No28 seed becomes first South African in US Open final since 1965Jamie Murray and Martina Hingis win to reach mixed doubles finalWhile Arthur Ashe Stadium resembled a coliseum on the second Friday of the 2017 US Open – the 28th seed Kevin Anderson serving his way past 12th seed Pablo Carreño Busta to Sunday’s final in a match strong on grinding, light on magic – Jamie Murray completed a mixed week for Dunblane’s favourite tennis family when he and Martina Hingis reached the finals of the mixed doubles.While Anderson was compiling 22 aces in a 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 win over the elegant but outgunned Spaniard with absorbing, attritional tennis on the tournament’s main court, Murray and Hingis, the Wimbledon champions, got the job done in a tight tussle with the Romanian Horia Tecau and the American CoCo Vandeweghe, 6-4, 7-6 (8) on the more intimate, half-filled Grandstand court. Continue reading…



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