I mean business
Andy Murray is in the frame of mind to successfully defend his US Open title off the back of an already successful summer
Murray today faces Germany’s Florian Mayer, ranked 47th in the world (Clive Brunskill)
Variety is reputedly the spice of life and for Andy Murray it provides the ideal way to recapture his best form in time for the increased demands that come with the second week of his US Open title defence.
Dispelling the myth that too many rank and file members of the ATP World Tour’s top 100 play the same way, Murray goes into the third match of his 2013 New York campaign today against an opponent whose approach and game plan will be different from the two men he has already knocked out.
Murray’s first-round opponent, Frenchman Michael Llodra, was an exponent of serve and volley, while Friday’s second-round victim, Leonardo Mayer of Argentina, preferred the clay-court style of big swings and plenty of topspin from the baseline. Today he faces another Mayer, but the unconventional German Florian Mayer will be doing his best to unsettle Murray with arguably the