Blogging at the Open: Many many to follow, but my hats are off to the New Yorker’s The Sporting Scene, the New York Times’s U.S. Open blog, and The New York Observer’s take on the Grand Slam. (Le sad that Gawker can’t get into it.)
Heaven forbid Ticketmaster lose money: NYPD cracks down on scalping at the Open.
Apples and oranges: The American Heart Journal publishes a study which concludes that baseliners and serve-and-volleyers have different hearts.
Kolya candid about controversy: Nikolay Davydenko faced the press after his first round dismantling of wildcard (and junior) Jesse Levine. He talked openly about how he’s been dealing with the gambling scandal that he’s the center of.
Speaking of juniors: Irvinian Michael McClune is also out. (ZooTennis)