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Tennis: US Open women's final postponed until Sunday due to heavy rain

Heavy rain force US Open women's final between Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka to be postponed until Sunday

Reuters, Saturday 8 Sep 2012
Victoria Azarenka
Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, reacts after winning her match against Maria Sharapova, of Russia, during a semifinal match at the 2012 US Open tennis tournament (Photo: AP)
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The U.S. Open women's final between American Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka of Belarus has been postponed until Sunday due to an expected rainstorm and heavy winds later on Saturday, organizers announced.

The women's final had been scheduled to start at 7:00 p.m. (2300 GMT) Saturday at Flushing Meadows.

The start time for Sunday's women's final was not yet decided.

The men's final is scheduled to be played on Sunday afternoon.

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