U.S. Open Ballperson Tryouts next week


Ever wanted to grace the tennis court at the U.S. Open?

Here’s your chance. The United States Tennis Association (USTA) is looking for 80 ball persons for the 2016 U.S. Open this summer at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing.

USTA estimates there will be 350 people competing for those slots, each evaluated for their running, throwing and catching skills.

Only people ages 14 and up can apply. Participants can register on-site on Thursday, June 23 at 3 p.m. For more information, visit www.usopen.org/ballperson.

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