U.S. Open Day Five – Fascinating People

Welcome to Day Five of the 2011 U.S. Open, where it’s another gorgeous day in New York! Here on Arthur Ashe Stadium, we’re rolling through the Day Session with two third round Women’s Singles matches: Anabel Medina Garrigues vs. Vera Zvonareva and Flavia Pennetta vs. Maria Sharapova. We’ll cap the Day Session with a second […]

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Leveling Semi-Trailers at the U.S. Open

Okay…so I thought the way we level our ’89 Winnebago was old-school and antiquated… But then, this morning, I walked out to the loading dock here at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center…This is a 53′ semi trailer loaded down with millions of dollars worth of audio and video hardware for broadcasters here […]

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Day 3 – BREAKING NEWS

VENUS WILLIAMS JUST WITHDREW FROM THE 2011 U.S. OPEN Okay…basically, here’s how I put the announcement on center court here at Arthur Ashe Stadium: “Unfortunately – Due to illness, Venus Williams has informed the tournament referee that she has withdrawn from the 2011 U.S. Open; therefore Germany’s Sabine Lisicki advances to the 3rd round with […]

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Day 3 of the 2011 U.S. Open Underway

Been busy here at the 2011 U.S. Open, where yesterday in Arthur Ashe Stadium we watched Novak Djokovic easily advance over Ireland’s Conor Niland, who tried to play with a nasty case of food poisoning…Conor eventually retired. So an easy start to the fourth major of the year for Nole… Last night – Rafael Nadal […]

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Day-One – Session-1 – 2011 U.S. Open

Forget earthquakes and hurricanes – the 2011 U.S. Open started on schedule – Monday, August 29th – here at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center… From the American perspective – a huge start for 16-year-old Madison Keys, overcoming Jill Craybas today. Here on Arthur Ashe Stadium, top-ranked American Mardy Fish had no trouble […]

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2011 U.S. Open – On Schedule…

First match here in Arthur Ashe Stadium won’t start until 1:00, but matches on the Grounds are set to start on time, just two hours from now. There’s still a lot of work left to do around the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, but crews are knocking it out… Click here for some […]

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