US Open Tennis 2012: Rain Pushes Back Women's Final and Men's Semis and Final

Alan Rubenstein@@uarubyAnalyst IIISeptember 9, 2012

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04:  (L-R) silver medalist Maria Sharapova of Russia, gold medalist Serena Williams of the United States and bronze medalist Victoria Azarenka of Belarus pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for the gold medal match of the Women's Singles Tennis on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on August 4, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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For the fifth year in a row at the U.S. Open, the men’s final will be played on Monday. The women’s final is being delayed a day for the fourth time in five years. Serena Williams will play in her third Sunday final when she meets Victoria Azarenka.

The U.S. Open has announced its revised schedule. The completion of the David Ferrer-Novak Djokovic men’s semifinal will commence at 11 a.m. EDT Sunday. Ferrer had a 5-2 first-set lead when play was halted Saturday because of impending bad weather. The Ferrer-Djokovic match will be televised by ESPN2 and streamed live on ESPN3. Andy Murray awaits the winner after defeating Tomas Berdych in four sets. 

The women’s final between world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka and three-time champion Serena Williams will start at 4:30 p.m. EDT. It will be broadcast in the spot vacated by the men’s final on CBS.

The men’s final will be shown Monday at 4:00 p.m. EDT by CBS.