U.S. Open

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Andy Murray made quick work of Alex Bogomolov Jr. in the first round of the U.S. Open on Monday, winning 6-2, 6-4, 6-1

NEW YORK – A look at Monday’s play, the opening day of the $25.5 million U.S. Open tennis championships:

WEATHER: Mix of sun and clouds and humid with an early afternoon shower that delayed play for more than two hours. High of 82.


MEN’S SEEDED WINNERS: No. 1 Roger Federer, No. 3 Andy Murray, No. 12 Marin Cilic, No. 16 Gilles Simon, No. 17 Kei Nishikori, No. 23 Mardy Fish, No. 24 Marcel Granollers, No. 25 Fernando Verdasco, No. 30 Feliciano Lopez and No. 32 Jeremy Chardy.

MEN’S SEEDED LOSERS: No. 22 Florian Mayer.

WOMEN’S SEEDED WINNERS: No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, No. 3 Maria Sharapova, No. 5 Petra Kvitova, No. 7 Sam Stosur, No. 9 Li Na, No. 11 Marion Bartoli, No. 15 Lucie Safarova, No. 17 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, No. 19 Nadia Petrova, No. 23 Kim Clijsters, No. 25 Yanina Wickmayer, No. 28 Jie Zheng and No. 31 Varvara Lepchenko.

WOMEN’S SEEDED LOSERS: No. 16 Sabine Lisicki, No. 18 Julia Goerges and No. 27 Anabel Medina Garrigues.

TOP PLAYERS ON COURT Today: Men: No. 2 Novak Djokovic vs. Paolo Lorenzi, No. 5 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga vs. Karol Beck, No. 6 Tomas Berdych vs. David Goffin, No. 20 Andy Roddick vs. Rhyne Williams. Women: No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska vs. Nina Bratchikova, No. 4 Serena Williams vs. CoCo Vandeweghe, No. 6 Angelique Kerber vs. Anne Keothavong, Venus Williams vs. Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

STAT OF THE DAY: Sam Stosur won the first 19 points of her 6-1, 6-1 victory over Petra Martic. Her first lost point was a double fault.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Love is love. Coach is coach.” – Li Na, who replaced her husband as her coach this summer.

Today ON TV (All Times MDT): Tennis Channel, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; ESPN2, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

ON THIS DATE (Aug. 28, 1984): 15-year-old Steffi Graf made her U.S. Open debut, losing to Sylvia Hanika.

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