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Former British No 1 Greg Rusedski says Andy Murrays crunch game against Kei Nishikori on Wednesday will be huge, but believes he will come through it and we will see the dream final. Cheap Adidas Red Wings Jerseys . The Wimbledon champion was tested for much of his opening match at the ATP World Tour Finals but still came out on top, beating Marin Cilic 6-3 6-2 at Londons O2 Arena.Murray took over at the top of the rankings last week, replacing Novak Djokovic, but the year-end No 1 ranking is still up for grabs and could be decided on Sunday if both Murray and Djokovic reach the final. Watch NOW TV Watch Sky Sports for just £6.99. No contract. And Sky Sports Tennis expert Rusedski is sure the British public will get to see the two best players on the planet battle it out on Sunday, although Peter Fleming feels we shouldnt get ahead of ourselves. I thought [Murray] played great today. He got off to a nervous start and had a few break break points against him early on, but held those and then came through the first set, said Rusedski. Murray wins on debut as No 1 Andy Murray beats Marin Cilic in ATP World Tour Finals opener Again, Cilic lifted his game early on in the second set and then Murray went on from strength to strength so a great start to these championships.Fleming said: It was most certainly tough for him. He started off very slowly and certainly appeared to be nervous, as did Cilic. But thankfully for Cilic, Murray never quite got it going. He won the first set and then rolled him in the end. Mark Petchey invites Murray to guess a shot during his win against Cilic Although Rusedski thinks Nishikori will be a tough opponent for him, he does feel the top seed will come through the encounter with the crowd right behind him again.Nishikori will be tough for him - he lost to him at the US Open where Murray had a good chance to beat him, but lost in five sets, he said. I just feel like Murray, the number one, playing the big points better, full of confidence and the reception he got was unbelievable.Hes got more time on the return of serve. Hes going to be able to be more aggressive than Stan The Man was and I think hes going to find a way to get through and top this group. Reaction from Cilic and Murray as the world No 1 wins his first match at the ATP World Tour Finals Murray said the court surface slowed up due to the full capacity at the O2 Arena causing more humidity in the air during his post-match interview, but Fleming doesnt think it is a factor.I dont think the court surface is a big deal to be honest with you, he said, All the players here move very well and enjoy this court surface. As Andy said tonight, the court was slower with all the people in it. Might have been more humid, but I dont think its a big factor - its about who brings it on the day. Murray explains his match tactics to Mark Petchey after he beat Cilic in his first game on home soil after he was crowned world No 1 And looking ahead to Wednesdays match against the Japanese star, Rusedski said: Wednesday is huge for him against Nishikori, but I think he will top his group and we will get the dream final - Djokovic and Murray for the world number one.But Fleming wasnt looking too far ahead, adding: The Nishikori match is as close to a 50-50 match as were going to have this week, so first things first.Check our game-by-game coverage from all group matches at the ATP World Tour Finals in London - including Andy Murray - on skysports.com/tennis, our app for mobile devices and iPad and our Twitter account @skysportstennis.Upgrade to Sky Sports now to watch Man Utd v Arsenal this Saturday and get the first six months half price! Also See: Murray wins on debut as No 1 Special Kei makes perfect start Wawrinka: Injury not to blame Tour Finals: Panel predictions Cheap Red Wings Jerseys China . William Carrier opened the scoring for Cape Breton (6-4-2), but Andrew Ryan tied the game and Brent Andrews put the Mooseheads (8-6-0) in front for good with a short-handed goal at 13:49 of the second period. Wholesale Red Wings Jerseys . -- In one brief spurt, Brazil turned a close game into a rout and proved again it will be a strong World Cup favourite. http://www.cheapredwingsjerseys.com/ . Perhaps Carroll was so prepared for a break because he believes there is very little the Seattle Seahawks need heading into the off-season. "I dont see anything that we need to add. We just have to get better," Carroll said.MONTREAL -- Fresh from a big CONCACAF Champions League win, the Montreal Impact hope to carry that momentum into an important Major League Soccer matchup in Chicago. Newcomer Hernan Bernardello was strong in his Impact debut as Montreal beat the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 on Wednesday night at Saputo Stadium in their first Champions League game in five years. The Impact, however, have just one win in their last seven MLS games, including a 3-1 loss in Washington, D.C., last Saturday. Now that Montreal is on the right track in the tournaments group stage, midfielder Patrice Bernier hopes that solid effort will continue against the Fire on Saturday night. "Its a boost for the teams morale and confidence," Bernier said. "It was a solid game and we needed to get back to basics and now we have that good base to attack the MLS every game. All of the games count all the time but now that the standings are so tight we know that we have to get our points." Those points have been hard to come by lately for the Impact. Montreal has six points in its last seven games (1-3-3), three of those coming in a 1-0 win over Sporting Kansas City on July 27 when substitute Blake Smith scored in stoppage time. The skid has dropped the Impact out of the Eastern Conference lead to third place, with a 10-6-5 mark and 35 points in 21 games. Montreal trails first-place New York by three points and second-place Kansas City by one, but the Impact hold two games in hand on both teams. "Were going to Chicago, a team thats playing well and they have the offensive abilities that make the difference so were heading there with clear heads and ready to attack and come out of there with as many points as possible," Bernier said. The Fire, who have also played 21 games, have climbed to seventh in the East after struggling to a 2-7-1 start that included a 2-0 loss in Montreal on Apr. 27. In contrast to the Impact, Chicago enters riding a hot streak in MLS play but is coming off a disappointing loss Wednesdday night. Cheap Adidas NHL Jerseys. The Fire were eliminated from the U.S. Open Cup following a 2-0 semifinal loss to D.C. United at Toyota Park. "I think at this point theyre a different team, were a different team," Fire assistant coach Mike Matkovich said. "Theyre in the same boat as us so its just going to be a matter of digging down deep and getting through this game and weve got to find a way to get points. Chicagos season turned around after they acquired Mike Magee from Los Angeles on May 24. "Theyve started slow this year but theyre a talented team," said Impact forward Justin Mapp, who played for the Fire from 2003-10. "I know some of their players and the addition of Mike Magee certainly helped them and theyve kind of caught their stride. Theyve had a number of good results in the last number of games. Its a tough place to play." Magee, who leads the MLS with 14 goals, came to Chicago in the trade that sent the rights to Robbie Rogers to the Galaxy. Rogers became the first openly gay man to play for a top-level North American pro sports team when he made his L.A. debut on May 27. While that milestone made headlines, the Fires acquisition of Magee paid immediate dividends. He has scored eight goals in 10 league games with Chicago, including each one in each of his last three games. The Fire are undefeated over that stretch with two wins and a draw, including a 2-1 win in Philadelphia. Chicago is coming off the U.S. Open Cup loss though, and midfielder Logan Pause is not putting a lot of stock into the Impacts recent MLS struggles. "Theyre a dangerous team," Pause said. "They won the Canadian championship and theyre playing in CONCACAF. Theyre a good team from Di Vaio all the way down. 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