US Open: Day 12
As the rain continud to fall on Sept. 11, 2009, Belgium's Kim Clijsters and her husband, American Brian Lynch, waited in the players' lounge to see if she would be able to get in her semifinal match against Serena Williams.
Wet and rainy day
There was enough water on the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Sept. 11, 2009 that the top of the complex was reflected in puddles.
Adding insult to injury
Not only did these spectators have to wait in the rain on Day 12 at the U.S. Open, but this woman's umbrella was flipped inside out as she sat desperately hoping that the weather would improve.
Studying the sculpture
Fans walk past the Arthur Ashe sculpture garden during a rain delay on Day 12 of the 2009 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
Spectators tried to avoid the raindrops by seeking shelter in recessed portions of Arthur Ashe Stadium on Day 11 at the U.S. Open.
Tennis fans stand in the rain next to the Unisphere outside the grounds of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York on Sept. 11, 2009.
Waiting out the rain
While being kept off the courts due to rain, the ball kids passed the time by reading books and playing cards.
With a steady rain falling at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Sept. 11, 2009, very few fans could be found in the stands at Arthur Ashe Stadium.