Result: Richard Gasquet battles into third round of Miami Masters

Richard Gasquet of France celebrates winning the first set in his men's singles match against Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina during day one of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at O2 Arena on November 4, 2013
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Richard Gasquet secures a spot in the third round of the Miami Masters by beating Alejandro Gonzalez in straight sets.

Richard Gasquet has reached the third round of the Miami Masters with a 7-6(7) 6-4 victory over Alejandro Gonzalez.

The first set was a tight affair between the competitors as both players were able to grab two break points apiece.

Gasquet, who is seeded ninth for the tournament, had a further eight break points to clinch, but he squandered all of them.

Despite Gonzalez keeping proceedings tight in the tie-break, it was Gasquet who triumphed 9-7 to take the lead in the US.

Gasquet drew on his experience in the second set as he took control of the court by converting two break points and maintaining his serve.

While Gonzalez was able to score four aces, he was forced to succumb to defeat as Gasquet marched into the next phase.

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