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Rain forces Monday US Open finish

US OPEN
Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Date: 31 August - 14 September
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Arthur Ashe Stadium
More rain is forecast in New York on Saturday

Rain caused havoc at the US Open for the second day running, forcing the men's final to be moved to Monday.

With no play possible on Friday, the rain-suspended quarter-final between Rafael Nadal and Fernando Gonzalez is due to start on Saturday at 1730 BST.

Both women's semi-finals have also been moved to Saturday with the final due to be played on Sunday.

Saturday's weather forecast for New York is not encouraging, however, with more rain predicted.

World number three Nadal was leading 11th seed Gonzalez 7-6 (7-4) 6-6 (3-2) when rain stopped play on Thursday.

Their match will be followed on Arthur Ashe Stadium by the second women's semi-final between Kim Clijsters and defending champion Serena Williams.

The first sees Caroline Wozniacki meet Yanina Wickmayer on Grandstand court at 1600 BST.

British number two Laura Robson gets the action under way on court eight at 1600 BST, taking on Lauren Davis of the USA in the quarter-finals of the girls' singles.

They are followed on court by British number one Heather Watson, who faces second seed and 2009 Wimbledon girls' singles champion Noppawan Lertcheewakarn of Thailand.



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see also
Nadal finishes Gonzalez with ease
12 Sep 09 |  Tennis
Federer battles into semi-finals
10 Sep 09 |  Tennis
Wozniacki ends Oudin US Open run
10 Sep 09 |  Tennis
Clijsters to face Serena in semi
09 Sep 09 |  Tennis
Men's singles draw
26 Aug 11 |  Tennis
Women's singles draw
28 Jan 10 |  Tennis
Order of play
23 May 09 |  Tennis


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