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Caption This: The rain-delay edition

The court at Arthur Ashe Stadium is reflected in rain drops on a window during the U.S. Open. (Mel Evans/AP)

Play has been canceled for the day as rain has been dropping like players at the U.S. Open. Get it? Retirement joke. Never mind. So let's chill out and look at some pictures.

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(SIPA)

"There's a 30 percent chance that it's already raining."

Yeah, and there's a 100 percent chance I'm going to try to take that bottle off your hands, Amanda Seyfried.

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(Charlie Riedel/AP)

I would pay Nike a lot of money if it kitted out Rafael Nadal in booty shorts.

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(Reuters)

It take a very special person to be recognized even if your face is regularly covered by a towel on changeovers.

Vera Zvonareva is that person.

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(Nick Latham/Getty Images)

If Kim Sears can figure out her hair issue in the windy conditions on Ashe*, is it wrong that I think Blake Lively should too?

Holy fly-aways, Gossip Girl!

*In case you haven't noticed, I am a little bit obsessed with Kim's hair. It's the 8th Wonder of the World.

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(Mel Evans/AP)

ARE YOU CAROLINE WOZNIACKI'S NEW COACH???

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(Elise Amendola/AP)

I’m guessing the FedTwins, who are adorable, are a bit of a handful. How else do you explain dad’s incessant ‘tweening?

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