Rain, rain, go away, come again … never! There’s a new retractable roof over Centre Court.
It doesn’t promise a total end to the weather delays that plague this
hallowed tennis championship — it takes 10 minutes to close the roof
and up to 30 minutes postshower before play can resume — but at least
spectators in the 15,000-seat stadium will stay pretty dry. And the
roof, designed by Kansas City, Missouri — based Populous, also means
better growing conditions for the lushest of lawns. — ACL
Mon, June 22
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