Taste Of Tennis on Thursday night.
Ana Ivanovic also made an appearance at the event, which took place at the W New York Hotel.
Agnieszka Radwanska placed third in the Emirates Airline US Open Series over the summer season.
Monica Puig with ATP star James Blake. Puig is one of five teenagers in the world's Top 50 right now.
Jelena Jankovic has very fond memories of the US Open - she reached her first Grand Slam final here.
Victoria Azarenka put on her DJ hat during the BNP Paribas Taste Of Tennis event Thursday night.
Meanwhile, celebrities - like Rosario Dawson - mingled with WTA stars at the US Open Kick-Off Party.
TV star Matt Bomer was also among the celebs at the party, which was held at the PH-D Rooftop Lounge.
The stands were packed on Saturday for Arthur Ashe Kids Day, and why not - the line-up was packed.
Among the many big names attending the event was the United States' First Lady, Michelle Obama.
UK band The Wanted - who have been on Azarenka's iPod, as the Belarusian has said - were there too.
Arthur Ashe Kids Day was hosted by Missy Franklin - a four-time Olympic gold medalist in swimming.