Andy Murray beats Andrey Kuznetsov to reach round two of the French Open

• World No 1 Murray wins 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, 6-0
• Scot will play Martin Klizan of Slovakia in round two

After briefly losing his way, top seed Andy Murray battled his way past Andrey Kuznetsov to take his place in round two of the French Open, winning 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, 6-0.

It was not a perfect start by the world No1, who began the match strongly only to go walkabout about in the second set, but he finished the match with real momentum, visibly growing in belief and authority. After an indifferent build-up to Roland Garros, Murray can look forward to a second round encounter with Slovakia’s Martin Klizan with improved confidence.

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