Rain washes out Sunday's men's final

Sunday September 12th, 2010

Maybe Novak Djokovic's Serbian rain dance worked after all.

Slated to face Rafael Nadal in today's U.S. Open men's final just 20 hours after a taxing five-set victory over Roger Federer, Djokovic was presumably ecstatic when tournament officials decided to postpone the remainder of Sunday's playing schedule due to rain. The extended recovery time is a huge boost for Djokovic's chances against Nadal, who needed just over two hours to dispense of Mikhail Youzhny in Saturday's first semifinal.

The men's final will start Monday at 4 p.m. ET (on CBS), tournament officials say. Below, scenes from a soggy Sunday at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

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