The watcher becomes the watched
By Nicholas Collias
This may not sound like much of a game at first, but sit with any diehard tennis fan during the U.S. Open this week, and you'll know exactly what I mean. The one-on-one format, the extreme close-ups, the grunting--it all adds up to a sport where spectators project more of their own emotions onto the players than any other ... except maybe golf (but due to the slim number of camera-ready Maria Sharapovas and Andy Roddicks in golf, the choice for TV watchers this time of year is pretty clear).
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