Andy Murray defeated his opponent Fernando Verdasco following his second-round defeat due to injury to the USTA's 10-minute heat policy, which was scheduled for a second straight day at the US Open on Wednesday, due to temperatures near 100 degrees. 19659002] Murray had asked the USTA for details about the policy before his match and saw that players could not talk to their coaches after a ten-minute locker break after a third set.
Verdasco did not receive the memo
"We were clear that you did not speak with your coaches," Murray said. "Obviously you have not been there long, but you have to do it better, this is one of the biggest events in the world, and if you have such rules, you have to stay with them because one player talks to the coach and the other is not fair."
Murray informed a USTA official of Verdasco's conversation with his coach. Murray said he took a shower while Verdasco decided to do an ice bath. The ice bath won when Murray blazed in the fourth set.
When he threw a backhand service into the net at Ashe Stadium, his open was over when dawn came. The unseated Murray, recovering from hip replacement, predicted that he would not know how he would feel after a win in the first round. And the answer was not good enough when the cunning veteran left-back Verdasco pulled him out in a three-hour, 23-minute, four-setter 7-5, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 that almost delayed the night session one hour.
"I think some of the tennis games I played today were some of the best I've played since my return, but there were times, especially in the first set, where I really did not play very well" said Murray, who gave Verdasco a double mistake in the first set.
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