Murray 7-5 6-3 4-6 6-1 Kyrgios. Game, set and match! A miserable Kyrgios finally puts himself out of his misery with some more unforced errors. Murray continues his solid serving, and he marches on through.
Nick Kyrgios - Andy Murray
US Open men - 2 September 2015
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Murray 7-5 6-3 4-6 5-1 Kyrgios. Another easy service game goes Murray's way, the Scot landing first serves and looking like he's strolling to victory in these final moments.
Murray 7-5 6-3 4-6 4-1 KYRGIOS. It's a second break on Ashe as Kyrgios truly begins to look like he really could benefit from being just about everywhere else. Murray has mentally run the Aussie into the ground, a brilliant spectacle indeed.
Murray 7-5 6-3 4-6 1-0 Kyrgios. Well, that revival was short lived. After a bathroom break, wacky play and a stalemate for much of set three, Kyrgios throws down a series of errors and limply hands over the break to begin set 4.
Murray 7-5 6-3 4-6 Kyrgios. Kyrgios is loose and bouncy, and two brilliant forehands seemingly shock Murray into a double fault and a terribly missed forehand. Out of nowhere, four sets it is.
Murray 7-5 6-3 4-5 Kyrgios. All credit to the Aussie – he still hasn't gone anywhere. Kyrgios smashes down a few massive first serves and pieces together another cool hold.
Murray 7-5 6-3 4-4 Kyrgios. No rest for Murray as he is forced to slam down another big hold, a big hold he slams down with complete ease. We go on.
Murray 7-5 6-3 3-4 Kyrgios. With every change of ends, Kyrgios' game count in set three is becoming increasingly dangerous. Despite the struggles and the attitude, the Aussie has quietly stuck around in this third set and he could well look to make something happen.
Murray 7-5 6-3 2-3 Kyrgios. A pair of scarily efficient games end with both men almost sprinting between, points and both men notch up a rare simple hold each. Even as he sulks and when he looks like he wants to be anywhere else, that serve can at least keep him in contention.
Murray 7-5 6-3 1-2 Kyrgios. After snatching the break, Kyrgios decides it's best to hand the initiative back over. Four errors, and that's about that. Back on serve they go.
Murray 7-5 6-3 0-1 Kyrgios. Murray had a chance to stamp his authority immediately on set three, but an error on break point snaps a sulky Kyrgios back into life. The Aussie quickly squeaks out a hold to begin set 3.
Murray 7-5 6-3 Kyrgios. A rare easy game sends Murray catapulting to a 2 set lead. It's hard work, but the gulf in quality and the difference between a showboater and a champion is clear for all to see.
Murray 7-5 5-2 Kyrgios. So many tough games in this set, and Murray's attempts to consolidate his break meet similar hurdles. Once again, Kyrgios finds break points, but Murray continues to problem solve like crazy. The Scot is serving well too, and he finally takes the game. Despite the scenic route through, it never truly felt like a game Murray was ever going to allow himself to lose.
Murray 7-5 4-2 Kyrgios. The lack of free points is starting to grate on the Aussie, leading to impatience and leading to errors, and leading to Murray handsomely sitting up a break in set two.
Murray 7-5 3-2 Kyrgios. Another big hold from Murray after yet another tight game. This time, Kyrgios works his way to three break points, but a mixture of poor play from the Aussie and resourceful play from Murray leave them unconverted. Murray edges ahead again.
Murray 7-5 2-2 Kyrgios. Testy times for Kyrgios, and the youngster knows it. At deuce, he forces himself to crank up a 119mph second serve return winner, before the first serve seals things up and guides him through another tight service game. He's still fighting.
Murray 7-5 1-1 Kyrgios. The Kyrgios' serve is cranking and, walking from point to point with barely a second to catch his breath, the Aussie holds in under a minute. Onto the next game.
Murray 7-5 1-0 Kyrgios. A new set, but the same Murray. The scot calmly navigates another hold of serve with his combination of solid serving and consistency off the ground.
Murray 7-5 Kyrgios. Quite the masterclass from Mr Murray. Everything deep and every ball consistent, he lengthens the points and shakes out a few errors from the Aussie. When he finds a second serve on the first set point of the game, he doesn't hesitate to pounce on the backhand return and drill the first set home.
Murray 6-5 Kyrgios. Testing times for Murray as he finds himself serving at the precarious score of 30-30, but he works the point before pounding a forehand down the line for a clean winner when it matters most. Shortly after, he holds again.
Murray 5-5 Kyrgios. It looks for a second like slow and steady is about to win the race as Murray shuffles to double set point, only for Kyrgios to brilliantly save both. First he pummelled his forehand before throwing in a sweet dropper, then he landed a stinging backhand passing shot. The serve cleans up the rest, and he's still in it.
Murray 5-4 Kyrgios. We're finally getting to the business end of the set, but Murray looks unfazed. The Scot is serving well, and the first serve guides him to another solid hold.
Murray 4-4 Kyrgios. Kyrgios continues his showboating, this time registering an epic-fail after mis-timing a Samprasian jump smash. But the serve is still working well, and he levels up the set again with little drama.
Murray 4-3 Kyrgios. No biggie. Kyrgios strolls to retrieve a Murray lob, throws in a totally unnecessary tweener, then destroys a forehand comfortably over 100mph. The crowd is enchanted. But Murray isn't, and he quickly collects another hold with considerably fewer frills.
Murray 3-3 Kyrgios. No sulking and no insults from Kyrgios so far. Instead, after dropping serve, he goes back to the drawing board and cranks up his famed serve. At game point, he drags Murray around the court like a rag-doll, drawing the Scot into the net before humiliating him with an easy passing shot. All square again.
Murray 3-2 Kyrgios. Murray was unsurprisingly unpertubed by Kyrgios' rapid start. After dropping his serve, Murray flits to triple break point. He breaks shortly after, and the hold that follows is quick and sweet. In the blink of an eye, he 's back out in front.
Murray 1-2 Kyrgios. Well, look at that. Kyrgios continues his rapid sprint out the blocks, crushing every forehand he can get his racquet on. Another blow brings him another break point, but this time he converts. First blood to Oz.
Murray 1-1 Kyrgios. No problems for Kyrgios early on. The Australian smashes down a few trademark first serve and sprints to a quick 40-0 lead. Shortly after, he converts and levels up the match in these opening stages.
Murray 1-0 Kyrgios. Not a terrible start for the man in the media, as Kyrgios finds himself an immediate break point. Murray smashes down an ace to save it, and the serve drives him to a pretty solid opening hold.
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