Live from New York it’s… Sports Diplomacy?

As many of you enjoyed backyard barbeques this Labor Day, I found myself on Amtrak headed back to Washington after a weekend at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships in New York City. Four hours on the train provided a lot of time to reflect – not only on the great matches and vibrant atmosphere of the Open, but on just how international the so-called “American Grand Slam” truly is.