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Last Updated: Monday September 07 2009 06:13 GMT

Murray stars in another big win

Andy Murray

Andy Murray continued his good form at the US Open tennis tournament, earning a spot in the fourth round.

Murray cruised past American player Taylor Dent in straight sets in New York, 6-3 6-2 6-2.

Murray is the second best player in the world at the moment, so is expected to reach the semi-finals.

The tournament is another chance for the British number one to win his first Grand Slam event, and he will play Marin Cilic in the next round.

After the match Dent spoke about how hard it is to play against Murray: "He doesn't miss, he really doesn't miss. I don't think that I served great tonight, but I don't think that I served poorly, either."

Murray is keen to do well at the tournament, saying: "I've always enjoyed the atmosphere. New York's one of my favourite cities.

"I came here the first time when I was 15 to play the juniors, and we got treated great here."

Kim Clijsters
Kim Clijsters was thrilled to beat Venus Williams

Big shock for Venus Williams

There was a big shock in the women's event at the championships, when third seed Venus Williams was knocked out by Kim Clijsters 6-0 0-6 6-4.

The Belgian player - and former world number one - retired from the sport in May 2007, but has now decided to start playing again.