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Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray overcame early breaks in the first two sets Monday to win his first-round U.S. Open match 6-2, 6-4, 6-1 over Alex Bogomolov Jr. of Russia.
The third-seeded Murray won the final five games of the first set and the last four games of the second after falling behind early to the 73rd-ranked Bogomolov.
Murray, who won the gold in his home country earlier this year, is trying to become the first man to win the Olympics and the U.S. Open in the same year.
He finished with seven aces and 46 winners as he wore down Bogomolov, who was born in Moscow but moved to Miami and competed as an American until this year, when he switched to play for Russia in the Davis Cup.
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When champions play well, they win. When champions play a lot less than well, they still win. Andy Murray, the Olympic gold medalist and former finalist at the US Open, served at 49 percent of first serves and got broken four times when playing the US-based Russian Alex Bogomolov Jr., on a steamy afternoon at Flushing Meadow. But he won 6-2, 6-4, 6-1.
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FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY - Third seeds Andy Murray and Maria Sharapova have reached the US Open second round on Monday with straight set victories.
Despite the 6-2, 6-4, 6-1 win over Russian Alex Bogomolov, he struggled at times with his serve and play in general.
“I just didn’t serve that well” Murray told media. “Didn’t serve well most of the match. That was why I actually...
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates with the trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia during the final on day nine of the Western & Southern Open at Lindner Family Tennis Center on August 18, 2012 in Mason, Ohio.
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