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Morning Bagel: US Open Day Eight

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Catch up on all the latest action from the US Open as Andy Murray powers past Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets to reach the last eight...

Murray breaks his barren run

Andy Murray beat ninth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga © Getty Images
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Downing Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets, Andy Murray secured his first win over a top-10 player since beating Novak Djokovic in the 2013 Wimbledon final. His reward? A quarter-final with Djokovic, of course. Read the full report of Murray's win here

Celebrity watch

Heidi Klum and Mary Kate Olsen watch the action unfold © Getty Images
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Heidi Klum and Mary Kate Olsen were among the stars in attendance at Flushing Meadows on Day Eight.

Djokovic catches 22

Novak Djokovic saw off Philipp Kohlschreiber © Getty Images
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Novak Djokovic ensured a 22nd consecutive grand slam quarter-final appearance with a straight-sets win over Philipp Kohlschreiber.

Quite the achievement, as he chases a fifth straight final at Flushing Meadows.

No shocks for Serena

Serena dispatched Kaia Kanepi in straight sets © Getty Images
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There have been plenty of upsets in the women's draw this year, but Serena Williams hasn't been on the end of one of them. Her 6-3 6-3 win over Kaia Kanepi ensures she is the only remaining woman standing from the top nine seeded players.

Serena also secured a first grand slam quarter-final appearance this year - hold off on that changing of the guard just for now. Read the full report of Serena's victory here

Follow all the action from Day Nine, including Roger Federer v Roberto Bautista Agut and Grigor Dimitrov v Gael Monfils, with ESPN's CourtCast - beginning at 4pm today

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