Murray cruises past Kyrgios in 2nd round of Rogers Cup
TORONTO – Andy Murray cruised into the third round of the Rogers Cup with a straight-sets victory over fast-rising Nick Kyrgios.
Murray, seeded eighth, beat the 19-year-old Australian 6-2, 6-2 on centre court in Wednesday’s first match.
The Briton will face either Ivo Kalovic or 12th-seeded Richard Gasquet in the next round.
In other early play, 13th-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Jeremy Chardy 7-6 (4), 6-4 to set up a matchup with either top-seeded Novak Djokovic or Gael Monfils.
After four Canadians were eliminated Tuesday, sixth-seeded Milos Raonic is the country’s only representation left in the singles draw at the Toronto tournament.
Raonic is set to face American Jack Sock on centre court at 6:30 p.m.
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