Andy Murray Onto 2011 U.S. Open 2nd Round With Straight Sets Win

Great Britain's Andy Murray advanced to the second round of the 2011 U.S. Open, disposing of India's Somdev Devvarman in a straight set win on Wednesday afternoon.

Murray, the fourth-ranked player in the world, struggled with the former NCAA champion Devvarman in first set, winning the tiebreaker 7-5, before settling down and taking the next two sets 6-2 and 6-3.

Up next for Murray is Robin Haase, who cruised to a straight set win over Rui Machad.

Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro also advanced on Wednesday, scoring a straight set win over Filippo Volandri. Del Potro has a second-round match-up with fellow Argentine Diego Junqueira, who advanced to the second round when Slovakia's Karol Beck retired after the first set.

On the woman's side, 19-year-old American Christina McHale advanced to the third round in a major for the first time in her career with a straight set win over France's Marion Bartoli, the No. 8 seed. McHale won a first-set tiebreaker 7-2 before winning the second set 6-2 in just under 50 minutes. McHale's next match is against Russia's Maria Kirilenko, the No. 25 seed in the tournament.

For all of our U.S. Open coverage, head over to SB Nation Tennis. For the men's and women's draws check out our StoryStream.

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