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17 Photos Of Celebrities At The US Open Over The Years That Might Make You Feel Old

The 2023 US Open is nearing the end. The final matches will commence over the weekend, and it's sure to be an exciting finish to an already dynamic tournament. You can see all the current scores and remaining match schedules here.

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Outside of the actual gameplay, one of the most fun activities every year is seeing which celebrities turn out to see tennis greats battle. This year, the likes of Justin and Hailey Bieber, Barack and Michelle Obama, Emma Watson, Jimmy Butler, and so many more were in attendance.

Justin Bieber lifts his arm to cheer the match as he sits next to his wife, Hailey; NBA player Jimmy Butler sits behind them
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Just look at Barack and Michelle being all smiles:

They're smiling at each other
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In fact, the US Open has long been a star-studded event, so here's a look back at 17 times celebs made their way to the tournament:

1.Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks in 1987:

Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks hold hands as they walk outside at night
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2.John F. Kennedy Jr. in 1991:

John F Kennedy Jr. walk as he holds a small paper basket of food and munches on a french fry; he's wearing a dress shirt, tie, and suspenders
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3.Barbra Streisand and her then-boyfriend Andre Agassi in 1992:

They're standing together and smiling; he's wearing a cap, Nike T-shirt, shorts, and sneakers, and she's wearing a sun hat, tank top, jogging pants, and sneakers
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4.Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise, who were married at the time, in 1993:

Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise smile as they sit next to each other; they're both wearing sunglasses and she's wearing a straw sun hat
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5.Brooke Shields and her then-boyfriend Andre Agassi in 1994:

Brooke Shields and Andre Agassi hold hands as they walk through a crowd; he's wearing a Nike cap and jacket and she's wearing sunglasses
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6.Whitney Houston in 1997:

Whitney Houston stands onstage with her arms outstretched as she performs at the US Open
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7.Britney Spears in 1999:

Britney Spears holds a giant tennis ball as she poses for a photo while wearing a long-sleeved shirt that says US Open, a matching tennis skirt, and eyeglasses
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8.Serena Williams and Lil' Bow Wow in 2001:

Serena, holding a Wilson US Open ball, smiles as she bends down to take a picture with Lil' Bow Wow, who's holding a tennis racket
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9.Aretha Franklin in 2002:

Aretha Franklin holding a microphone and singing on court at the US Open
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10.Beyoncé and Jay-Z in 2003:

Beyoncé and Jay-Z sitting and smiling in the US Open stands
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11.Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen in 2004:

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen walking down the steps to their seats; both are wearing sunglasses and jeans
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12.Rihanna in 2005:

Rihanna smiling and pretending to serve with a giant tennis ball and a giant tennis racket in her hands
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13.Janet Jackson in 2007:

Janet Jackson standing and applauding
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14.Eva Longoria in 2010:

Eva Longoria, who's wearing a hat and sunglasses, pumps her fist
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15.Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas in 2010:

Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas holding microphones and performing together on the court at the US Open
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16.Vanessa Hudgens and Jason Sudeikis in 2011:

Vanessa Hudgens watches a match while holding a large glass with "Moet" on it, while Jason Sudeikis stands in the suite behind her holding a tray with two more matching glasses
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17.Anna Wintour and Michael Jordan in 2014:

Anna Wintour smiles as she stands at her seat while Michael Jordan applauds and smiles while sitting
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Of course, this was by no means an exhaustive list. So tell us in the comments below who was your favorite star sighted at the US Open!