Murray through to French Open round three

Andy Murray defeats Simone Bolelli to progress to the third round of the French Open.

Andy Murray has defeated Simone Bolelli to progress to the third round of the French Open.

The world number four seed defeated the Italian 7-6 6-4 7-5 in 2 hours 51 minutes of play on day five of the tournament.

Murray later tweeted: "So happy to get through today in brutal conditions, look out for some upsets today there's going to be a few if wind stAys like this (sic)"

The Scot will now face either France's Arnaud Clement or Germany's Michael Berrer in the final 32.

Earlier, the UK's Elena Baltacha was defeated by Vania King.

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