|US Open 2019|
|Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 26 Aug – 8 Sep|
|Coverage: Live text and BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra commentary on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app. Click here for Live Guide.|
British duo Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski are through to the second round of the US Open after a straight-set victory in the men’s doubles.
The pair beat American duo Robert Galloway and Nathaniel Lammons 6-3 6-2 in one hour and four minutes.
The Britons face Ricardas Berankis and Juan Ignacio Londero or Maxime Cressy and Keegan Smith in the second round.
Scot Murray, 33, has lifted a doubles title every year at Flushing Meadows since 2016.
He won the men’s doubles with Bruno Soares in 2016 and the mixed doubles in 2017 with Martina Hingis and in 2018 with Bethanie Mattek-Sands.
Elsewhere, Britain’s Joe Salisbury and partner Rajeev Ram took just 57 minutes to beat American pair Ryan Harrison and Sam Querrey 6-4 6-2 to advance to the second round.