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Let the Matches Begin!

The U.S. Open starts today, and if you’re 10% as excited as we are, then you’re pretty excited! Before the action starts on Arthur Ashe, Louis Armstrong, the Grandstand (pictured above, empty last Saturday), and Courts 3 through 17, we thought we’d pass along some of the most interesting tennis stories featured in the news […]

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Hawk-Eye Testing Looks Fun!

One of the niftier things we saw this weekend at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (when the grounds were open to the public for free before the start of the U.S. Open) was the testing of Hawk-Eye on Louis Armstrong (above) and the Grandstand. We’re not exactly sure how spreading the balls around […]

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Azarenka Has a New Coach … and It’s John McEnroe?

Who’s that giving pointers to Victoria Azarenka at the U.S. Open on the Grandstand on Saturday? It’s John McEnroe! We can only presume that McEnroe and Azarenka set up this coaching date at Nike’s Primetime Knockout Event earlier in the week. We also assume that this coaching gig was not a permanent thing, because, let’s […]

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Enter The Evian® Live Young Contest

U.S. Open Champion Maria Sharapova is sponsored by Evian® and is part of their “Live Young” campaign. Part of the campaign, besides events in New York City during the lead up to the U.S. Open, is the Live Young Contest. The grand prize winner receives a pair of tickets to the 2010 U.S. Open, and each […]

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Serena Withdraws from 2010 U.S. Open

Having just expressed our trepidation about seeing Serena Williams out and about but still wearing a brace to protect her foot, it is with disappointment (but not much surprise) that we have learned that Williams officially withdrew from the U.S. Open today after being advised by her doctors to give her foot more time to […]

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Tennis Channel’s U.S. Open Sweepstakes

Tennis Channel has followed up its 2010 Passport to Paris and London Calling Sweepstakes with its 2010 U.S. Open Sweepstakes. The name of the sweepstakes might not be as interesting as its predecessors, but the prizes are still pretty great:  2011 U.S. Open tickets, roundtrip airfare to New York City, and 5 nights at the […]

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Patrick McEnroe to Give Away Two U.S. Open Tickets

From Patrick McEnroe’s Facebook page: “WIN 2 tickets to the US Open in September by telling me who your favorite tennis rivalry is, and why! One person will be chosen, randomly, after the last final is played at Wimbledon tomorrow night. Can’t wait to hear from you!” So hurry on over to Facebook, “Like” Patrick […]

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U.S. Open Ticket Sales’ Times Square Kick Off

The day that U.S. Open tickets go on sale is always great, but it was especially beautiful in New York City today! Naturally, we found a way to sneak out of work for a bit to check out the U.S. Open Ticket Sales Kick Off Event in Times Square. The setup included a mini tennis […]

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U.S. Open Casting Call

Do you know of a kid who dreams of performing under the bright lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium at the U.S. Open? Well, here is his or her chance of a lifetime: What: U.S. Open Casting Call – Be prepared to sing an a cappella version of “America the Beautiful.” Who: Kids 12-years-old and younger […]

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