Many of the big names got through on a very hot Monday at the US Open. Juan Martin del Potro also cruised in the evening beating American Donald Young in straight sets.
Playing his his first 5-set match in over a year, Andy Murray overcame a set down to deny James Duckworth 6-7(5), 6-3, 7-5, 6-3.
Murray could get del Potro on Friday. But before it will be Fernando Verdasco who he leads 13-1. Verdasco won in straight over countryman Feliciano Lopez.
Fellow former champion Stan Wawrinka also made a winning debut in his return to the US Open. The 2016 champion won his eighth straight match at the US Open beating Grigor Dimitrov 6-3, 6-2, 7-5. The Bulgarian tried to avoid a second straight loss in a Slam first round to the Swiss but was unable to serve out the third.
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