New York: The US Open women's singles final has been postponed until Sunday because of rain in the forecast.
The match between Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka was originally scheduled for late Saturday, when the National Weather Service is predicting an 80 percent chance of rain. Tournament officials will announce Sunday's match time by 2300 GMT on Saturday (0430 IST on Sunday).
The official statement said, "The weather forecast for this evening is calling for storms with heavy rain and high winds. Due to the severe weather forecast, session 25 featuring the Women’s Singles Final will be postponed until Sunday, September 9, 2012. We will confirm the start time for the Women’s Final by 7:00 p.m. ET this evening."
The match between Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka has been postponed until Sunday because of rain in the forecast.
The men's semi-finals started more than an hour late on Saturday because of rain.