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    9/8/2014 11:50:46 PM
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  • [tennis] Hello and welcome to our live interactive coverage of the 2014 US Open from Flushing Meadows!
    8/25/2014 2:40:07 PM
  • [twitter] If you wish to send in your predictions on who you think will win the men's and women's title this year, then Tweets us @SkySportsTennis and I'll publish as many as I can throughout the day.
    8/25/2014 2:42:10 PM
  • [tennis] The 2012 champion Andy Murray plays his first-round match against Dutchman Robin Haase second on Louis Armstrong court, so we're expecting to see him in action about 5.30pm (BST).
    8/25/2014 2:52:19 PM
  • [stats] In 2014 - Murray has not beaten a top-10 player or reached a final since Wimbledon last year.

    8/25/2014 2:55:12 PM
    Here's what Sky Sports tennis pundit Barry Cowan is backing, while he's also providing Sky Bet with his daily accumulators as he raises money for Rally for Bally. Today he's going for Murray to win 3-1 and Djokovic to progress in straight sets at enhanced odds of 6/1 here.

    8/25/2014 2:55:26 PM

  • PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT: Murray has had time to work with his coach Amelie Mauresmo ahead of his opening round clash today

    8/25/2014 3:02:24 PM
  • Andy Murray ahead of his match with Robin Haase ...

    I have been here long enough to be used to the conditions and stuff now. I think for some guys that are coming in late, playing on the Wednesday may help, but I have had enough time on the courts now to practise and prepare. So to get under way on Monday is good."

    8/25/2014 3:04:45 PM
  • [recommend] Murray is not the only British player in action on Monday, with Johanna Konta, a direct entrant into the main draw in New York for the first time, meeting Israel's Shahar Peer. And Ireland's James McGee makes his grand slam debut against Kazakh Aleksandr Nedovyesov after brilliantly fighting his way through qualifying. Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova, Venus Williams, Stan Wawrinka and Simona Halep also play their first matches today.
    8/25/2014 3:09:46 PM
  • [sunny] The weather forecast is looking perfect in New York today with temperatures reaching 27 degrees celsius - that's 80 degrees fahrenheit. Humidity is currently 57%.
    8/25/2014 3:25:09 PM
  • US Open 2014: Sky Sports pick five players who could spring a surprise at Flushing Meadows

    SkySportsStan Wawrinka upset the odds to win his maiden grand slam at the Australian Open, but two of the Big Four struck back with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic winning the next two major titles.
    8/25/2014 3:34:19 PM
  • [set] Fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska who won her 14th WTA title in Montreal is a set to the good against Sharon Fichman from Canada - 6-1. That match is on Louis Armstrong, which means if the Pole gets the job done in the next set as fast as the first, Andy Murray will be on in no time at all.
    8/25/2014 3:39:41 PM
  • Murray mentally prepared

    SkySportsAndy Murray goes into the US Open feeling better mentally prepared than in previous years. The 2012 champion is also happy with his physical condition.
    8/25/2014 3:41:30 PM
  • McEnroe and Agassi fancy Djokovic

    SkySportsSpeaking ahead of the US Open, John McEnroe and Andre Agassi have tipped a repeat of this years Wimbledon final, with both believing Novak Djokovic has the edge over Roger Federer.
    8/25/2014 3:41:46 PM

  • AGGIE ON FIRE: Agnieszka Radwanska is already a set up against Sharon Fichman

    8/25/2014 3:44:17 PM
  • [set] Sixth seed Angelique Kerber is a set up against Ksenia Pervak from Russia - 6-2 while 'Swiss Miss' Stefanie Voegele has taken the first set 6-1 against Saisai Zheng from China. In the men's first round, 23rd seed Leonardo Mayer from Argentina leads Spain's Albert Montanes 6-2 and he is already a break to the good in the second.
    8/25/2014 3:49:29 PM
  • Looks like it will be an early start for Murray - Radwanska already just one game from victory on Armstrong #USOpen
  • Andy Murray has been busy tweeting over the last couple of days ... watching world No 1 golfer Rory McIlroy in action ...

    ... and then heading to Madison Square garden to watch the basketball

    ... but the fun was soon over and it was back to the tennis for the two-time grand slam champion

    8/25/2014 3:54:22 PM
  • [game-set-match] Agnieszka Radwanska is not one for hanging around ... she beats Sharon Fichman from Canada for the loss of just one game - 6-1 6-0 in just 47 minutes. That means Andy Murray will be on court next!
    8/25/2014 3:59:27 PM
  • Andy Murray has won 130 Grand Slam matches. Another today at the #USOpen will see him pull clear of Virginia Wade & set a new British record
  • [tennis] Murray is ready to take on world No 70 Robin Haase, and he knows all too well how dangerous the big-hitting Dutchman can be. They met in the second round in New York in 2011 and Haase led by two sets to love before Murray staged one of his trademark fightbacks. The match is being played on Flushing Meadows' second court, Louis Armstrong, where Murray has had many major struggles in the past. Murray will serve first ...

    8/25/2014 4:16:10 PM
  • Andy Murray is adopting a different approach to the US Open, and hopes it’ll reap dividends starting today, in his first round match with Robin Haase:

    8/25/2014 4:17:29 PM
  • MURRAY 1-0* HAASE: The eighth seed opens up his service game with a double-fault, but he fights back to hold to 30 in the end. That was a testing first game for the British No 1.
    8/25/2014 4:20:11 PM

  • 8/25/2014 4:20:48 PM
  • [break] MURRAY *2-0 HAASE: Murray uses great variety on his forehand during the opening couple of exchanges before going on to break to love. A delicious lob over the Dutchman is the point of the game. A perfect start!
    8/25/2014 4:23:11 PM
  • MURRAY 3-0* HAASE: Robin Haase is being given no time at all on his forehand side. Murray is making him work for every shot having come out like a man on a mission.
    8/25/2014 4:26:39 PM
  • [break] MURRAY *4-0 HAASE: The Dutchman's record hasn't been great this year having recorded 15 wins and 21 losses. His best results have come on clay, but the this hard court surface plays a lot faster than the red dirt. At 30-30, the Scot is at the net to punch a forehand away to bring up a break point opportunity, but a solid first serve gets Haase out of trouble. Murray doesn't give up in his attempts to break for the second time and he does so with his third advantage by forcing an error from his opponent on the backhand side. 
    8/25/2014 4:31:33 PM
  • [break] MURRAY 4-1* HAASE: That was a wild service game from Murray culminating in a forehand which misses the line by a distance at 15-40. Some hope for Hasse!
    8/25/2014 4:34:50 PM
  • [game-set-match] Good result for young 'Swiss Miss' Belinda Bencic, who defeats Yanina Wickmayer from Belgium to progress to the next round, 6-3 6-2.
    8/25/2014 4:36:09 PM
  • MURRAY *4-2 HAASE: Haase is struggling on his second serve and is taken to deuce on his next service game. However, he hangs on as Murray drives his forehand long. Murray nearly took off a spectator's head during one of the points in that game. It followed an extraordinary kick-serve out wide from the man from Den Hague.
    8/25/2014 4:40:23 PM
  • MURRAY 5-2* HAASE: The former US Open and Wimbledon champion doesn't hang around in the next game, holding to love. Haase will have to come out and serve to stay in the first set!
    8/25/2014 4:41:14 PM
  • MURRAY *5-3 HAASE: The 27-year-old Dutchman holds serve to 15, so Murray will have to serve this set out on Louis Armstrong.
    8/25/2014 4:45:10 PM
  • [set] MURRAY 6-3 0-0* HAASE: Murray suddenly tightens up on his second serve and double-faults at 15-15. Haase nets his forehand and then frames a forehand into Row Z. The Dutchman saves set point following the point of the match. He's at the net to put an easy volley away He then directs a Murray first serve for a winner and a chance to break again. But the Scot whips a forehand out wide to drag it back to deuce. He goes on to take it with an ace down the middle.
    8/25/2014 4:55:32 PM
  • MURRAY 6-3 *0-1 HAASE: Solid opening service game from the world No 70, who holds to love. He's playing with a bit more confidence now.
    8/25/2014 4:57:20 PM
  • MURRAY 6-3 1-1* HAASE: Murray cracks a ferocious crosscourt forehand for a winner and goes on to hold to 30.
    8/25/2014 5:00:17 PM
  • MURRAY 6-3 *1-2 HAASE: Haase seems to be enjoying himself on Louis Armstrong and goes on to hold to 15 with a brilliant double-handed backhand down the line. No chance for Murray!
    8/25/2014 5:04:41 PM
  • [break] MURRAY 6-3 1-3* HAASE: Murray finds himself in all sorts of trouble at the baseline and attempts an audacious lob, but it lands inches out. Haase is unable to two break point opportunities, but after being gifted a third, he grabs his chance after the Scot drags his defensive forehand into the alley.
    8/25/2014 5:09:54 PM

  • HANGING TOUGH: Murray is a set up, but a break down in the second set against Robin Haase

    8/25/2014 5:13:22 PM
  • [break] MURRAY 6-3 *2-3 HAASE: Not any longer! Murray breaks straight back after taking his opponent to deuce. He deals with his first bit of adversity by forcing an error out of Haase and we're back on serve early in this second set.
    8/25/2014 5:15:44 PM
  • MURRAY 6-3 3-3* HAASE: Comfortable love service game from the British No 1 on a far from full Louis Armstrong court. 
    8/25/2014 5:19:49 PM
  • MURRAY 6-3 *3-4 HAASE: Haase steadies the ship to move ahead with a hold to 15, including a well directed ace out wide.
    8/25/2014 5:21:35 PM

  • HALEP SURVIVES: World No 2 Simona Halep of Romania fights back from a set down to beat Danielle Rose-Collins from America 6-7 (2) 6-1 6-2.

    8/25/2014 5:25:13 PM
  • MURRAY 6-3 4-4* HAASE: The two-time grand slam champion double faults twice in the game, but still manages to dig himself out of trouble to level the score in this second set.
    8/25/2014 5:28:59 PM
  • MURRAY 6-3 *4-5 HAASE: The big-hitting Dutchman is cruising at 40-15 and then makes a couple of errors on his forehand to hand Murray a break point chance. Haase comes up with a special forehand passing winner to take it to deuce and eventually hangs on to his serve.
    8/25/2014 5:33:15 PM
  • [stats] Murray's first serve is down at 52% at the moment. He's won 70% of his first serves and 54% of his second serves.
    8/25/2014 5:35:47 PM
  • MURRAY 6-3 5-5* HAASE: The world No 70 Haase passes Murray down the line to make it 30-30 and then the Scot fires an ace up the T. A wild backhand hands Murray the game as we get ever closer to a second set tiebreaker.
    8/25/2014 5:39:28 PM
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