All week, NY1's Pat Kiernan has been delivering his morning news segments from the U Open, and then he's been spending his afternoons meeting some of the people who make the tennis event what it is. In this latest report, Pat goes on court to learn what it's like to be a "ball person."
There are many ways for tennis fans to get their scores at the US Open. There's an in-house radio network. Digital scoreboards on every court. An app that's updated instantly. And there's the old fashion "drawboard" that's updated by a guy who climbs up a ladder with letters and numbers.
The 136th U.S. Open Tennis Championship is underway in New York and Charter is an official sponsor of the tournament. All this week, NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan is reporting from the U.S. Open. In the latest installment of our special Reporter's Notebook series, Pat offers his behind-the-scenes look.
NY1 VIDEO: NY1 morning anchor Pat Kiernan has the heart of a lion and the feet of a gazelle. United States Tennis Association Director of Tennis, Whitney Kraft, faces off against Pat and gives him pointers on how to grunt when he hits the ball.
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