08/21/12 9:00am

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It may not be the “official” start of the US Open (Day 1 is Monday, August 27), but great tennis gets underway today at the US Open Qualifying Tournament at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows. All of these matches are free through this Friday, and the winners then make up the list of players in the elimination rounds. (more…)