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New Court-Drying Machines Make U.S. Open Debut

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New Court-Drying Machines Make U.S. Open Debut

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New Court-Drying Machines Make U.S. Open Debut

New Court-Drying Machines Make U.S. Open Debut

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NPR's Noah Adams talks with Chris Widmaier of the U.S. Tennis Association about new court-drying machines being used at this year's U.S. Open Grand Slam tennis tournament. The machines replace a platoon of groundskeepers who once mopped the courts on their hands and knees.

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