Result: Andy Murray safely through at Cincinnati Open

Andy Murray celebrates his victory over Feliciano Lopez during their Australian Open third round match on January 18, 2014
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Andy Murray makes it through to round three of the Cincinnati Open with a 6-3 6-3 victory over Joao Sousa.

Andy Murray has booked his place in the third round of the Cincinnati Open with a straight-sets win over Joao Sousa.

The eighth seed will now face either John Isner or Marinko Matosevic for a spot in the quarter-finals.

Murray broke early in an opening set that saw him hit 11 winners, though he had to save a break point on his way to closing it out 6-3.

The Brit then opened up a 3-1 lead in the second, and he was able to seal his progress by breaking the Portuguese world number 37 again at 5-3.

Britain's Andy Murray celebrates winning his men's singles third round match against Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut on day five of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 27, 2014
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