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Hundreds ready to serve as US Open ballpersons

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Flushing resident Callistus Joseph juggles as he tests for the back court position. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Shakeya Williams, 14, cools off in front of a fan before her tryout. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Stacie Nadel from Glen Head prepares to throw. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Luz Arzayus holds her hand in the ballperson position. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Gesiye Datuowei throws back a ball. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Luz Arzayus, 16, from East Elmhurst grabs a tennis ball. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Elliott Everett from Flushing races to grab the tennis ball during his tryout. Photo by Christina Santucci
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George Mora, 16, prepares to throw. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Youngsters (l.-r.) Christian Buelo, Callistus Joseph and Adrian Holder walk out of the tennis center after they tried out. Photo by Christina Santucci
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Gesiye Datuowei from Glen Oaks tryouts out to be a ballperson. Photo by Christina Santucci

Hundreds of would-be ballpersons tested their skills during tryouts for the 2012 US Open last Thursday.

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