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U.S. Open schedule needs tweaking

Originally Published: September 14, 2011
By Kamakshi Tandon | Special to ESPN.com

Let's call it the Unhappy Slam.

The lingering memories will be of Novak Djokovic's classic encounters against Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the semifinals and finals, but this year's U.S. Open was played to a soundtrack of wind, rain, chaos and fury that will still be ringing in the USTA's ears when planning for next year gets underway.

First came an earthquake, then a hurricane. And then things went downhill from there.

The first few days of the ...

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