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Aces, Deuce and a Grand Slam

September 08, 1998

A numbers look at the U.S. Open being played in Flushing Meadow, N.Y.:

Phone/cable lines: 4 million feet

Public toilets: 400

Doors and locks: 1,100

ATM machines: 7

Tennis courts: 45

Towels used by players: 8,000

Rolls of film developed: 13,000

Napkins used for hospitality functions: 24,000

Tennis balls used: 23,000

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Source: USTA

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