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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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Prime minister congratulates Davis Cup winners

Prime minister David Cameron has met Great Britain's triumphant Davis Cup team at 10 Downing Street.

Team captain Leon Smith paraded the trophy alongside his team and Cameron after beating Belgian over the weekend.

British No.1 Andy Murray won his two single matches in Gent, as well as teaming up with brother Jamie for a victorious doubles match, as Great Britain won the trophy for the first time in 79 years.

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