Andy Murray v Grigor Dimitrov betting tips, predictions and odds | US Open 2023

Jonathan Davies in US Open 31 Aug 2023
Murray faces Dimitrov in New York (Mike Lawrence/USTA via AP)

Andy Murray goes head to head with Grigor Dimitrov in what promises to be an intriguing second-round battle at the US Open.

Andy Murray vs Grigor Dimitrov Prediction

It is now 11 years since Murray won his first major title at Flushing Meadows, while he was also a runner-up to Roger Federer in 2008.

Although a finalist in Doha earlier this season, a couple of injury issues affected the three-time major winner’s preparations for the final slam of 2023.

Meanwhile, Geneva runner-up Dimitrov arguably has the edge in terms of match sharpness and momentum following his recent runs to the Wimbledon fourth round and Citi Open semi-finals.

That may just sway this contest in the Bulgarian’s favour, though it has the potential to go the distance.

Andy Murray vs Grigor Dimitrov Tip: Recommended Bet

Andy Murray vs Grigor Dimitrov – Grigor Dimitrov to win 3-2 @ 9/2 with Bet365.

Andy Murray vs Grigor Dimitrov odds

Winner Sky Bet Bet365
Andy Murray 1/1 1/1
Grigor Dimitrov 4/5 4/5

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Andy Murray road to the US Open second round

Murray had only lost once in the first round in his 16 previous US Open appearances.

And the former world number one never really looked like suffering a second such defeat as he overcame Corentin Moutet without too many difficulties.

Round Opponent Result
First Round Corentin Moutet 6-2, 7-5, 6-3

Grigor Dimitrov road to the US Open second round

By contrast, Dimitrov was forced to dig deep and come from behind as he was taken to the wire by Alex Molcan.

The Bulgarian will be hoping for much smoother progress this time around as he aims to reach round three for only the second time in seven years.

Round Opponent Result
First Round Alex Molcan 6-7(9), 6-7(5), 6-1, 7-5, 7-6(9)

Andy Murray vs Grigor Dimitrov Head to Head

This will be the 12th meeting between the players on the ATP Tour, with Murray prevailing in eight of the previous 11. The Briton has also won two of their three grand slam encounters, including a straight-sets victory at the 2016 US Open.

Andy Murray vs Grigor Dimitrov last five results

Winner Score Year Tournament
Andy Murray 6-4, 7-6(2) 2016 China Open
Andy Murray 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 2016 US Open
Grigor Dimitrov 6-7(1), 6-4, 6-3 2016 Miami Open
Andy Murray 4-6, 7-6(3), 7-5 2015 Cincinnati Masters
Andy Murray 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-3, 7-5 2015 Australian Open

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