The heavy rain came as expected here Thursday, meaning Friday's U.S. Open tournament will feature four semifinals, not just the men's two.
They used to have a Super Saturday, and now that will be a day earlier. Next year there will be a roof to prevent postponements.
The women's matches that will have Serena Williams against Roberta Vinci and Simona Halep against Flavia Pennetta. The Halep-Pennetta match will go first at 8 a.m. PDT.
The men's matches that will be Novak Djokovic against Marin Cilic and Roger Federer against Stan Wawrinka. Djokovic-Cilic will play first after the women, starting no earlier than 2 p.m. PDT.
The big deal remains Williams, who can...