Andy Murray beaten at the US Open by classy Grigor Dimitrov | EUROtoday

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Hello and welcome to day 4 of the US Open with six Brits in motion at Flushing Meadows.

Andy Murray headlines the motion as he faces Grigor Dimitrov in the opening match on Arthur Ashe Stadium. An intriguing sub-plot to the showdown is that Dimitrov is being coached by Dani Vallverdu and Jamie Delgado, who’ve each labored with Murray. But the three-time US Open champion insists he isn’t frightened.

“I’ve played quite a lot of matches against ex-coaches. I think I’ve only lost once,” he stated. “So, yeah, I’ve said this a lot: it’s not just with me, but with tennis in general, certain things look sort of easy from the outside, strategy-wise or tactically against lots of players.

“Once you get on the court, it’s not always that easy to just go out and execute it. It’s difficult. Shots that maybe look like they’re easy to attack, when you’re out there, it’s not quite the same.

“I mean, it probably should be a big advantage for him to have two guys that have worked with me over the years.”

Elsewhere, our protection begins with updates on Katie Boulter and Jack Draper, who’re additionally in second-round motion.
Jodie Burrage, Cameron Norrie and Dan Evans additionally play right this moment wish to maintain the British tennis flag flying in New York.

“Having other Brits do well in the draw’s amazing for British tennis,” Draper stated. “You always say it, but we can all push each other to be better. I don’t think there should be any difference.

“Seeing other players do well that I’m training with on a daily basis makes me really happy because I see what they’re going through, their journey. I wish them all the best and hopefully we can all support each other moving forward in big tournaments like this.”