Murray Highlights Blah Day at Open

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Labor Day at the U.S. Open was anything but a holiday for tennis, as a succession of negative news unfortunately complemented a brutally dull day at the National Tennis Center.

The first downer occurred midday when it was announced that Mardy Fish had withdrawn from his fourth-round match against Roger Federer for health reasons. Earlier this year Fish disclosed his battle with a heart ailment, which created tremendous anxiety for the veteran American. His pullout against Federer will surely plant questions that the perpetual supporting player's career may be near an end.

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