US Open 2015: Andy Murray beats Nick Kyrgios in first round

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Andy goes on to face Frenchman Adrian Mannarino in round two on Thursday

Britain's Andy Murray won a thrilling match against Australian Nick Kyrgios to reach the second round at the US Open in New York.

Murray came through 7-5 6-3 4-6 6-1 against the brilliant but unpredictable 20-year-old.

Andy goes on to face Frenchman Adrian Mannarino in round two on Thursday.

"It was tough and I had to do a lot of running in very humid conditions," said Murray.

"I'm getting old now - 28 years old. I need to get in the ice bath and cool off a bit."

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Elsewhere, second seed Roger Federer raced past Argentina's Leonardo Mayer in 77 minutes to reach the second round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows
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Britain's Jo Konta took her winning streak to 14 matches after beating American Louisa Chirico 6-3 6-0 to make it through to the second round of the US Open. Jo will next play Spanish ninth seed Garbine Muguruza
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British number two player Aljaz Bedene will play American Donald Young in round two after his first round opponent Ernests Gulbis was forced to retire injured
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Victoria Azarenka from Belarus overcame Lucie Hradecka 6-1 6-2 in the first round
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There was disappointment for Britain's Laura Robson however as she let slip a 4-0 second set lead to lose in three sets to Russia's Elena Vesnina. Robson's last victory at a Grand Slam was in 2013, since when she missed 18 months with a serious wrist injury