Dominic Thiem - Kevin Anderson
US Open men - 2 September 2018
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THIEM 7-5 ANDERSON: Thiem hits the net on his first set point, but takes his second and looks thoroughly relieved. Anderson has little to offer.
THIEM 6-5 ANDERSON: First two break points of the match for Thiem, but Anderson claws them both back. A net cord gives him his next one, and he apologises in sportsmanlike fashion. With the fourth break point, he breaks the Anderson serve - and he'll serve for the set.
THIEM 5-5 ANDERSON: Some wild hitting from Thiem concedes deuce, but the advantage swings back his way.
THIEM 4-5 ANDERSON: Hold for Anderson.
THIEM 4-4 ANDERSON: Hold for Thiem, a rapid one at that.
THIEM 3-4 ANDERSON: Anderson's first double-fault of the day doesn't prove too much of an obstacle.
THIEM 3-3 ANDERSON: Second ace for Thiem, then a lovely lofted backhand at the net.
THIEM 2-3 ANDERSON: Still with serve. Time for a sit-down. Anderson is so good at serving but this is not a great spectacle as yet.
THIEM 2-2 ANDERSON: Hold to love for Dominic Thiem, with the first ace of the match.
THIEM 1-2 ANDERSON: The Austrian goes to a 0-30 lead on the Anderson serve, but the big man fights back.
THIEM 1-1 ANDERSON: Hold to 15 for Thiem. This is going to be a succession of holds.
THIEM 0-1 ANDERSON: Hold to love for Kevin Anderson, wheeling out that big serve early on.
The players are on the court - the sky is blue and there seem to be few clouds up there. Beautiful day for tennis.
This is the first seed Thiem has faced in New York this year, beating Taylor Fritz, Steve Johnson and Mirza Basic so far. Anderson beat 28th seed Denis Shapovalov in the previous round, and Jeremy Chardy and Ryan Harrison before that.
First up on Armstrong today, Dominic Thiem, the ninth seed, takes on Kevin Anderson, seeded fifth.