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Murray overcomes tough Del Potro test in Paris

Andy Murray is through to the French Open fourth round. Credit: AP

Andy Murray produced arguably his best performance of the year to defeat Juan Martin del Potro and reach the fourth round of the French Open.

The world number one has been searching for top form all season and finally found something close to it on a cool, grey day at Roland Garros.

Murray saved four set points to win a titanic opener lasting 84 minutes and was in control thereafter to win 7-6 (10/8) 7-5 6-0.

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Murray beats Kuznetsoc in French Open First Round

Andy Murray is through to the next round at Roland Garros. Credit: PA

Andy Murray answered doubts about his form and fitness with a four-set win over Andrey Kuznetsov in the opening round of the French Open.

It seemed like it could be a very difficult afternoon for the world number one when Russian Kuznetsov, ranked 73, won the second set.

Murray looked fractious but he moved ahead early in the third set and got better and better, wrapping up a 6-4 4-6 6-2 6-0 win in two hours and 32 minutes.

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