Ruthless Andy Murray makes light work of Lu Yen-hsun to reach third round

Meanwhile it was a day of upsets as a number of seeded players were dumped out of the tournament

Andy Murray

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Andy Murray wasted no time in disposing of Lu Yen-hsun at Wimbledon this afternoon to book his place in the third round of the tournament.

The Scot finished the match in an hour and 40 minutes, sacrificing just six games in the process and recovered well after falling two games behind in the opening set to win 6-3, 6-2, 6-1.

"The first set was tough," he told The Guardian. "I went down a break, there were a lot of close games, but I managed to hang on. He had break points at 5-3. Then I settled down, hitting the balls much cleaner.

"At the end, there were a few raindrops starting and you could see the groundsman come to the edge of the court. Thankfully I had a decent lead. When the rain is coming you’re quite anxious to come off.

"If you can win a match easily that’s good. You don’t want to drain yourself mentally. I just want to keep my head down and have a good tournament."

The short turnaround time was his second in quick succession, after beating Liam Broady in just one hour and 42 minutes.

Andy Murray is enjoying life after being reunited with coach, Ivan Lendl. Image: John Walton / PA Wire/Press Association Images

Meanwhile, there were a number of shocks today at a considerably drier day at Wimbledon.

David Ferrer (13) and Giles Simon (16) both exited the competition today to Nicolas Mahut and Grigor Dimitrov respectively.

Viktor Troicki (25) had a spectacular on court meltdown as he went out to Albert Ramos Vinolas and Benoit Paire will also have to wait until next year to purse his Wimbledon dream as he was eliminated by John Millman.

Women's second seed Garbine Muguruza was dumped out in straight sets to Jana Cepelova 6-3, 6-2.

There was also disappointment Belinda Bencic who was forced to retire against Julia Boserup.

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