For the 35,000 tennis fans streaming daily into Flushing Meadows, there are several US Open traditions that stand the test of time: swallowing the sticker shock over a $7 bottle of water, cheering for rival Eastern Europeans in a fifth-set showdown — and watching eager teenage ball boys take to the court in earnest.
But on Court 14 during a late-afternoon slugfest on opening day, the ball boy jumping up to catch the cross-court winner wasn’t some 16-year-old string bean, but a tattooed rookie three times his age....
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"-So how does it feel to be this year’s oldest US Open ball boy?
-Ball person, corrects Reed."
That one made me lol
OMG what a freaky thing tradition?!
Thought of Speedy Gonzales for some reason...
What an inspiration:) Legend!
And the girl catching the flying junk, nice skills lol:D