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Why you should watch the Open

From Roger Federer to goofy outfits, Patrick Hruby gives you 10 good reasons you should be glued to the U.S. Open.

Updated: August 29, 2005, 1:14 PM ET
By Patrick Hruby | Page 2

Before we get into the reasons you should watch the U.S. Open, let's start with a small caveat:

John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors are not coming back.

It's over. So over. Like Bjorn Borg's headbands. Been that way for more than a decade. If you want to relive the glory days of SuperBrat and Jimbo, put on ESPN Classic. Get ahold of this book. Or buy a ticket to the Old Guy -- er, Champions -- Tour.

Oh, and please, please stop complaining that tennis ain't what it used to ...

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