Where the U.S Open Players are Staying in Manhattan
Yesterday we met some friends at their hotel, the Intercontinental Barclay on 48th Street between Park and Lex, before we all headed out to the U.S. Open.
We noticed a whole lotta tennis bags in the lobby--at the front desk, on the chairs and on people's shoulders as they walked in and out. Normally, we just assumed the city is full of crazy tennis poseurs who want to be noticed. But later on that night, we spied one of the Bryan brothers--the freakishly good twin brothers doubles team--in the lobby, just a few hours after we watched them play in Arthur Ashe stadium. So it's safe to say that some actual tennis players are staying there. Along with some poseurs of course.
Meanwhile the Grand Hyatt at Grand Central Station has a whole bunch of Lexus cars out front with the "Official Car of the U.S. Open" painted on the sides. Whether or not real players are staying there, we can't say.