NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Alec Baldwin decided to skip the Emmys, but only to show off his tennis skills. The actor was spotted at the U.S. Open match between Maria Sharapova and Maria Kirilenko Tuesday skillfully catching a stray ball from his front-row seat. "I don't play tennis well," Baldwin told ESPN's Pam Shriver, "but I can catch a slow moving tennis ball." As Slate pointed out, he "Always. Be. Catching." Read More Alec Baldwin's NYC neighbor arrested Gary Oldman slams political correctness, vehemently defends Mel Gibson, Alec Baldwin Alec Baldwin calls NYC 'a mismanaged carnival of stupidity' Alec Baldwin is arrested following bicycle incident Alec Baldwin acts out own worst nightmare on 'Law & Order: SVU'