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  • MURRAY *5-3 BACHINGER
    [break]Murray goes 15-30 up with a perfect lob and then an error from Bachinger gives him two break points. The German saves the first with a big serve but then hits a forehand long and Murray gets a break which will allow him to serve for the set.
    8/28/2014 11:44:56 PM
  • MURRAY 6-3 BACHINGER
    [set]Bachinger attacks the net after a Murray second serve but comes off second best as Murray rips a forehand across him. The British No 1 then comes to the net himself to bring up two set points and instantly pulls out an ace to go one set up.
    8/28/2014 11:48:16 PM
  • TWEAKING THE RETURN
    Boris Becker says an adjustment made by Murray while returning allowed him to take control towards the end of the first set.
    Bachinger's serve surprised everyone tonight, including Andy Murray. It took him 20-25 minutes to start to read it but once he did he stood much closer, inside the baseline and that's why he broke him.

    8/28/2014 11:50:29 PM
  • MURRAY 6-3 *1-0 BACHINGER
    [break]Murray is starting to assert himself now as a couple of deft volleys bring up two break points at 15-40. Bachinger produces a big serve down the middle to save the first but Murray attacks the second serve on the next and has too much for his opponent in the following rally. It's an early break for the British No 1.
    8/28/2014 11:53:33 PM
  • MURRAY IN A HURRY
    Can the 2012 champion get this over and done with before darkness descends on New York?
    8/28/2014 11:55:16 PM
  • MURRAY 6-3 2-0* BACHINGER
    Bachinger takes Murray to 30-30 but the Brit produces a drop shot of the highest quality to edge ahead and a big serve out wide consolidates the break.
    8/28/2014 11:56:45 PM
  • MURRAY 6-3 *2-1 BACHINGER
    Bachinger continues his tactic of attacking the net. It produces mixed results, working for him at 15-0 before Murray produces a fine forehand lob on the next point. The German does eventually serve out the game to get himself on the board in the second set.
    8/28/2014 11:58:57 PM
  • MURRAY 6-3 3-1* BACHINGER
    Bachinger is still being very aggressive but he is not having much success on the Murray serve now as the eighth seed holds to love.
    8/29/2014 12:01:58 AM
  • MURRAY 6-3 *3-2 BACHINGER
    Bachinger goes 0-30 down but shows admirable spirit to turn things around behind a good serve, winning four points in a row to get his second game of the set on the board.
    8/29/2014 12:05:20 AM

  • Eyes on the ball: Murray's focus has not wavered for the opening set and a half 

    8/29/2014 12:07:02 AM
  • MURRAY 6-3 4-2* BACHINGER
    Murray quickly goes 40-0 up on serve before producing an unreturnable serve down the middle to keep clear daylight between himself and Bachinger in this second set.
    8/29/2014 12:09:12 AM
  • MURRAY 6-3 *4-3 BACHINGER
    Murray pulls out the lob again but it twice proves unsuccessful as Bachinger goes 30-0 up. He then finally does find the mark, lofting the ball over an advanced Bachinger and inside the baseline. He cannot fashion a break of serve though and Bachinger stays in the set.
    8/29/2014 12:12:38 AM
  • CONFIDENCE GROWING
    Greg Rusedski gives his view on the second set from beside the court.
    I think in the second set Murray has been much better. He looks like he's gaining in confidence, his forehand has definitely improved in the second set. He looks like he's getting more rotation, more weight of shot and one area that I'm really pleased about is the ball toss.

    8/29/2014 12:15:32 AM
  • MURRAY 6-3 5-3* BACHINGER
    This time Bachinger tries to lob Murray but Murray produces a brilliant backhand winner on the turn to go 30-0 and controls the game from there.
    8/29/2014 12:16:59 AM
  • MURRAY 6-3 6-3 BACHINGER
    [set]Bachinger continues to come forward to the net and a powerful overhead putaway brings up 40-15. However, Murray produces a return winner up the line and then a smash of his own to bring up deuce. Murray wins a battle at the net to stop Bachinger converting a game point and shortly afterwards Murray has a game point. Bachinger trips over as he dumps a forehand into the net to give Murray the set.
    8/29/2014 12:23:12 AM
  • TOUCH OF GENIUS
    Annabel Croft has heaped praise on some of the touch and technique Murray has displayed tonight.
    It's absolutely breathtaking to see it at court level. Some of the sliced backhands really stay close to the court and the lobs have been exquisite tonight. It's been quite an extraordinary performance and even though it is only an hour and two minutes into the match, this crowd has been quite entertained by some of the tennis that they've seen out here.

    8/29/2014 12:25:59 AM
  • MURRAY 6-3 6-3 1-0* BACHINGER
    Murray starts the third set with a routine hold to love. It looks a long way back for Bachinger from here.

    8/29/2014 12:27:23 AM
  • MURRAY 6-3 6-3 *1-1 BACHINGER
    Murray just misses out on another backhand winner on the turn after a brilliant point which draws the approval of the New York crowd. Bachinger goes 40-15 up in the game and then finishes it off with a nice forehand winner down the line.

    8/29/2014 12:31:26 AM

  • 8/29/2014 12:31:58 AM
  • MURRAY 6-3 6-3 2-1* BACHINGER
    Murray serves his first double fault of the evening but it is a minor blip as he completes another routine hold.
    8/29/2014 12:33:50 AM
  • MURRAY 6-3 6-3 *2-2 BACHINGER
    Bachinger leaves a ball which drops inside the baseline but recovers with a strong backhand up the line and serves out the rest of the game with ease.
    8/29/2014 12:37:54 AM
  • MURRAY 6-3 6-3 3-2* BACHINGER
    The wind starts to pick up quite dramatically and Murray seems to be affected by it as Bachinger goes 0-30 up. A good, deep forehand then draws the error from Murray and brings up three break points. He blows the first two with unforced errors and Murray saves the third with a neat volley before completing the comeback to hold serve.
    8/29/2014 12:43:15 AM

  • They were concerned onlookers against Robin Haase on Monday, but Murray's coach Amelie Mauresmo, hitting partner Dani Vallverdu and fitness coach Jez Green are much calmer in the stands tonight
    8/29/2014 12:44:52 AM
  • MURRAY 6-3 6-3 *3-3 BACHINGER 
    Bachinger bounces back well from the disappointment of missing those break point opportunities by holding serve to 30, finishing things off with an ace out wide.
    8/29/2014 12:47:08 AM
  • MURRAY 6-3 6-3 4-3* BACHINGER
    Murray goes 15-30 down after some powerful returning from Bachinger, who then frames a backhand return long to make it 30-30. A terrible attempt at a lob then gives Murray an easy putaway and a backhand winner completes the hold.
    8/29/2014 12:51:12 AM
  • COURT-SIDE UPDATE
    Greg Rusedski has a first-hand feel of the toughening conditions down by the court.
    It's extremely blustery and conditions are very difficult at the moment. But I think Andy is handling it well, although Murray's second serve has gone down in speed - it's gone down to about 72-79mph but he's doing a very good job considering how difficult these conditions are.

    8/29/2014 12:53:48 AM
  • MURRAY 6-3 6-3 *4-4 BACHINGER
    Bachinger piles the pressure on himself as he goes 0-30 down before sending a backhand into the net to gift Murray three break points. Everyone in Arthur Ashe Stadium is expecting the Brit to convert but Bachinger manages to save all of them. Murray fashions another three later in the game and those are saved as well before Bachinger manges an improbable hold behind his big serve. 
    8/29/2014 1:01:25 AM
  • MURRAY 6-3 6-3 5-4* BACHINGER
    Murray was getting a little annoyed at himself in the previous game but has held it together and manages to hold to 15 to go one game away from winning the match.
    8/29/2014 1:03:07 AM
  • DAY FOUR HIGHLIGHTS
    Serena WIlliams cruised into the third round of the women's draw earlier today. Here is how she did it.
    8/29/2014 1:04:12 AM
  • MURRAY 6-3 6-3 6-4 BACHINGER
    [game-set-match]Murray takes the initiative to go 0-30 up and then whips a forehand up the line to bring up three match points. Bachinger cannot save these as a deep return by Murray forces him to put a backhand wide and hands Murray the win in straight sets.
    8/29/2014 1:07:46 AM

  • 8/29/2014 1:13:06 AM
  • BORIS' RATING
    Boris Becker gave his man Novak Djokovic a perfect 10 out of 10 for his win over Paul-Henri Mathieu earlier today. Was Murray just as good?
    I can't give him 10 points as well so I'm going to give him nine-and-a-half. It was a very solid performance - he was challenged in the third set a little but he came though and I thought he raised his level throughout the match. He felt comfortable and confident on the court, it was overall a great evening match at the US Open.

    8/29/2014 1:24:34 AM
  • MURRAY'S VERDICT
    Murray stops to speak to Leif Shiras as he walks off the court and says he feels in fine physical condition.
    I felt fine, I felt fine the last couple of days. It's obviously very different conditions tonight but I moved well and felt good.

    8/29/2014 1:34:41 AM
  • MURRAY'S VERDICT
    It was extremely windy today, both of us struggled a bit early on but once I started to get used to the wind I was able to adjust my tactics a bit. I've never played against him since we came on the tour so it takes time to get used to that but I hit the ball well at the end.

    8/29/2014 1:37:16 AM
  • 8/29/2014 8:45:06 AM
  • US Open 2014: Andy Murray makes quick work of Matthias Bachinger in round two

    SkySportsAndy Murray cruised into the third round of the US Open with a 6-3 6-3 6-4 victory over German qualifier Matthias Bachinger.
    8/29/2014 8:47:16 AM
  • After last night's 4/1 winner, here's today's #USOpen tip of the day - bit.ly/1qN9AjY
  • [tennis]Good afternoon and welcome to our coverage of day five of the US Open, first up on the show courts we've got ninth seed Jelena Jankovic v Johanna Larsson (Arthur Ashe), Roberta Vinci v Shuai Peng (Louis Armstrong) and Gael Monfils v Alejandro Gonzalez (Grandstand).
    8/29/2014 3:12:29 PM
  • Later on we've got Venus Williams and David Ferrer in action on Arthur Ashe and then the night session features both Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova.
    8/29/2014 3:21:27 PM
  • BACH ON FORM
    In case you missed it last night, Britain's Andy Murray secured safe passage into the third round with a straight-sets success over German qualifier Matthias Bachinger.
    Murray served up a treat during the Thursday night session 

    8/29/2014 3:33:55 PM
  • [set]Ninth seed Jankovic has raced through the opening set against Larsson, taking it 6-1 in 24 minutes. Jankovic has won both of the pair's previous meetings, each time in straight sets.
    8/29/2014 3:44:37 PM
  • 8/29/2014 3:49:10 PM
  • Jankovic reached the US Open final in 2008, losing to Serena Williams

    8/29/2014 3:50:19 PM
  • [set]Over on Louis Armstrong, Peng has taken the opening set off 28th seed Vinci 6-4. The career head-to-head between these two is locked at 1-1 but Peng won their most recent meeting, on a hardcourt in Cincinnati two years ago, in straight sets.
    8/29/2014 3:52:31 PM
  • [set]Spanish left-hander Feliciano Lopez, the 19th seed in the men's draw, is a set to the good against Japan's Tatsumo Ito in their second-round match on Court Five. Lopez took it 6-4 courtesy of a solitary service break. Lopez has won both previous meetings.
    8/29/2014 4:02:21 PM
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