Olympic champion Andy Murray advances in Toronto
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
TORONTO (AP) -- Olympic champion Andy Murray won his opening match in the Rogers Cup on Wednesday, beating Italy's Flavio Cipolla 6-1, 6-3.
Murray, the second-seeded British star who beat Roger Federer on Sunday in London for the gold medal, set up a third-round match against Canada's Milos Raonic. Raonic advanced Tuesday.
Top-seeded Novak Djokovic also won, beating Bernard Tomic 6-2, 6-3.
In other second-round matches, fourth-seeded Tomas Berdych edged Julien Benneteau 6-7 (10), 6-4, 6-4; Jeremy Chardy upset third-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4, 7-6 (4); fifth-seeded Janko Tipsarevic beat Mikhail Youzhny 7-6 (2), 6-4; Radek Stepanek topped sixth-seeded Juan Martin del Potro 6-4, 7-6 (5); Tommy Haas beat ninth-seeded Gilles Simon 6-2, 6-3; and Sam Querrey edged No. 13 Kei Nishikori 6-2, 6-3.