Andy Murray familiar with Ricardas Berankis

Murray familiar with Berankis
© AP Photos
Andy Murray says that he is familiar with his next Australian Open opponent Ricardas Berankis.

Andy Murray has said that he is familiar with his next opponent Ricardas Berankis.

The Scot faces the world number 110 in the third round of the Australian Open following his straight-sets victory over Joao Sousa.

Berankis sealed his progression with a 6-2 6-3 6-1 win against Florian Mayer.

"I actually hit with Ricardas a lot," said Murray. "I trained with him before the Australian Open last year.

"I practised with him in Brisbane and I practised with him a couple times before the tournament here. He is not that tall and he hits the ball pretty big from the back of the court.

"He plays aggressive. He's a very flat hitter of the ball. And he's obviously playing well to beat a guy like Mayer that comfortably. It was a very good win."

Bernakis has never progressed beyond the third round of a Grand Slam.

Andy Murray
Read Next:
Murray pleased with quick win
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account