James Blake loses in U.S. Open tuneup

Updated: August 25, 2010, 10:13 PM ET
By Jane McManus | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- What do threatened rainouts, unpronounceable names and a food court that includes French crepes signify? Tennis, and the Pilot Pen tournament has been host for years to players who needed to tune up their game before the U.S. Open.

This is the week for New York area tennis fans to get close to some of the world's best players before the throngs pour into Flushing. Not only is the Pilot Pen this week, featuring the best crop of players, but the Bronx Open in Crotona Park ...

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