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Super Saturday devolves into bedlam at U.S. Open

Tropical Storm Hanna's dissension over the U.S. Tennis Center, coupled with befuddling scheduling decisions, caused the conclusion of the Rafael Nadal-Andy Murray tilt, as well as the women's final, to be pushed back until Sunday.

Updated: September 7, 2008, 10:05 AM ET
By Ravi Ubha | Special to ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- As predicted, a tropical storm hit the U.S. Open on Saturday.

The rain was only part of the problem.

Organizers drew criticism for not starting both men's semifinals at the same time, a result that ultimately gives Roger Federer a distinct advantage in a Grand Slam final for the second occasion in a little more than a year.

Bedlam it was.

Federer polished off a tired looking Novak Djokovic on the main court at Arthur Ashe ...

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