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Kei Nishikori advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open on Monday after Marco Trungelliti retired with an injury in the second set of their match.

The seventh-seeded Nishikori had a trouble-free start to his campaign for a first Grand Slam title as he took the opening set off Trungelliti 6-1, and was up 4-1 in the second set when the Argentine qualifier retired, 47 minutes into the match.

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