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Pop-Up Shops: Tennis Comes to SoHo in Time for the U.S. Open

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Since Baby Phat moved out earlier this summer, the space at 129 Prince Street has seen a lot of action. First it became the site of a nomadic sample sale; now, it's slated to host a U.S. Open-themed pop-up store. “U.S. Open Soho will provide more tennis to more people in New York City than ever before," a spokesman told Crain's New York. "More tennis" sounds rather ambitious for a Soho storefront, but it looks like the shop will actually provide tennis gear: It's going to sell t-shirts, games, and a line of vintage clothing from the tennis-equipment maker T.A. Davis. The Open starts Monday, August 25, but the store opens this Friday to take advantage of the Soho weekend crowds.
· Baby Phat Finds a Buyer in Cheap Fashion [Racked]
· Tennis T-shirts anyone? [Crain's]
· The U.S. Open 2008 [Official Site]