The U.S. Open, starting Aug. 29, is a two-week production that will draw upwards of 700,000 fans. For those planning to attend, here are various tips—culled from previous years with some new ones thrown in:
• We'll get the icky self-promotion out early. The SI.com tennis page will feature the work of various and sundry colleagues including Richard Deitsch, Stanley Kay, Elizabeth Newman, Jamie Lisanti and yours truly. Plus, this year, look for SI’s Daily Data Visualizations, an ongoing collaboration with IBM.