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Let's reinvigorate the dog days of summer tennis

Updated: August 4, 2009, 1:04 PM ET
By James Martin, TENNIS.com

This is a weird time of year for tennis fans. On the one hand, the recreational season is in full swing, as people hit the courts and league tennis heats up as teams try to reach nationals in their final matches. On the other hand, the pro tours seem to fizzle like a barbeque without beer.

The main point of interest during the dog days of summer, the marketing machine that ties the calendar together and is supposed to build excitement toward the year's final Grand Slam, is the U.S. Open ...

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