NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Contemporary Services Corporation (CSC), the world's largest event security firm, is once again providing security services for the US Open Tennis Championships in Flushing, New York. This year's tournament takes place August 30 – September 12 at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, the world's largest public tennis facility. Recognized as the highest-attended annual sporting event in the world, the 2010 US Open is expected to surpass last year's attendance record of 721,059 fans and will also boast the richest purse in tennis history at $22.6 million.
In 2009, CSC's Special Events II division was awarded a 3-year contract to provide security services for the US Open Tennis Championships, including executive/VIP protection, player escorts, on-court protection, anti-doping teams, and staffing for other critical security positions. CSC will employ over 1,000 licensed security guards for this year's tournament and will be working closely with US Open Security Director Mike Rodriguez and the USTA staff in order to provide a secure environment for all guests, players, vendors, and employees. CSC will also work alongside the USTA security department, as well as federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
CSC is the world leader in crowd management, security, event staffing and guest services for the entertainment and sporting event industries. With more than 43 years of experience, CSC has garnered a loyal and esteemed client base, including more than 100 stadiums and arenas, over 70 universities and colleges, more than 20 convention centers, and numerous clients in the MLB, MLS, NBA, NFL, NHL, and NASCAR. CSC also has experience providing services for the world's most prestigious special events, including College Bowl Games, Final Four Tournaments, PGA Championships, 29 Super Bowls, 7 Olympic Games, 4 Presidential Inaugurations, and 2 World Cups.
SOURCE Contemporary Services Corporation