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Last Updated: Monday, 1 September, 2003, 11:03 GMT 12:03 UK
US Open photos - day eight
A tennis fan arrives at Flushing Meadows dressed as the Statue of Liberty and takes refuge under an umbrella
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A tennis fan arrives at Flushing Meadows dressed as the Statue of Liberty and takes refuge under an umbrella
Eager tennis fans may have a long wait before play starts in New York as the rain continues
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Eager tennis fans have a long wait before play starts in New York as the rain continues
The Flushing Meadows ground crew do all they can to clear away the surface water on court
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The Flushing Meadows ground crew get to work on the court surface before the entrance of Jennifer Capriati and Elena Dementieva
Jennifer Capriati returns to Elena Dementieva of Russia
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Jennifer Capriati takes full advantage of the 13 minutes on court, racing to a 4-0 lead over Dementieva before the rain returns
The rain delays play at Flushing Meadows once again
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But the rain frequently interrupts play and Capriati must battle through three rain delays
Andre Agassi will meet Taylor Dent in the next round of the US Open
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The rain prevents Andre Agassi match against Taylor Dent from getting under way as all four men's quarter-finals are postponed
Capriati celebrates her win
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After six hours and 37 minutes Capriati finally seals a place in the quarter-finals with a 6-7 7-5 win over the sixth seeded Russian
Dinara Safina returns a shot to Henin-Hardenne
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Russian Dinara Safina struggles from the off against French Open champion Justine Henin-Hardenne, losing the first set 6-0
Henin-Hardenne eases into the last eight
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Henin-Hardenne grabs a comfortable 6-0 6-3 win to make it into the last eight, needing just 57 minutes to beat the 17-year-old
Italy's Francesca Schiavon in action
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Italy's Francesca Schiavone wins the first game of her match against Japan's Ai Sugiyama in just six minutes
Japan's Ai Sugiyama in action
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But Sugiyama battles back to level at 6-6 in the opening set before rain halts play for the day




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