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Murray and Del Potro qualified for the third round 

Murray and Del Potro qualified for the third round


The Olympic champion Andy Murray (Britain) qualified for the third round of the tennis tournament of the series "Masters" in Paris with prize fund € 2.4 million.

The third-seeded Murray scored 12 aces and eliminate the participating with "wild card" representative of the hosts Paul-Henri Mathieu with 7:5, 6:3 for 92 minutes.

The Briton realized the only break at the end of the first set, after that won three more times the submission of his opponent in the second half to triumph.

For a place in the quarterfinals Murray will face qualifier Yanovich Jerzy (Poland).

"I played with him in the Cup" Davis "several years ago. He is tall and has a strong serve. Yanovich this year made ​​a breakthrough in Toura. It would not be easy, especially if he serves well on this fast court," said the Briton.

The seventh-seeded Juan Martin del Potro (Argentina) took qualifier Alejandro Falla (Colombia) with 6:2, 6:2 for 87 minutes.

Del Potro break submitting of his opponent three times in each set to record tenth consecutive victory.

The Argentinean expected in the third round participating with "wild card" Michel Lyodra (France), who defeated number 10 in the scheme Isnar John (USA) with 6:4, 7:6 (5).

The fourth placed David Ferrer took Marcel Granoyers with 6:1, 6:3 in the all-Spanish match and for the place in the quarterfinals to face No. 16 Stanislav Wawrinka (Switzerland).

The Southafrican Kevin Anderson did placed 13 aces and eliminate 12 in the scheme Richard Gasquet (France) with 7:6 (5), 4:6, 6:1.

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