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

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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Noah Adams, long-time co-host of NPR's All Things Considered, brings more than three decades of radio experience to his current job as a contributing correspondent for NPR's National Desk., focusing on the low-wage workforce, farm issues, and the Katrina aftermath. Now based in Ohio, he travels extensively for his reporting assignments, a position he's held since 2003.