Result: Stanislas Wawrinka advances in Madrid

Stanislas Wawrinka celebrates after defeating Andy Murray in the Monte Carlo Masters on April 18, 2013
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Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka sees off Marius Copil in the opening round of the Madrid Masters.

Stanislas Wawrinka reached round two of the Madrid Masters thanks to a 6-4 6-4 win over Marius Copil this afternoon.

The Swiss number two took command of the first set early on by claiming a break of his Romanian opponent's serve. Both players then went on to hold their respective service games, which allowed Wawrinka to open up a one-set advantage.

It was a similar outcome in the second set, although it took world number 15 Wawrinka until the ninth game to make the breakthrough. He then held his next service game to advance through to the next round.

He will now face either Santiago Giraldo or Martin Klizan for a place in round three of the competition in the Spanish capital.

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1Scotland flag Andy Murray7,750
2Spain Rafael Nadal7,555
3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
8Austria Dominic Thiem4,030
9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
12France Jo-Wilfried Tsonga2,770
13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
16United States Jack Sock2,335
17Pablo Carreno Busta2,305
18Lucas Pouille2,220
19United States John Isner2,110
20United States Sam Querrey2,060