Result: Feliciano Lopez sets up Andy Murray encounter

Feliciano Lopez
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Feliciano Lopez defeats fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar to set up a match with Andy Murray at the US Open.

World number four Andy Murray has learned that he will take on Spaniard Feliciano Lopez in round three of the US Open.

Lopez set up the match thanks to a victory over his compatriot Pablo Andujar on one of the outside courts at Flushing Meadows this evening.

Thirty-year-old Lopez took a two-set lead, before being pegged back by Andujar.

The deciding set was evenly contested until Lopez found a decisive break to advance through 7-5.

His match with Murray has been scheduled for Saturday.

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