Posted April 16, 2012 on AP on Fox

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 31: Andy Murray of Great Britain looks up during the trophy presentaion after his men's final match against Roger Federer of Switzerland during day fourteen of the 2010 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 31, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
Andy Murray dispatched Viktor Troicki 6-0, 6-3 to reach the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters on Tuesday. The third-seeded Brit led 4-0 after 17 minutes and did not face a single break point in improving to 5-0 against the Serb. ''Normally when I come here I usually find I need a few matches to get adjusted,'' said Murray, who lost to seven-time defending champion Rafael Nadal in last year's semifinals. ''But I played very well, it was a very good first match.'' Murray took the opening set by stepping into Troicki's return and clipping a forehand down the line. Troicki held his serve at the start of the second set, but Murray took his next service game and held for 3-1. In the next game, Troicki saved two break points playing serve and volley. But Murray took his serve for the fifth time in the match and sealed the victory on his first match point when Troicki's two-handed backhand went wide. Murray struggled against Troicki in last year's French Open, rallying from two se...
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