Black and white image of Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal
Tennis Pros Take Courtyard

It's “Game On!” at the Annual Palace Invitational Exclusively at The Palace

New York City Master Magician Steve Cohen at Lotte New York Palace

As NYC gears up to host late summer’s celebrated US Open Tennis Championships every year, Lotte New York Palace plays host to the ultimate competitive warm-up for the defending champs: the Place Invitational. The annual face-off takes place on the hotel’s iconic Madison Avenue Courtyard, bringing crowds of fans to watch their favorite players battle it out to become the year’s reigning Badminton champion.

New York City Master Magician Steve Cohen at Lotte New York Palace

“The Tournament took place at the iconic Lotte New York Palace hotel, and the players were surrounded by glitzy onlookers.”

 “Guests took in court side views while enjoying cocktails and light bites served up in honor of America’s largest annual tennis tournament, the US Open.”

"This is just a nice way for all of us to have fun and not be so serious when the tournament is so serious" —Venus Williams

“Tennis champs Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams compete against each other at the 4th Annual Palace Invitational event in N.Y.C.”

“Tennis champs Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams compete against each other at the 4th Annual Palace Invitational event in N.Y.C.”

“Serena Williams and Venus Williams pose during the 2018 Palace Invitational Badminton Tournament.”

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