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Australian Open: Andy Murray through to second round

Murray celebrates after winning his first round match. Credit: Reuters

Second seed Andy Murray advanced into the second round of the Australian Open after a comfortable 6-1 6-2 6-3 victory over Germany's Alexander Zverev.

The world number two took the first two sets in 71 minutes but found the tall 18-year-old more difficult to overcome in the third when he saved two match points before the Brit completed the victory in just over two hours.

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