Mason, OH (Sports Network) - Two-time champion Andy Murray was an easy
second-round winner Wednesday at the $3 million Western & Southern Open, a
hardcourt ATP Masters 1000 event.
After enjoying an opening-round bye, the second-seeded reigning Wimbledon and
U.S. Open titlist cruised past Russian veteran Mikhail Youzhny 6-2, 6-3 at the
Lindner Family Tennis Center.
Murray, who titled here in 2008 and 2011, will meet France's Julien Benneteau
in the third round on Thursday.
Eleventh-seeded Tommy Haas moved on with a 6-4, 6-1 decision against Spaniard
Another second-round result saw Belgian David Goffin hold off last week's
Montreal Masters semifinalist Vasek Pospisil, of Canada, 7-5, 1-6, 7-6 (8-6).
This is the last Masters tournament before the U.S. Open, which will commence
August 26 in New York.
The 2013 Cincinnati champ will collect $583,800.
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