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Fresh Eye On The Open

Sept. 01, 1986
Sept. 01, 1986

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Sept. 1, 1986

The Redskins
World Swimming
Astros
Marcus Allen
Kristie Phillips

Fresh Eye On The Open

Last year a total of 439,255 spectators attended the 23 sessions of the U.S. Open at the National Tennis Center in New York. One of them took Polaroid photographs of the tournament's comings and goings and then altered the still-wet film by hand to create an impressionistic effect

This is an article from the Sept. 1, 1986 issue Original Layout

Some of the stadium ramps provide an excellent view of Court 3.

The nets come down and the rainwater comes off.

Carling Bassett roamed an outside court in the gloaming.

The Open is the only Grand Slam tournament that has night play.

For fans and photogs, comfort prevails over fashion.

John McEnroe lost his shirt in last year's championship match.

ILLUSTRATIONTIM GIRVINNINE PHOTOSMICHAEL GOING