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Alec Baldwin, the ball boy! Actor wows crowd at U.S. Open by catching stray ball

Alec Baldwin took on a new role at the U.S. Open - the actor played a star athlete, snagging a stray ball that flew into the stands.

Baldwin was sitting in the front row behind the baseline Monday night when an out-of-bounds shot from Maria Kirilenko sailed over Maria Sharapova and bounced into the seats.

He flawlessly fielded the ball on one hop.

'I don't play tennis well, but I can catch a slow-moving tennis ball,' Baldwin told former star Pam Shriver of ESPN.

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