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Former champion Andy Murray defeated France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-5, 7-5, 6-4 on Monday to reach the quarter-finals of the US Open. The eighth-seeded Scot booked a clash with world number one Novak Djokovic, the man he beat in the 2012 final at Flushing Meadows for his first Grand Slam title. Murray broke Tsonga in the final game of each set en route to the victory, recovering an early break in both the second and third sets as he battled past the Frenchman, who had beaten him on his way to the title in Toronto in August in their last encounter.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wilting in high heat and humidity, Eugenie Bouchard became the latest top woman to lose at the U.S. Open, ending her streak of making the semifinals at each Grand Slam tournament this year.