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A spectator watches from under the cover of a towel during a rain delay at the 2013 U.S. Open. (Aug. 28, 2013)

Rainy days at the U.S. Open

Rain, rain, go away. Fans and players try to stay dry during rain delays at the U.S. Open in Queens.

A woman is seen in a rain poncho
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

A woman is seen in a rain poncho during a rain delay on Monday at the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament. (Sept. 2, 2013)

A fan walks under a large umbrella during
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke )

A fan walks under a large umbrella during a rain delay on Monday at the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament. (Sept. 2, 2013)

A fan sits under an umbrella outside Arthur
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke )

A fan sits under an umbrella outside Arthur Ashe Stadium during a rain delay at the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament. (Sept. 2, 2013)

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Fans sit under umbrellas to wait out a
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Fans sit under umbrellas to wait out a rain rely at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday at the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament. (Sept. 2, 2013)

Fans sit under umbrellas outside Arthur Ashe Stadium
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Fans sit under umbrellas outside Arthur Ashe Stadium during a rain delay at the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament. (Sept. 2, 2013)

Fans wait out a rain delay at Arthur
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Fans wait out a rain delay at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday at the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament. (Sept. 2, 2013)

Water droplets are seen at the side of
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Water droplets are seen at the side of Arthur Ashe Stadium during a rain delay at the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament. (Sept. 2, 2013)

Tennis fans take cover during a downpour at
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Tennis fans take cover during a downpour at the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing. (Sept. 2, 2013)

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A court attendant moves water off one of
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A court attendant moves water off one of the outer courts at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center during a rain delay at the 2013 U.S. Open. (Aug. 28, 2013)

Spectators leave Arthur Ashe Stadium during a rain
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Spectators leave Arthur Ashe Stadium during a rain delay at the 2013 U.S. Open. (Aug. 28, 2013)

A spectator wears a plastic bag on her
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A spectator wears a plastic bag on her head to shield herself from the rain at the 2013 U.S. Open. (Aug. 28, 2013)

Jie Zheng covers herself with a towel during
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Jie Zheng covers herself with a towel during a rain delay of her second-round match against Venus Williams during the 2013 U.S. Open. (Aug. 28, 2013)

Center court is dried following a rain delay
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Center court is dried following a rain delay on the third day of the 2013 U.S. Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Aug. 28, 2013)

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A spectator watches from under the cover of
(Credit: AP)

A spectator watches from under the cover of a towel during a rain delay at the 2013 U.S. Open. (Aug. 28, 2013)

Spectators wait out a rain delay during the
(Credit: AP)

Spectators wait out a rain delay during the 2013 U.S. Open. (Aug. 28, 2013)

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez looks on as rain suspends his
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Guillermo Garcia-Lopez looks on as rain suspends his men's singles first-round match against Juan Martin Del Potro on Day Three of the 2013 U.S. Open. (Aug. 28, 2013)

Venus Williams throws a towel over her shoulders
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Venus Williams throws a towel over her shoulders as rain begins to fall during her match against Jie Zheng during their U.S. Open 2013 women's singles match. (Aug. 28, 2013)

Spectators get shelter under umbrellas as rain interrupts
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Spectators get shelter under umbrellas as rain interrupts play during Day Three of the 2013 U.S. Open. (Aug. 28, 2013)

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Fans sit under umbrellas in Louis Armstrong Stadium
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Fans sit under umbrellas in Louis Armstrong Stadium after play was suspended due to rain at the U.S. Open. (Aug. 28, 2013)

Venus Williams sits under an umbrella in Louis
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Venus Williams sits under an umbrella in Louis Armstrong Stadium as rain begins during round two of women's singles at the U.S. Open. (Aug. 28, 2013)

Venus Williams points out rain drops on the
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Venus Williams points out rain drops on the court to an official in Louis Armstrong Stadium at the beginning of her match against Jie Zheng at the U.S. Open. (Aug. 28, 2013)

Fans wait under umbrellas in Arthur Ashe Stadium
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Fans wait under umbrellas in Arthur Ashe Stadium during a rain delay at the U.S. Open. (Aug. 28, 2013)

The grounds' crew dries the court in Arthur
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The grounds' crew dries the court in Arthur Ashe Stadium after a period of rain delayed matches at the U.S. Open. (Aug. 28, 2013)

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Fans wait under umbrellas during a rain delay
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Fans wait under umbrellas during a rain delay at the U.S. Open. (Aug. 28, 2013)

The tennis court in Arthur Ashe Stadium is
(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

The tennis court in Arthur Ashe Stadium is seen during a rain delay at the U.S. Open. (Aug. 28, 2013)

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