All matches rained out at French Open for 2nd time since '00

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All matches rained out at French Open for 2nd time since ’00

Rain washes out day’s entire schedule at French Open for 2nd time since 2000

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PARIS (AP) — Rain washed out the entire schedule at the French Open on Wednesday, the second time since 2000 a full day of play at the tournament was lost to showers.

Two men’s quarterfinals and two women’s quarterfinals were postponed until Thursday, when the forecast calls for clouds but no drizzle.

Roland Garros is the only Grand Slam site without a covered court; a retractable roof is expected to be added to the main stadium before next year’s tournament.

On Wednesday, defending champion Simona Halep of Romania was scheduled to face 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova of the U.S. in Court Philippe Chatrier, and No. 8 Ash Barty of Australia was supposed to meet No. 14 Madison Keys of the U.S. in Court Suzanne Lenglen.

Those matches were to be followed by the…

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