Britain, buoyed by the Andy Murray feelgood factor, celebrated US Open first round wins for Laura Robson and qualifier Daniel Evans on Monday as Agnieszka Radwanska and Li Na cruised into the second round.
Kei Nishikori of Japan prepares to serve to Daniel Evans of Great Britain during their US Open 2013 men's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Center on August 26, 2013 in New York. Nishikori was ousted in the first round 6-4, 6-4, 6-2.
As the first day of the final Grand Slam of the season got underway at Flushing Meadows, Robson, the first British woman to be seeded at a major for 26 years, won nine games in succession to beat Spanish veteran Lourdes Dominguez Lino, 7-5, 6-0.
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