Filmmaker claims USTA discriminates

Updated: September 8, 2009, 7:12 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- A New York City documentary filmmaker sued the U.S. Tennis Association on Tuesday, claiming it discriminates against wheelchair players by refusing to sell broadcast licensing rights to their matches.

State Supreme Court Justice Michelle Weston reserved decision on a request to allow Brooklyn filmmaker Alan Rich to record the wheelchair competition at this week's U.S. Open.

The wheelchair division, which features 20 of the top players, begins competition Thursday and ends ...

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