U.S. Open 2012: Andy Murray Advances To Men's Final, Women's Final Postponed

After being delayed due to rain, the men's semifinal is underway at Flushing Meadow. Andy Murray and Tomas Berdych are on the court now, and will be followed by Novak Djokovic and David Ferrer. The women's final, though, has been postponed to Sunday.

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2012 U.S. Open Tennis Scores: Andy Murray To The Final In 4 Sets

Men's No. 3 Andy Murray advances to the final after defeating Tomas Berdych in Arthur Ashe Stadium at the 2012 U.S. Open on Saturday afternoon. Murray will seek his first-ever Grand Slam title in his second straight major final of the year. He last made it to the U.S. Open final in 2008.

Berdych jumped out to a lead after taking the first set, 7-5. He used his powerful shot-making ability to get the early advantage, but Murray's superior scrambling allowed him to take over the rest of the match.

Murray recovered quickly to take the next two sets, 6-2, 6-1, to set up a chance to advance to the final in the fourth.

Berdych fell behind a break in his first service game of the fourth, but recovered to break back and keep the set on-serve and force a tiebreak. He immediately jumped ahead a mini-break on the first point.

Murray eventually battled back from 4-1 down to win the set in a tiebreak.

The 2012 Olympic gold medalist, Murray advances to face the winner of Novak Djokovic and David Ferrer for the championship.

For live scores as the matches develop, visit USOpen.org. Stick with this StoryStream for more coverage from the 2012 U.S. Open. For all things tennis, check out SB Nation's dedicated tennis hub.


2012 U.S. Open: Matches Delayed Due To Rain

Matches on Day 13 of the U.S. Open did not begin on time due to a rain delay.

It is currently raining in Flushing, N.Y. and the forecast is not encouraging. Scattered thunderstorms are expected to hit New York throughout the afternoon and evening.

The first match was set to begin at 11 a.m. ET, between No. 3 Andy Murray and No. 6 Tomas Berdych. This will be followed immediately by the other men's semifinal, in which No. 2 Novak Djokovic will take on No. 4 David Ferrer.

The women's final between No. 4 Serena Williams and No. 1 Victoria Azarenka is scheduled for 7 p.m.

All three matches will be played in Arthur Ashe Stadium and televised live on CBS. For official updates, head over to the U.S. Open's Weather Page.

For more updates on the 2012 U.S. Open, check out SB Nation's tennis hub. Live scores can be viewed at the event's website.

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