Andy Murray Moves Easily Into US Open Third Round

Updated: 29 August 2014 14:10 IST

Andy Murray, who brushed aside Matthias Bachinger 6-3, 6-3, 6-4, next faces Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia in the round of 32.

Andy Murray Moves Easily Into US Open Third Round
Murray has not reached a final since winning Wimbledon in 2013. © AP

New York:

Cramp-free on a cool summer's night, Andy Murray moved easily into the third round of the U.S. Open on Thursday with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Matthias Bachinger. (Also Read: Djokovic, Serena Advance, Ivanovic Ousted)

The eighth-seeded Murray, who battled cramps in his hamstring, shoulder and arm during a four-set win over Robin Haase in the heat of the day Monday, showed no such trouble on a crisp, 75-degree night in Arthur Ashe Stadium. (Read: Finding the Right Coach, Gender Aside)

Murray, the 2012 U.S. Open champion, has not reached a final since winning Wimbledon in 2013. He next faces Andrey Kuznetsov of Russia.

Topics : Andy Murray Tennis
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