A shout-out to Nick for adding meat to this U.S. Open piece over at The National, which talks about how tennis has finally gone mainstream. And it’s true: before the year’s final major went viral with such classics as Federer‘s “best shot ever” and Serena‘s meltdown (YouTube gold, I tell ya!), our sport was being forwarded on in the form of Mikhail Youzhny‘s Soviet spazzfest.
Ladies and gents, we’ve arrived!
Read more: Tennis: What’s Not to Love? The National, September 17, 2009.