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UPDATE1: Tennis: Nishikori beats Murray in 5-set thriller to strech U.S. Open semis

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15:35 8 Sep 2016

By Justin Maki
NEW YORK, Sept. 8, Kyodo

Kei Nishikori battled past universe No. 2 Andy Murray 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 in a scarcely four-hour duel Wednesday to allege to a semifinals during a year’s final Grand Slam event.

It was usually a second time that Nishikori degraded Murray in 9 career meetings, with Murray carrying taken their prior compare in true sets during a Rio Olympics en track to a bullion award while Nishikori took bronze. Nishikori will face Swiss third seed Stan Wawrinka in their semifinal.

“It was too sparkling on a court, though we attempted to stay calm,” Nishikori pronounced after a epic win in his initial compare during Arthur Ashe Stadium given a final here in 2014.

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