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James Murphy, the 44-year-old American musician of LCD Soundsystem fame, announced at the start of the 2014 U.S. Open that he was teaming up with IBM to create an algorithm that would turn raw data from tennis matches into music.

Now that the tournament is over and Serena Williams and Marin Cilic have won the trophy this year at Flushing Meadows, “Match 4″ and “Match 104” are out.

Pitchfork reports that although the tracks were automatically created, Murphy still had a hand in remixing them.

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