Broady loses in doubles but fellow Briton Murray advances
|2018 US Open|
|Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 27 August-9 September Coverage: Live radio coverage on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; live text commentaries on the BBC Sport website|
Britain’s Jamie Murray reached the third round of the men’s doubles at the US Open but compatriot Naomi Broady lost in the women’s doubles.
Murray and Brazilian Bruno Soares, champions in 2016 and fourth seeds this year, beat New Zealand’s Marcus Daniell and Dutchman Wesley Koolhof 6-3 6-4.
But Broady and American Danielle Rose Collins were beaten 6-2 7-5 by Timea Bacsinszky and Vera Zvonareva.
Britain’s Dom Inglot also progressed with Croatian partner Franco Skugor.
They beat Serb Dusan Lajovic and Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 6-4 to join Murray in the third round.
British hopes of success hang on the doubles after early singles exits.
Murray is also still in the mixed doubles, in which he is partnering American Bethanie Mattek-Sands.