Every year crowds flock to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center to attend the US Open. But months before the players arrive nearly 500 people swarm the courts vying for only 80 coveted spots as one of the tournament’s official ballpersons. After some inside tips from the Director of US Open Ballpersons, Tina Taps, host Annamaria Stewart goes through the rigorous tryout process with Cathie Delaney, Assistant Director of US Open Ballpersons, to see if she has what it takes to be a ballperson at the US Open.
Hudson Kaylie – 4 year US Open Veteran
Wesley Chu – 13 year US Open Veteran
Justin Holmes – 5 year US Open Veteran
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