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Dent, Oudin electrifying Open crowd

Updated: September 6, 2009, 2:20 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Midway through the holiday weekend, it's time to take stock at the U.S. Open.

Men's match of the tournament: For backstory, atmosphere and plain old X-and-O tennis, Taylor Dent's five-set thriller over Spain's Ivan Navarro takes the cake -- and sets up an interesting third-rounder against No. 2 Andy Murray. The two played twice in 2005, when Murray was a spindly 18-year-old first-year pro and Dent was knocking on the door of the ATP's top 20; nonetheless, Murray won ...

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