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Heat wreaks havoc on US Open

NEW YORK - There were moments Tuesday when Novak Djokovic's complexion took on the same bilious, blue-green tone as his shirt and it seemed inevitable he'd need the bucket placed near his chair at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

"It was so warm," he said. "It feels like everything is boiling in your body; the brain, everything."

The high temperatures and oppressive humidity that blanketed the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center created grueling conditions for players and forced U.S. Tennis Association officials to scramble for solutions that were

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