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At rainy Wimbledon, it's good to have a roof over their heads
At rainy Wimbledon, it's good to have a roof over their heads

When it rains, it pours nervous energy at Wimbledon. Fingernail chewing becomes an epidemic. Pacing, too. And eating, which with the fare here, is dangerous. Many of the offerings look and taste like roadkill. Rain in most places comes down hard enough to determine the immediate future. Too wet to play. Let's go do something else. Rain at Wimbledon doesn't so much fall as tease. Five minutes of dribble and mist here, 10 minutes of sprinkle there. If it stops, it will dry fairly quickly. But will it stop? And if so, for how long? So, for the bulk of the 40,000 or so on the grounds Saturday, it didn't matter that Rafael Nadal was playing and even struggling for awhile....

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