Tuesday, May 9, 2017 11:26 pm
World number one Andy Murray on Tuesday progressed to the third round of the Madrid Open with a straight-set victory over Romanian Marius Copil.
The Briton, who had a bye in the first round, claimed a 6-4 6-3 victory.
The 29-year-old player was not at his best in the opening exchanges but broke world number 104 Copil at 5-4 to take the first set.
He pounced again at 3-2 in the second and did not face a single break point in a straightforward victory.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Andy Murray was beaten by Novak Djokovic in the 2016 Madrid Open final.(NAN)