Result: Andy Murray breezes past Alexandr Dolgopolov

Andy Murray
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Andy Murray makes short work of Alexandr Dolgopolov in the third round of the Shanghai Masters.

Andy Murray has made short work of Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov in the third round of the Shanghai Masters, taking the match 6-2 6-2.

Murray broke the Ukrainian on his second service game to move into an early 3-1 lead, before breaking again in the seventh after twice going to deuce.

Murray then took his final service game to love to win the opening set in just 28 minutes.

The second set started in the exact same way, with Murray breaking in the third game, but Dolgopolov fought right back for his first break to pull it back to 2-2.

However, Murray did not lose another game in the match, breaking twice more on his way to a 6-2, 6-2 win in under an hour.

Murray faces Radek Stepanek, who defeated John Isner, in the quarter-finals.

Alexandr Dolgopolov
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3Switzerland Roger Federer7,145
4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,780
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Croatia Marin Cilic5,155
7Alexander Zverev4,470
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9Japan Kei Nishikori3,285
10Canada Milos Raonic3,230
11Bulgaria Grigor Dimitrov3,070
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13Belgium David Goffin2,560
14Spain Roberto Bautista Agut2,425
15Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,390
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19United States John Isner2,110
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