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Last Updated: Sunday, 3 September 2006, 19:55 GMT 20:55 UK
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Benjamin Becker hits a forehand winner

Germany's Benjamin Becker hits a forehand winner as he takes the first set of his third round match against Andre Agassi 7-5

Andre Agassi hits a backhand

Agassi wins the second set 7-6 but he seems affected by the chronic back injury which hastened his decision to retire

Andre Agassi stretches for a forehand

Becker's power is too much for 36-year-old Agassi and the German wins the next two sets 6-4 7-5 to win the match

A tearful Andre Agassi thanks the crowd

A tearful Agassi thanks the crowd for their support during his career after losing his third round match to Becker

An emotional Andre Agassi bids farewell to tennis

An emotional Agassi bids farewell to the crowd at Flushing Meadows as he calls time on his 20-year career

Lindsay Davenport looks relieved after winning her match

Lindsay Davenport looks relieved after saving two match points to beat Katarina Srebotnik 3-6 6-3 7-6 (7-5)

Marat Safin serves to David Nalbandian

Marat Safin serves during his dramatic five-set victory over fourth seed David Nalbandian to reach the third round

Andy Murray serves an ace

Andy Murray serves an ace as he wins the first set of his third round match against 10th seed Fernando Gonzalez of Chile

Fernando Gonzalez hits a forehand winner

Gonzalez hits a forehand winner as he finds inspiration to win the next two sets 6-3 6-2 at Flushing Meadows

Andy Murray hits a backhand winner

Murray hits a backhand winner as he recovers from losing two sets in a row to take the fourth 6-3 to level the match

Andy Murray

And it's a fired-up Murray who comes through 6-2 in the fifth, indicating his delight to coach Brad Gilbert

Amelie Mauresmo

World number one Amelie Mauresmo has to battle to see off unheralded Italian Mara Santangelo

Serena Williams

Mauresmo will now face unseeded former champion Serena Williams - who looked back to her best against Ana Ivanovic

Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova turns out for her night match wearing a suitably glamorous dress and wastes no time in winning

Mary Pierce

Mary Pierce also catches the eye in her outfit but opponent Li Na isn't impressed and beats last year's finalist



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