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Murray blasts past Dimitrov to reach last eight

Andy Murray Rio finalTennis – US Open: Andy Murray swept past Grigor Dimitrov in a crushing three sets victory to reach the quarter-finals.

Murray produced an almost perfect performance in the Arthur Ashe Stadium leaving his opponent struggling to stay the pace.

Faced with his biggest challege yet the Scot raced to what became a comfortable to a 6-1 6-2 6-2 victory.

The British number one is in the last eight for 22nd time in 23 grand slam tournaments and faces Japan’s sixth seed Kei Nishikori for a place in the semi-finals.

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Football: West Bromwich Albion and Scotland player James Morrison who was the subject of a bid from Celtic on the final day of the transfer window, may yet make the move to Parkhead in January.

Morriso, 30,  has been suffering with a hamstring injury which has kept him out of the English Premier League side this season.

Celtic considered taking him on a season-long loan but were unable to complete the deal.

 



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