updated 08/27/2010 AT 3:00 PM ET
•originally published 08/27/2010 AT 3:30 PM ET
Who knew? Lil Wayne is a tennis fan!
In a hand-written letter to Sports Illustrated, the platinum-selling artist (real name: Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.) made some predictions from prison regarding the upcoming U.S. Open. He got into tennis, he writes after trying to play and finding it “unbelievably difficult.”