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Blinded by the bright? US Open fashion screams neon loud

At this year's U.S. Open, the fashion's so bright, you gotta wear shades.

Ultra-bright, neon hues of yellow, pink and orange are exploding all over the courts at Flushing Meadows, with players decked out in outfits down to the socks and shoelaces that make a screaming, flashbulb-like assault on the rods and cones. Think a desk full of highlighter pens, only brighter.

"It's a very cool outfit," said American player Jack Sock, who took the court Wednesday with an all-fluorescent yellow kit, socks and all. "Maybe because it's New York City, there's that electric feeling and a lot of buzz, excitement, anticipation. ... Loud audiences and loud matches go along with...

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