Found August 16, 2013 on Tennis Tidings:
Arthur Ashe Stadium will be fitted with a retractable roof in time for the 2017 US Open, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) has announced. The $550m plans to redevelop large parts of Flushing Meadows were unveiled on Thursday and include the building of two new stadiums at the New York venue. Related posts: Novak Djokovic Wins Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Of The Year Award US Open Seeds Set With Federer Ranked Number One, Djokovic Number Two Kim Clijsters Ends Career Losing To Laura Robson In US Open Round 2
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U.S. Open rain delays at Arthur Ashe Stadium will be no more by 2017. The Grand Slam tournament's center court will be covered by a retractable roof as soon as the 2016 tournament, but more likely the following year, U.S. Tennis Association officials said Thursday. As the men's final was delayed to Monday each of the last five years, they had insisted a roof wasn't...

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USTA: Retractable roof coming to US Open stadium

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Images of the planned US Open roof

After a whopping five straight years of rain pushing the men's final at the US Open back to Monday, the USTA is taking action to ensure it won't happen again. A new retractable roof is set to cover Arthur Ashe Stadium by 2017, the USTA announced Thursday while also giving us an idea what it will look like. This is all part of a larger renovation at the facility that will...
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