Draw made for US Open

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The Independent Online

Andy Murray has been drawn with Slovakian world number 72 Lukas Lacko in the first round of the US Open.

The Scot, who lost to Roger Federer in the 2008 final, heads into the tournament in good spirits after winning in Toronto two weeks ago.

Britain's top female Elena Baltacha faces Petra Martic.

Top men's seed Rafael Nadal - who has never won at Flushing Meadows - faces world number 98 Teymuraz Gabashvili while last year's defeated finalist, Roger Federer, meets Brian Dabul of Argentina.