Murray Beats Nadal, Will Play Federer In Final

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Sunday, September 7, 2008. (AP) -- Andy Murray finished a stunning, rain-interrupted victory over No. 1 Rafael Nadal 6-2, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-4 at the U.S. Open on Sunday to reach his first Grand Slam final.

The sixth-seeded Murray won the first two sets and was down a break at 3-2 in the third when play was suspended Saturday because of Tropical Storm Hanna.

He is trying to become the first British man to win a major tennis championship since Fred Perry at the 1936 U.S. Open.

Murray will face four-time defending U.S. Open champion Roger Federer in Monday night's final. Federer beat Novak Djokovic in four sets in a semifinal that was completed before the rain arrived Saturday.

Serena Williams was to face Jelena Jankovic in the women's final Sunday night.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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