News, notes and fun from the U.S. National Tennis Center.
U.S. Open aces and faults
ACE. Civility at tennis matches. Instead of boos from the crowd, a flubbed shot evokes a group “Awwwwww.”
FAULT. The missing star power without Rafael Nadal (knee tendinitis) in the Open field.
ACE. Hustling ball persons.
FAULT. The rare occasion when a player challenges both a linesperson’s call and the subsequent Hawk-Eye replay confirmation of the call. (This means you, Jelena...