Andy Murray cruises into Australian Open third round

first_imgA simple volley flew off the frame of his racket to give Murray a 3-0 lead and soon enough the Scot held a two-set lead, taking the second 6-0.There was a brief scare when Murray appeared to hurt his ankle early in the final set but after some treatment the Dunblane ace was able to finish the match without any further problems.Now Murray will face Querrey, the big-serving American who is seeded 31st for the championship. The 29-year-old enjoyed his own comfortable win, beating Alex De Minaur 7-6, 6-0, 6-1 and having upset Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon last year, Querrey is not a player to be underestimated. Sir Andy Murray eased into the Australian Open third round with a straight sets win over Andrey Rublev.The world number one took one hour and 37 minutes to dispose of the Russian teenager 6-3, 6-0, 6-2 in Melbourne to set up a meeting with Sam Querrey.After a lacklustre display in his opening match of the tournament, Murray raced through the first set to take it 6-3 in just 31 minutes.Rublev, ranked 152 in the world, was not enjoying his experience in the Rod Laver Arena. last_img

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