Result: Andy Murray storms into third round of French Open in straight sets

Andy Murray reaches the third round of the French Open with a straight-sets win over Marinko Matosevic.

Andy Murray's French Open campaign remains intact after the Scotsman secured a 6-3 6-1 6-3 victory over Marinko Matosevic.

Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates victory in his men's singles match against Marinko Matosevic of Australia on day five of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 29, 2014© Getty Images

The Wimbledon champion was pushed to four sets in his opening match on the clay court, but it was a simpler affair this time around as he broke his opponent at the first time of asking.

After taking a 2-0 cushion, games continued by the way of serve, but Matosevic came close to sealing a break of his own until Murray saved three break points to stay on top.

With a one-set lead, the Scotsman was pushed to the limit in the opening game of the second set, but he eventually held his serve.

Murray responded by instantly breaking Matosevic, who continued to push, but it wasn't to be as a further break point for the British number one ensured that he was just one set away from winning the encounter.

It was a battling opening game in the third set as the scoreline was brought back to deuce nine times before Murray broke and then held to take a comfortable lead.

Despite Matosevic's attempt to launch a comeback, it was relatively comfortable for Murray in the end as he grabbed another break to push on and progress into the next round.

Andy Murray celebrates victory over Go Soeda in their first round match of the Australian Open on January 14, 2014
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4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
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13Belgium David Goffin2,560
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