Don King brought world champ Nikolai Valuev to the US Open
"Do I play tennis? Man, I had one of the baddest overhead rights of anyone. Bam!"
Boxing promoter Don King pays a visit to a rain-soaked Flushing Meadows.
"At this point in time, there's no plan to build a roof over any of the three stadiums."
US Tennis Association spokesman Chris Widmaier, also at a rain-soaked Flushing Meadows.
"I like being around people when you're waiting around as it takes your mind off tennis - it's good to have fun with your friends."
Andy Murray manages to find a bright side.
"If you are playing bad you are going to lose here, on clay, on ice, or on the beach."
Rafael Nadal admits he still has some improving to do on some of the less widely-used surfaces.