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Paul Newman is Tennis Correspondent for The Independent.

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Andy Murray shows the strain during his US Open quarter-final defeat to Novak Djokovic

US Open 2014: Andy Murray shows glimpses of old form only to fade against fitter Novak Djokovic

The Scot's confidence is not where it needs to be, but that could be only one win away

US Open 2014: Preview of day eleven at Flushing Meadows

Video:The Independent's Paul Newman looks ahead to day eleven at the US Open

US Open 2014 Andy Murray vs Novak Djokovic: Murray crashes out of final grand slam of the year after four-set battle

Murray loses 7-6 6-7 6-2 6-4 and fails to reach the semi-finals of a grand slam tournament for the first time since 2009

US Open 2014: Serena Williams beats Flavia Pennetta to reach semi-finals

Williams reached the semi-finals in emphatic fashion, crushing Flavia Pennetta 6-3 6-2 in just 63 minutes

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US Open 2014: Ross Hutchins and Yung-Jan Chan beaten in mixed doubles semi-final

Double faults cost British-Taiwanese duo as top seeds - Brazil's Bruno Soares and India's Sania Mirza - progress to face America's Abigail Spears and Mexican Santiago Gonzalez in final

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US Open 2014: How Caroline Wozniacki bounced back to first Grand Slam semi-final in three years

The Dane completed a crushing 6-0, 6-1 victory over Sara Errani

Andy Murray and Amelie Mauresmo during a practice session in New York

US Open 2014: Andy Murray’s ‘potential classic’ against Novak Djokovic puts the spotlight on rival coaches Amélie Mauresmo and Boris Becker

The television cameras here at the US Open love the celebrities among the spectators and the player entourages, so expect plenty of shots of two faces in the crowd in particular as Andy Murray takes on Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals.

Belinda Bencic (left) lost 6-2, 6-1 to Shuai Peng in the quarter-finals but will still climb the world rankings

US Open 2014: Belinda Bencic’s teenage dream crushed by brutal Shuai Peng

17-year-old was beaten 6-2, 6-1

Bouchard was beaten 7-6, 6-4 on Monday night by Russia’s Ekaterina Makarova in the fourth round

US Open 2014: Eugenie Bouchard wilts to leave Serena Williams last one standing among top seeds

Bouchard pushed hard in the first set but was unable to cope with the stifling heat

Andy Murray celebrates a shot while playing Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

US Open 2014: Andy Murray beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets

British number one goes on at Flushing Meadows with 7-5 7-5 6-4 victory

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