Venue: Flushing Meadows, Dates: 26 Aug – 8 Sep
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Britain’s Dan Evans and beat German pair Tim Putz and Jan-Lennard Struff in the first round of the men’s doubles at the .

The Britons, who were knocked out of the singles competition this week, won 6-3 1-6 6-1 on court nine.

Evans had earlier lost 6-2 6-2 6-1 to five-time singles champion on Arthur Ashe.

Compatriot Jonny O’Mara is also through, alongside partner Marcelo Arevalo from El Salvador.

They beat German Mischa Zverev and Frenchman Benoit Paire 4-6 6-4 6-1.

But Britain’s Ken Skupski, alongside New Zealand partner Marcus Daniell, were beaten 6-7 (5-7) 7-5 7-6 (7-1) by n Nick Kyrgios and n Marius Copil.

In the mixed doubles, Britain’s Joe Salisbury and American Desirae Krawczyk booked their place in the second round with a comfortable 6-2 6-2 victory over Americans Hailey Baptiste and Jenson Brooksby.

Meanwhile, Britain’s Neal Skupski and Spanish partner Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez lost 6-4 6-3 to fourth seeds and Latisha Chan from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Taiwan respectively.

Elsewhere, Belarusian and n Ashleigh Barty, seeded eighth, beat n Monica Niculescu and Russian Margarita Gasparyan 4-6 6-1 6-1 to progress to the second round of the women’s doubles.

And American teenagers Catherine McNally and Coco Gauff who won the Washington Open together this month – triumphed 7-6 (8-6) 6-2 against German Julia Gorges and Czech Katerina Siniakova.

Gauff, 15, takes on world number one in the third round of the women’s singles on Saturday.


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