NEW YORK -- Celeb watchers won't have to survey the stands at the U.S. Open because the stars will be on the courts.
Will Ferrell, Queen Latifah (lah-TEE'-fuh) and singer Taio (ty-OH') Cruz will be among the celebrities participating in the tennis tournament in New York, it was announced Wednesday.
Ferrell will join John McEnroe and Jim Courier during a doubles exhibition on Sept. 8.
Latifah will be part of a somber moment as the tournament pays tribute to 9/11 victims on Sept. 11. It's the last scheduled day of the tournament, the men's final.
The Aug. 29 opening-night ceremony will include a performance by Cruz and Greyson Chance. Festivities will kick off the week before with a concert by Girl Talk and Matt & Kim in Manhattan.