Rain-Delay Chat with Hoda

We ran into Hoda Kotb, the co-host of the fourth hour of the Today Show, making the most of the

We ran into Hoda Kotb, the co-host of the fourth hour of the Today Show, making the most of the non-rainy rain delay in the lower level corridor of Ashe, across from a sausage station. “My plans are to hang out here,” she said cheerily. “I came with a group of friends, just kind of socializing. I’m meeting new people, I just saw Bill Hemmer, and we chatted. I’ve just been running into people and catching up, so a rain delay’s not so terrible!” As for the match, “I’m absolutely loving it. First of all, I’m pulling for Nadal, and then when that first raindrop came? Come on! But we’re going to play again, right? Is that what they’re saying?”

A few feet away, the Polo Ralph Lauren outpost was hopping. 23-year-old Devin Lachowsky, one of the sales associates, was unsurprised. “Half the business is people getting bored or getting rained on,” he said, “so yeah!”

Rain-Delay Chat with Hoda