Andy Murray took on the forces of Mother Nature today in his second round match in the US Open, and won.
Hurricane Earl, ranked 115th in the World was no match for the Scot who played some majestic tennis against the Category 4 storm to beat him in 3 straight sets.
Murray described his victory as a breeze and was blown away by the reception he received from the watching crowd after the victory.
'I knew he had a serve of 145mph and at times I had to batten down the hatches and ride out the storm. He was under low pressure today and he was like a whirlwind around the court but as I began to return more of his serves he seemed to sink into a tropical depression. When I saw that happen I was just happy to get the game over monsooner rather than later'
Murray will now face a tougher challenge in the third round when he takes on the number 14 seed and son of God, Jesus Christ.
Christ has already performed miracles by defeating Rafael Nadal and Satan in his first two matches and could resurrect his career even further if he defeats the Scot. However, a hand injury he picked up around the reign of Pontias Pilate has returned so he could be having his last supper at Flushing Meadows after his third round game on the Sabbath.