SANDGREN 4-6 3-6 6-3 3-6 CILIC: No.5 seed Marin Cilic is through to the second round after a relatively comfortable four-sets victory over Tennys Sandgrean. Cilic looked unflustered in the first two sets, serving with usual power, and he recovered from a third set scare to progress.
Tennys Sandgren - Marin Cilic
US Open men - 28 August 2017
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SANDGREN 4-6 3-6 6-3 CILIC: Marin Cilic's march to victory against Tennys Sandgren is not looking quite so assured, as the American clinches the third set. Sandgren earned an early break and showed impressive tenacity to clinch the set after a Cilic fightback. Will the Croat's lack of recent court-time prove a problem from here?
Marin Cilic continues to ruin the party on Arthur Ashe, where he now leads American Tennys Sandgren 6-4, 6-3. The 2014 champion had not played competitively since Wimbledon before today but he has been in complete control so far.
Marin Cilic is playing his first match in 43 days due to an adductor injury he suffered at Wimbledon but he is showing no signs of rust against Tennys Sandgren.
The No.5 leads 6-4, 4-2 against the American.
Marin Cilic breaks Teddys Sandgren to win the first set 6-4 in Arthur Ashe Stadium.
No.5 seed Marin Cilic is closing in on the first set against Tennys Sandgren in a trademark display of big serving and hard hitting on Arthur Ashe. Sandgren, the world number 104 who was original scheduled to face Andy Murray, is serving to stay in the first set at 2-5 down but he is struggling to live with the Croatian.