Thursday, September 8, 2011

It Must Be Love

I went to New York City for the first time over Labor Day weekend. Even though I didn't see much of the actual city I loved what I did see. I met my parents, older sister Allie, my grandparents, aunt and little cousin for the US Open. Before we got to the tennis I took my parents and Allie to see Warhorse. A play that I had seen in London and had absolutely loved. My family loved it and I enjoyed it even more the second time. If you have the chance make sure to see this play!

We had tickets for the main Arthur Ashe stadium where Caroline Wosniacki, Roger Federer, and Novak Djokovic would be playing. Subaru had given my dad some seats but we weren't quite sure where they were, well they ended up being on the fourth row! I was able to see my hero, Federer play right in front of me.
Roger Federer

We went back again the next day and saw even more great tennis. Tsonga and Verdasco, Mardy Fish, John Isner, and of course Andy Roddick. It is crazy how fast the time goes by when you are watching these matches. Before we knew it our days were gone and it was time to go home. Unfortunately, I forgot my phone the second day so my mom has all the great pictures on her phone.

Verdasco (He is really really cute)

Tsonga

And the number 1 in the world Djokovic

One of the best moments was on the second day when we were walking to Roddick's match and all of the sudden James Blake is standing in front of me. Luckily, we had just thought to buy a tennis ball and sharpie just in case we could get autographs so I got Blake's autograph. During Roddick's match I made my way down to the second row so I could try and get an autograph. When he finished he started walking off the court and then he veered right to where I was standing, signed my ball and then almost stole my pen! I was so happy because Allie's favorite player in the world is Andy Roddick so I was able to give her his autograph!
It was a wonderful weekend spent in NYC!

The Arthur Ashe stadium at the US Open is the largest outdoor tennis-only arena in the world







1 comment:

  1. huzzah! I love your adventures. Keep them coming :)

    ReplyDelete