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 Briton 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.
''I felt OK this morning when I practiced and decided to give it a go,'' Murray said. ''I feel a little sore in the joints. I feel tired mentally. I haven't really slept much in the last few days so that's probably catching up to me a little bit.
''But I hit the ball pretty well. After playing for eight weeks on grass pretty much, it's very different here. The ball is very quick compared with Wimbledon. It also bounces much higher. The court is much slower as well. So there are a lot of things to change.''
Raonic beat Murray in the Barcelona semifinals nearly four months ago.
''It will be tough,'' Murray said. ''He'll be motivated playing in his own country. You know he's improved...