US Open: Andy Murray fights back to defeat Emilio Nava in second round

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  • Murray rallies from losing first set to win 5-7, 6-3, 6-1, 6-0
  • No 13 seed Matteo Berrettini awaits in third round

Andy Murray arrived at Arthur Ashe Stadium conscious of the fact that this was a match he could not afford to lose.

Over the past year, Murray has recorded a number of strong wins against highly ranked players, but he has often been unable to use them as catalysts for deeper runs or greater consistency. After a great straight sets first‑round win against Francisco Cerundolo, the 24th seed, it was essential that he consolidated his form appropriately in a match he was heavily favoured to win.

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Written by Tumaini Carayol at Flushing Meadows
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/aug/31/us-open-andy-murray-emilio-nava-tennis-report under the title “US Open: Andy Murray fights back to defeat Emilio Nava in second round”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.