How embarrassing. They're still wondering whether to build a roof
on France's flagship tennis stadium. And even then, another five years.

If they had held it here in the National Tennis Centre's indoor hardcourt
stadium, built umpteen years ago, Nadal would have won in three sets for sure.

" A roof is being considered and is on the way," the tournament director, Gilbert Ysern,
said. "But of course it's going to be in five years' time. We will have to keep our fingers
crossed for the next five years and hope we are going to avoid the rain on the final days."

In his worst moments, Napoleon was not debilitated by such indecision. "