No problems for Murray

Andy Murray progressed into the third round of Wimbledon today in ruthless fashion.

Andy Murray progressed into the third round of Wimbledon today in ruthless fashion.

The British number one went through his shot-making repertoire to defeat Latvia’s Ernests Gulbis 6-2 7-5 6-3 in just one hour and 28 minutes.

It was an impressive performance from Murray, who stepped up a gear from his unconvincing first-round win against American Robert Kendrick.

It was a timely one too on a day when Elena Baltacha went out of the women’s singles to leave Murray flying the British flag at these championships.

Murray said: “I served really great. I didn’t give him many opportunities at all. I served a lot better than the first match.

“I had a few nerves and tension in the first match but today I was a bit more relaxed and it was good.

“I was very happy with the way I played. If I serve like that for the rest of the tournament I’ll have a good chance.”

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