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    Andy Murray is currently on the practice courts ahead of his second round match against German qualifier Matthias Bachinger, which is expected to take place on Thursday.
    8/26/2014 6:59:48 PM
    [set] Eugenie Bouchard struggled early on against Olga Govortsova, but the 20-year-old has since turned up the heat to take the opening set 6-2.
    8/26/2014 7:01:52 PM
    Two-time defending champion Serena Williams, top seed, and men's second seed Roger Federer, each winner of 17 grand-slam singles titles, headline the evening session at Flushing Meadows. Williams goes up against big-hitting compatriot Taylor Townsend while Federer faces Marinko Matosevic from Australia.
    8/26/2014 7:04:13 PM
    [game-set-match] American 13th seed John Isner defeats compatriot Marcos Giron 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 7-6 (7-2) to reach the second round and a date with either Mikhail Kukushkin or Jan-Lennard Struff.

    8/26/2014 7:23:55 PM
    [game-set-match] Eugenie Bouchard records just her second win since reaching the Wimbledon final with a comfortable 6-2 6-1 victory against Olga Govortsova in a minute shy of an hour. The Canadian will now take on Heather Watson's conqueror Sorana Cirstea for a place in the third round.
    8/26/2014 7:36:23 PM

  • MIGHTY BOUCH: Genie makes progress at Flushing Meadows 

    8/26/2014 7:49:03 PM

  • GOOD SPIRITS: Andy Murray trains with his coach Amelie Mauresmo ahead of his match against German qualifier Matthias Bachinger on Thursday

    8/26/2014 8:13:07 PM
    [set] Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova leads Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-1. The Czech hit seven winners and two aces on her way to a convincing opening set.
    8/26/2014 8:18:05 PM
  • 8/26/2014 8:28:00 PM
    Ana Ivanovic has arrived at the US Open back in the top 10 for the first time in more than five years. Seeded eighth, the Serb opened her campaign with a crisp 6-3 6-0 victory over young American Alison Riske. In the past, the bustling Big Apple and its rowdiest of grand slams offered just the kind of atmosphere to send Ivanovic into her shell. After her match she said ...

    That's why it's only since few years I started loving New York, because that's about that. It's about emotions, crowds, and embracing that moment."

    8/26/2014 8:46:13 PM

  • PETRA POWER: Kvitova wasted little time in dispatching young French hope Kristina Mladenovic

    8/26/2014 8:51:24 PM

  • GAS MAN ON FIRE: French 12th seed Richard Gasquet makes light work of Denis Istomin 7-5 7-6(5) 6-4 to set up a second round date with Italy's Paolo Lorenzi

    8/26/2014 8:57:28 PM
    [set] Victoria Azarenka, the 16th seed and two-time former runner-up in New York, is forced to dig deep to level up her match against Misaki Doi from Japan 6-7(3) 6-4.
    8/26/2014 9:08:13 PM
    [game-set-match] French 26th seed Gilles Simon eases past Radu Albot from Moldova 6-3 6-4 6-2 and will now play Argentina's Federico Delbonis in round two.
    8/26/2014 9:11:21 PM
    [game-set-match] The diminutive Slovak Dominika Cibulkova has been sent crashing out of the US Open by San Francisco's finest - 15-year-old Catherine Cartan Bellis, who is ranked 1,208 in the world - 6-1 4-6 6-4. The 12th seed is the first big casualty of this year's tournament, knocked out by a girl who is currently ranked second on the ITF circuit and was a winner at the USTA National Championships to secure a main draw wild card for the US Open.
    8/26/2014 9:30:01 PM

  • HARD WORK: David Ferrer is being made to work hard by Damir Dzumhur from Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Spaniard has been pegged back, but still leads by two sets to one - 6-1 6-2 2-6 on Louis Armstrong

    8/26/2014 9:33:54 PM

  • HELLS BELLIS: Teenager Catherine Cartan Bellis shocked Dominika Cibulkova and now has her eyes set on Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas or Lesia Tsurenko from Ukraine in the second round in New York

    8/26/2014 9:45:28 PM
    [game-set-match] Two-time US Open finalist Victoria Azarenka defeats Misaki Doi from Japan in a three set tussle - 6-7(3) 6-4 6-1.
    8/26/2014 9:53:13 PM

  • A STAR IN THE MAKING: 15-year-old Catherine Cartan Bellis is given a standing ovation by the New York crowd after knocking out 12th seed and Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova 

    8/26/2014 9:57:29 PM
    [game-set-match] Fourth-seeded David Ferrer beats Damir Dzumhur from Bosnia and Herzegovina, 6-1 6-2 2-6 6-2. The two-time US Open semi-finalist will take on Australia's Bernard Tomic or Dustin Brown from Germany next.
    8/26/2014 10:06:17 PM
  • [stats] 'CiCi' Bellis, the 15-year-old, becomes the youngest player since Anna Kournikova in 1996 to win a US Open match.
    8/26/2014 10:13:02 PM
  • US OPEN - Day Two


    (4) David Ferrer (ESP) bt Damir Dzumhur (BIH) 6-1 6-2 2-6 6-2
    (10) Kei Nishikori (JPN) bt Wayne Odesnik (USA) 6-2 6-4 6-2
    (12) Richard Gasquet (FRA) bt Denis Istomin (UZB) 7-5 7-6(5) 6-4
    (13) John Isner (USA) bt Marcos Giron (USA) 7-6(5) 6-2 7-6(2)
    (15) Fabio Fognini (ITA) bt Andrey Golubev (KAZ) 6-4 6-4 6-2
    (20) Gael Monfils (FRA) bt Jared Donaldson (USA) 6-4 6

    (3) Petra Kvitova (CZE) bt Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 6-1 6-0
    (8) Ana Ivanovic (SER) bt Alison Riske (USA) 6-3 6-0
    (11) Flavia Pennetta (ITA) bt Julia Goerges (GER) 6-3 4-6 6-1
    (16) Victoria Azarenka (BLR) bt Misaki Doi (JPN) 6-7(3) 6-4 6-1
    (27) Madison Keys (USA) bt Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) 6-0 6-3
    8/27/2014 9:34:23 AM
  • Federer through to second round

    SkySportsRoger Federer took less than 2 and a half hours to beat Australias Marinko Matosevic and remains on course for an 18th Grand Slam title.
    8/27/2014 9:35:26 AM
  • Serenas dominant straight sets win

    SkySportsDefending US Open womens Champion Serena Williams beat fellow American Taylor Townsend in straight sets to progress to the second round.
    8/27/2014 9:35:39 AM
  • Watson out in first-round defeat

    SkySportsHeather Watson was shocked by her poor performance against Sorana Cirstea in the first round of the US Open.
    8/27/2014 9:36:19 AM
  • Also considered Atlanta finalist Sela to bt Berlocq (won 1 hardcourt set all year) 3-0 & Begu to beat Vinci. Hope I plumped for right one!
  • [tennis] Hello and welcome to our interactive coverage of day three of the US Open from Flushing Meadows. The likes of Sloane StephensAgnieszka Radwanska and 'Swiss Miss' Belinda Bencic are on court in the early action this afternoon.
    8/27/2014 3:03:34 PM
  • [sunny] Another very warm day in New York. The high is expected to reach 33 degrees Celsius (90 Fahrenheit). There will be blood, sweat and tears!
    8/27/2014 3:11:56 PM
  • [twitter] If you wish to send in your thoughts and predictions ahead of any of today's matches, then Tweets is @SkySportsTennis and I'll do my best to publish the best!
    8/27/2014 3:14:12 PM
  • Murray analyses victory over Haase

    SkySportsAndy Murray reflects on his performance against Robin Haase in the first round of the US Open.
    8/27/2014 3:14:54 PM
    American wild card CiCi Bellis, the youngest player in the draw, took her place alongside the five-time US Open champions Roger Federer and Serena Williams by stunning 12th seeded Australian Open finalist Dominica Cibulkova of Slovakia 6-1 4-6 6-4 last night.

    I went into the match thinking it was going to be such a great experience," said Bellis. "But I never thought I would come out on top winning. I'm still in shock about that match."

    8/27/2014 3:20:06 PM

  • FED EXPRESS: Federer hit 10 aces and 41 winners and was cheered on by basketball legend Michael Jordan after dispatching Australia's Marinko Matosevic 6-3 6-4 7-6(4) to register his 23rd win in 24 night matches in New York.


    8/27/2014 3:23:21 PM

  • EASY FOR SERENA: Women's world No 1 Serena Williams, the double defending champion who is also seeking a sixth title, was equally untroubled, defeating 18-year-old compatriot Taylor Townsend, 6-3 6-1 in just 55 minutes.

    8/27/2014 3:24:30 PM
    Borna Coricthe 17-year-old world No 204 who was junior champion in 2013, also made a stunning grand slam debut with a convincing 6-4 6-1 6-2 win over 29th-seeded Czech Lukas Rosol, the man who dumped Rafael Nadal out of Wimbledon two years ago. The upset put Coric into a second-round clash with history-making Victor Estrella Burgos, the Dominican Republic's first grand slam participant, who is making his US Open debut at the age of 34.

    It's an amazing feeling," said qualifier Coric, who arrived in New York with the goal of making it into the main draw. "I said to myself, 'If I achieve that, that's going to be perfect'."

    8/27/2014 3:27:48 PM
    [break] Sweden's Johanna Larsson has made a solid start to her match on Arthur Ashe against American 21st seed Sloane Stephens. She breaks to lead *2-1. Meanwhile, on Grandstand, Ivan Dodig leads Feliciano Lopez *5-1 in the opening set and Alize Cornet is *4-0 up against Daniela Hantuchova on Court 5. The Frenchwoman famously knocked out Serena Williams at Wimbledon earlier this year. On Court 17, tall South African Kevin Anderson leads Pablo Cuevas 4-1*. The 18th seed has made a solid start to his match against the Uruguayan.
    8/27/2014 3:37:59 PM
    The Great Dane takes on Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich on Grandstand later today, if she makes it on time ...

    8/27/2014 3:42:46 PM
    Russian-born Australian Anastasia Rodionova is preparing for her match against Italian 13th seed Sara Errani on Court 5 later today by taking in some 'Hardcourt' revision!

    8/27/2014 3:48:17 PM
    Novak Djokovic's coach Boris Becker bumped into golf superstar Rickie Fowler a few days ago ...

    8/27/2014 3:54:02 PM
    [set] There might be an upset on the card because Shuai Peng from China has just won the opening set against fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3 on Louis Armstrong. The Pole won her 14th WTA title in Montreal just a couple of weeks ago, so it would be a major surprise to see her tumble out so early here in New York. On Grandstand, Ivan Dodig wrapped up the opening set 6-1 against Spanish 19th seed Feliciano Lopez while on Court 5, Alize Cornet is a set up against Daniela Hantuchova, 6-3. On Court 13, Teymuraz Gabashvili from Russia leads Colombian 27th seed Santiago Giraldo 6-3. And big Kevin Anderson is a set to the good against Pablo Cuevas, 6-3.
    8/27/2014 4:02:27 PM
    [set] Sloane Stephens wins 10 of the last 11 points to overturn Johanna Larsson's 5-4 lead in the first set to take it 7-5. What a turnaround in that match on Arthur Ashe!
    8/27/2014 4:03:58 PM
    [set] Swiss rising star Belinda Bencic wins the opening set against 31st seed Kurumi Nara from Japan, 6-4 on Court 11. She has bounced back well considering she suffered the ignominy of a 'double bagel' against Caroline Wozniacki at the Istanbul Cup just last month.
    8/27/2014 4:09:45 PM
    [break] World No 39 Shuai Peng from China, who reached the fourth-round at Wimbledon earlier this year before bowing out to eventual champion Petra Kvitova, is on the verge of knocking out Agnieszka Radwanska after breaking her in the fifth game of the second set to lead 6-3 *3-2 on Louis Armstrong. She's playing Aggie at her own game by moving her around the back of the court before pouncing on any short balls.
    8/27/2014 4:17:36 PM

  • PENG PLAYING WELL: Shuai Peng of China is a set and a break up against Agnieszka Radwanska

    8/27/2014 4:19:45 PM

  • STEPHENS ON TOP: Sloane Stephens breaks Johanna Larsson at the start of the second set and now leads 7-5 3-0* on Ashe

    8/27/2014 4:22:35 PM
    [break] Johanna Larsson breaks back against Sloane Stephens in the second set, but is still down, 7-5 3-2*.
    8/27/2014 4:30:31 PM
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