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Tweets of the Week: Tsonga's fire safety

The tennis tour has officially invaded New York as the men and women make their final preparations for the U.S. Open, which begins on Monday. If you think the players have holed themselves up in their hotels all week you've missed out on the grinding tennis press junket. They've been everywhere!

Here are some of the best tweets of the week .

Tweet of the Week: Anna Wintour hosted a belated birthday party for Roger Federer and Diane Von Furstenberg was there to Instagram it. Yup, don't think I would have ever written that sentence.

https://twitter.com/DVF/status/238972224273522688

Best of the rest

10. Bad luck, Russ: Michael Russell has now drawn a seed at the U.S. Open in every main draw he's played in since 2001.

http://twitter.com/djmruss/statuses/238727143486541824

9. Fact Czech: British player Anne Keothavong has apparently defected to the Czech Republic according to British Eurosport.

http://twitter.com/annekeothavong/statuses/238738670390243328

8. When in Texas...: Jelena Jankovic rides a horse in Dallas. Am I the only one who wishes that horse could tweet what it's thinking right now?

http://twitter.com/jelena_jankovic/statuses/239061887487205376

7. More over, ESPN: Andy Roddick, who co-hosts a sports radio show on Fox Radio Network, bringing the analysis.

http://twitter.com/andyroddick/statuses/237342168426102785

 6. Wii tennis: This is a bit unfair. Mike's a doubles player!

http://twitter.com/Bryanbros/statuses/238814750975352833

5. Petko returns: Andrea Petkovic won her first match back after injury this week in New Haven.

http://twitter.com/andreapetkovic/statuses/237691681581977600

4. Team DY: Sloane Stephens had her eye on Donald Young while he finally snapped his 17-match losing streak in Winston-Salem.

http://twitter.com/sloanetweets/statuses/237641749563068416

3. Read the memo, Sasha: Serena needs a break from her hitting partner.

http://twitter.com/serenawilliams/statuses/236943662792208385

2. Razor burn: Wait, why is Ryan Harrison using hotel razors? Talk to him, Mardy.

http://twitter.com/ryanharrison92/statuses/237297328384512001

1. Touche, Jo: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga needed stitches after he literally ran into a fire hydrant in Montreal two weeks ago. Based on this picture, his sense of humor is firmly intact.

http://twitter.com/tsonga7/statuses/238718409402093569

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