Associated Press
FILE - In this June 26, 2012, file photo, Rafael Nadal, of Spain, returns a shot against Thomaz Bellucci, of Brazil, during their match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon in London. Fans can look forward to a variety of grunts, shrieks and hoots as the start of the U.S. Open tennis tournament approaches on Monday, Aug. 27, in New York. Noisemaking competitors have stirred reactions from tennis enthusiasts and opposing competitors alike, causing governing bodies to look for ways to regulate the sound level. The Associated Press takes a look at offenders past and present, the hindrance rule, and how to tame the grunters. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, File)

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