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Murray hammers Querrey in first Newport appearance since 2006

Andy Murray won against Sam Querrey 6-2, 6-0 on Tuesday evening. He’ll face Australian wildcard Max Purcell in the next round

Andy Murray Wimbledon 2021 Andy Murray celebrates at Wimbledon AI / Reuters / Panoramic

No 6 seed Andy Murray moved into the second round of the Hall of Fame Open by winning against American Sam Querrey 6-2, 6-0 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum in Newport on Tuesday evening.

It was a dominant performance from the world No 1 as he won 20 of 23 second-serve return points against Querrey and converted all six break points he saw in the match.

Murray, ranked No 52, will face Australian wildcard Max Purcell next.

Newport ATP 250, other first-round results (International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum, grass, USD 665.330, most recent results first):

  • Mitchell Krueger vs. Tim van Rijthoven: tuesday
  • Quentin Halys beat Alexei Popyrin: 7-6 (5), 6-3
  • Max Purcell beat Adrian Mannarino: 6-3, 1-6, 7-5
  • James Duckworth (8) beat Liam Broady (Q): 6-2, 4-6, 6-2
  • Christopher Eubanks (Q) beat Dominik Koepfer: 6-4, 7-5
  • Benjamin Bonzi (5) beat William Blumberg (Q): 2-6, 6-3, 6-2
  • Jiri Vesely (7) beat Feliciano López: 6-4, 6-2
  • Jack Sock beat Radu Albot: 6-1, 7-6 (2)
  • Steve Johnson beat Stefan Kozlov: 7-5, 6-3
  • Jason Murray Kubler beat Jordan Thompson: 6-2, 6-3
  • Peter Gojowczyk beat Ugo Humbert: 7-5, 6-4
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