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Wet Hot American Open

The 2018 United States Open started with a cool new building, stayed up late, melted into a puddle of sweat, and then ended with a shower of boos that echoed into the next day.

It was exhilarating and exhausting. Mostly, it was weird.

Here are some of the highlights and oddities:

Friday, Aug. 24

6:30 p.m.

Peter Polansky, who lost in the final round of qualifying, makes the main draw as a lucky loser for the fourth consecutive major — an unusual Grand Slam of sorts.

Saturday, Aug. 25

Serena’s Fashion Statement

10:30 a.