Andy Murray registers two victories in a single day to enter quarters – AEGON Championships 2013

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Andy Murray registers two victories in a single day to enter quarters – AEGON Championships 2013
Top seed, Andy Murray, recorded two victories on the same day to secure a place in the quarter-finals at the AEGON Championships 2013 on Thursday. He warded off late resistance to overpower Nicolas Mahut in the second round before
breezing past Marinko Matosevic in the round of 16 at this ATP World Tour 250 series event held in London, United Kingdom.  
The local top ranked star displayed exceptional tennis skills to outclass Mahut and Matosevic with ease. The Olympic gold medallist, Murray, was quoted in an on-court interview after bagging the matches, “I thought the first match
it was pretty high standard of grass court tennis. [Mahut] volleyed extremely well today. He made a lot of good pickups, and I just managed to come up with some good passing shots at the right time in the tie-break. But this afternoon, it was hard to judge.
It was so windy out there.  You couldn't strike the ball that clean or really go for the lines. You just had to play high percentage tennis.” 
Murray avenged his last year loss at this tournament against the 31-year-old. He required one hour and 41 minutes pulling out the victory and extending his lead by 4-1 in the FedEx ATP Head 2 Head series against Mahut.
The US Open champion, Murray, cashed two out of seven break chances to pull out the opener with a 6-3 score line. He was never threatened with any breakpoint and ruled throughout the set.
In the following set, the Scot failed to seek any break opportunity. However, he dusted away all three breakpoints he faced and took the set to a tie-breaker. Murray edged past the Frenchman in it before closing out the set with
a 7-6(4) win.
After this second round match, Murray marched on towards his third round battle against Matosevic in the afternoon session. His skills were fully sharpened at that time, as the Scot cashed both break chances to take a 5-1 lead.
He held his serve once again and sealed the opening set by winning six games to two. Murray held his entire serves without facing any breakpoint against the Aussie.
The 26-year-old maintained his intensity in the proceeding set. He again capitalised on two break chances and jumped to a 4-1 lead. Despite losing his serve in the sixth game, Murray broke again and clinched the set with a 6-2
score line.
The world number two, Murray, will square off against the German challenger, Benjamin Becker.  



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