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  1. Murray wins in straight sets, 6-4 6-2 6-3
  2. Scot faces David Goffin/Jeremy Chardy in R4
  3. Murray secures his 13th straight win on clay

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By Mike Henson

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Serena Williams

There are some big players loaded up on the Roland Garros ramp today.

Still to come are nine-times winner Rafael Nadal (against Andrey Kuznetsov on Court Suzanne Lenglen) and world number one Serena Williams (against Victoria Azarenka on Philippe Chatrier).

Big names, big games.

In the meantime, take a look at

the results already in and the start of
Piers Newbery's report on Andy Murray.

Australia's brave new generation of men's singles players might have to put today down to experience.

With Nick Kyrgios well beaten on Suzanne Lenglen, compatriot Thanasi Kokkinakis is being duffed up by Novak Djokovic over on Philippe-Chatrier.

The 19-year-old trails 6-4 3-1 to the world number one with just 50 minutes on the clock.

Piers Newbery

BBC Sport at Roland Garros

"'Great serve, that's massive mate, how do you do it?' says Kyrgios after a 134kph effort flops into the net. He ends the afternoon pretty well schooled by Murray, who cannot have hoped for more than breaking that serve six times and dropping just nine games.

Nick Kyrgios

"Team Murray hang around for the interview and then applaud their man before heading into the tunnels beneath Lenglen, job done."

Andy Murray: "It is never easy for me. Clay is not a surface that I have ever felt comfortable on. The matches get tougher every round and hopefully I can play some good tennis next week.

"I'm not sure you can say that I'm a clay-court specialist! There is one guy in this tournament who has won it nine times and I have never been to the final."

A backhand return winner - right down the barrel - seals the deal for Andy Murray.

A satisfying way to finish a satisfying performance.

The wristbands and towel head into the crowd.

Murray wins

Murray 6-4 6-2 6-3 Kyrgios

Andy Murray

Nick Kyrgios moves to 40-30 with a lovely cushioned forehand half-volley that stuns all the life out of Andy Murray's attempted pass.

The Australian attempts to sign off on the game in style but his forehand clout flies wide. Deuce.

Kyrgios saves himself in style, ripping an angle from off the protractor to see off match-point.

Now another to defend...

Piers Newbery

BBC Sport at Roland Garros

"'Come on Nicky babes,' says Kyrgios between serves, ear studs glistening in the sun. The end appears nigh but the fun continues as he flicks his cap off his head on the way back to his chair, landing perfectly on his racquet bag, and then gives two ball kids a lesson in how to hold an umbrella."

Nick Kyrgios
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Murray 6-4 6-2 5-3 Kyrgios*

A hold to love. Less than half an hour on the clock for this third set and Murray is only four decent return points away.

Murray breaks

*Murray 6-4 6-2 4-3 Kyrgios

Andy Murray has the scent of the locker room and a taxi home in his nostrils.

Love-40 and three break points on the scoreboard in the time it takes to look up from a live text keyboard.

Nick Kyrgios saves the first, keeping his concentration to volley away a hanging return, but is undone by a low, spitting forehand that leaves him trailing his racquet in vain in the dust.

Andy Murray
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Murray 6-4 6-2 3-3 Kyrgios*

Andy Murray whistles on to 40-0.

Nick Kyrgios nicks one point back, but the lid is firmly stuffed shut with an arcing ace down the middle.

*Murray 6-4 6-2 2-3 Kyrgios

Andy Murray with 15-30 and the soft, sensitive parts of Nick Kyrgios's service game at his mercy.

But the Australian comes out with both barrels blazing to sweep the rug from under Murray. A stealth raid on the net and then - inevitably - a hammer-drill forehand see Krygios home.

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Murray 6-4 6-2 2-2 Kyrgios*

The cap fails to confer any

Billy's Boots style magic on its owner.

Murray holds serve to pull level, with one stretching forehand, directed back across court for 40-15, the shot of the game.

Piers Newbery

BBC Sport at Roland Garros

"There are gasps around the press box as it becomes apparent that Kyrgios managed to clear the stadium when smacking a ball away in anger after dropping serve. He really can hit a tennis ball very hard.

"Another memorable moment to take from what looks like being a defeat. The cap is back on now, one last charge from Special K?"

Murray breaks

*Murray 6-4 6-2 1-2 Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios is a juggernaut of a player. It is just that the wheels are not always securely attached.

The Australian slips to 0-30 and then a double fault followed by an unforced error usher Andy Murray through the door.

Kyrgios responds by blasting a spare ball high, up and out of Court Suzanne Lenglen. And the umpire issues him with a stern warning.

Kyrgios breaks

Murray 6-4 6-2 0-2 Kyrgios*

Don't prepare the ice bath just yet.

Nick Kyrgios battles his way to 30-40 and - while he has been wasteful of break points in previous sets - takes his opportunity.

Another tracer bullet off his forehand and he has the early lead.

A break is nothing without a consolidating hold though...

Simon Briggs

Daily Telegraph tennis correspondent on BBC Sport website

"I think the application of Murray has been exemplary - the way he has neutered the armoury of Kyrgios. Kyrgios is young and only just turned 20, he's still pretty raw."

*Murray 6-4 6-2 0-1 Kyrgios

Well, that was just dreamy.

Nick Kyrgios saves a break point that would have surely sealed his demise with a delicious backhand drop-shot.

The ball was so low over the net cord that its fuzz got a short back and sides. On landing, it just gave a small final flop, before dying stone dead. Sublime.

Kyrgios scrapes back another break point and slips out of Murray's talons. This time anyway.

Set two stats just in by the way. Murray landed with just 50% of his first serves. He will need to up that in future rounds if he makes it through.

Murray wins second set

Murray 6-4 6-2 Kyrgios*

Not for the first time in the match, Andy Murray is caught being a little over-eager chasing his serve in. A flopped forehand drifts long to give Nick Kyrgios a sniff at 30-30.

But, as Piers suggests below, I'm not sure how interested the creaking Australian is in pursuing this contest much further.

A framed forehand loops way long to seal his demise and he is trooping to his chair before it even lands.

Andy Murray

Piers Newbery

BBC Sport at Roland Garros

"It's been a pretty classic Murray performance so far, slowly but surely breaking down one of the game's big hitters. He's also done a good job of slowing down the hurry-up style of Kyrgios on serve, taking a towel each time just to make the Aussie have to pause for an extra second or two.

"Kyrgios has had quite a few injuries in his short career and with the grass-court season approaching, it will be interesting to see how invested he is in turning this match around."

Nick Kyrgios is patched up and back on court.

Murray to serve for the second set. And it would be difficult to envisage Kyrgios tunnelling his way back from two sets adrift.

Murray breaks

*Murray 6-4 5-2 Kyrgios

Some shots just sound different off the racquet don't they?

Murray deftly slides away a forehand angle and it sounds like he had the silencer slipped over the top of his bat.

The break chance at 30-40 and Kyrgios surrenders rather meekly, swatting into the net.

And now Kyrgios is getting a bit of treatment on his wrist at the changeover. And his elbow...

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Piers Newbery

BBC Sport at Roland Garros

"Apart from the posh seats down the front, where jewellery is rattled, Lenglen is pretty much full now and lapping up the antics of Kyrgios in particular.

"Murray might appear to be a bit dour in comparison, decked out in black as opposed to luminous pink/orange and restricting his chatter to the standard self-admonishment, but the tennis is pretty special. The lob-backhand combination to break serve was the match of anything his opponent has come up with today."

Murray 6-4 4-2 Kyrgios*

The longest game of the match so far as the clock ticks on. But it is not heading much further.

Nick Kyrgios blocks a return long and then is left flailing at thin air by a ripped first serve up the tee. Murray was due one of those. He has been missing with a lot of his first darts off the baseline oche.

Andy Murray faces an awkward 15-30 and he is being given the runaround by some vicious Nick Kyrgios forehands.

Once those blockbuster shots get into a rally, they tend to overrun it like a virus. Murray succumbs and faces two break points.

A huge let-off. Kyrgios cuffs the ball long as he lines up an apparently simple winner. Murray was all but back on his chair. That is the lucky dip of Krygios's game though - you are going to get some booby prizes amid the nuggets.

Deuce. Another leaping, eye-watering forehand, another break point. Murray to the net to save. On we go.

Murray breaks

*Murray 6-4 3-2 Kyrgios

The sequel is rarely as good as the original.

Nick Kyrgios breaks out the hot-dog again after Andy Murray chases and scampers to keep in the point, but this time it is over-cooked.

Murray with a break point at 30-40. Saved by an absolute whopper of a forehand out wide.

Another chance for the Scot from deuce and it is his chance to uncork some vintage groundstrokes. A crunching backhand down the line. There is a little doubt as to whether it has caught the line, but Kyrgios sportingly acknowledges that it is in after inspecting the whitewash, saving the umpire a job.

Murray 6-4 2-2 Kyrgios*

Andy Murray finds the angle to unlock the Nick Kyrgios defences, the Australian off balance on the final point after being forced to chase out wide.

A solid hold.

Mike Dickson

Daily Mail tennis correspondent on BBC Sport website

"Talking to a few players and coaches, they feel the condition of the courts is making the ball bounce considerably lower than previous tournaments. That plays into the hands of Novak Djokovic and it's not a good thing for Rafa Nadal."

*Murray 6-4 1-2 Kyrgios

That Nick Kyrgios showreel is going to be feature length pretty soon.

One delicious pick-up half-volley off his shoelaces takes all the sting out of a Murray return and plops over for a lovely winner.

A hold to love.

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Murray 6-4 1-1 Kyrgios*

Andy Murray
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Andy Murray falls off a backhand as the depth of a Nick Kyrgios return catches him by surprise. That takes us to deuce.

Kyrgios's baseline hitting is industrial grade stuff, but Murray's is the more accurate and tends to deny the Australian a solid base to get away his most powerful strokes.

That is a misjudgement from Murray though. A drop-shot as overcooked as the unwanted barbeque burger is run down by Kyrgios and slapped away.

A bit of cat and mouse on the final point and Murray delays and delays on a mid-court ball, trying to smoke out which way Kyrgios is going to gamble. It does the trick as the Scot plonks the ball into the open court.

Piers Newbery

BBC Sport at Roland Garros

"'I hate this place,' says Kyrgios towards his box after a call goes against him.

"It looked out from directly in line, but it was tight. Cue two brilliant winners and a killer drop shot. More chunter with the umpire, a bit of ball kid interaction. Murray could be moonwalking down the other end and nobody would notice."

*Murray 6-4 0-1 Kyrgios


Nick Kyrgios absolutely flattens a forehand and then a backhand to make a sticky 0-30 a more comfortable 30-30.

Then a tickle of a drop-shot shows that he can do feather duster as well as cudgel.

Even Murray is impressed. "Good shot," he says almost instinctively as one of those groundstrokes streaks past him.

Annabel Croft

Former British number one on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

"One of most entertaining sets of tennis I've seen at Rolland Garros this week. There was some fantastic court play, but Murray is just too solid. Kyrgios is going to have to take any half chances and there were one or two there."

Some first sets stats for you and Nick Kyrgios is serving very decently indeed.

He is landing with 74% of first serves. Andy Murray can only muster 54%.

Murray wins first set

Murray 6-4 Kyrgios*

Which he does in a twinkle. A hold to love, with the serve popping and kicking like a break-dance troupe.

Andy Murray

*Murray 5-4 Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios is making a decent bid to get into your "most entertaining player" top 10

Amid the profanities, swaggering and costume tweaks, there are some absolute gems. One perfect read of Murray's intentions means he is able to play the most casual winning reply to the Scot's angled drop-shot.

Murray will have to serve out for the set.

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