Arguably the best match in Anderson’s career at the time, and the biggest upset of US Open ’15, on Luis Armstrong Stadium after one of the longest four-set matches in the tournament history # At 1:2 in the 1st set, Anderson  survived the longest game of the match (six deuces, three break points) and played an excellent half-volley at 5-all in the tie-break to create the first set point which he converted with a powerful forehand down the line. He had a set point at *5:1 in the 2nd set, but Murray almost turned the things around, having a break point at 3:5 and possibility to pass Anderson with his backhand. There was an 8-minute break between sets 2 & 3 – the ball-boys swept the court due to a drizzle. According to Murray  it lasted too long, perhaps it affected him a bit because he lost his serve to open the 3rd set and when the big upset hung in the air, Murray speeded up to get a *3:1 lead. Anderson broke back, but the Scot controlled the set to take it in a 7/2 tie-break. People could expect Anderson’s meltdown, he bravely held six times though, Murray did the same, and pleasing the crowd they entered the third tie-break – a shocking one – Anderson built a 4:0 advantage almost instantly. Murray didn’t get a single point even though he tried very hard trailing *0:5.
* The longest 4-setters applying to a 25-second rule between the points. Lendl & Wilander played 4:47h with 30 seconds allotted… Murray 3/11 (5) in break points
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