Result: Andy Murray through to US Open final

Andy Murray
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Andy Murray is through to the US Open final after seeing off sixth seed Tomas Berdych in four sets at Flushing Meadows, New York.

Andy Murray has made it through to the final of the US Open with a four-set victory over sixth seed Tomas Berdych at Flushing Meadows.

The match was delayed by over an hour due to heavy thunderstorms in New York and both players struggled to adapt to the windy conditions when they emerged on Arthur Ashe Stadium.

After exchanging early breaks it was Berdych who coped with the strong winds better, and the Czech broke again before taking the opening set 7-5.

However, Murray broke instantly in the second and began to use the blustery conditions to his advantage with a variety of shots around the court.

A second break then saw him establish a 4-1 lead and he went on to clinch the second set with little trouble 6-2.

The third was even simpler for the Scot as Berdych made a number of unforced errors in the wind to help him win 6-1.

Murray converted his fifth break point at the start of the fourth set to seize control of the contest, but Berdych quickly broke back during a brief resurgence.

Both players continued to hold serve to force the tie-break before Murray closed out the match 9-7.

He will now face either defending champion Novak Djokovic or fourth seed David Ferrer on Sunday for the chance to win his first Grand Slam title.

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ATP RankingsPoints
1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,305
18Lucas Pouille2,220
19United States John Isner2,110
20United States Sam Querrey2,060