U.S. Open 2011

Associated Press
FILE - This combination of file photos shows, from left, Monica Seles on Aug. 28, 1995, Novak Djokovic on Aug. 18, 2012, Rafael Nadal on June 26, 2012, Serena and Venus Williams on Aug. 4, 2012, Maria Sharapova on Aug. 4, 2012, Victoria Azarenka on Aug. 1, 2012, and Jimmy Connors on Sept. 5, 1991. 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 Photos, File)

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The U.S. Open is underway in Flushing Meadows, New York.

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