World number one Andy Murray eased through to the third round of the Madrid Open following a routine win on Tuesday.
The Scot needed 80 minutes to defeat Marius Copil 6-4, 6-3 on the Manolo Santana court in Madrid.
The world number 104 weathered the first storm from an aggressive Murray, saving two break points in his opening service game. But it was the final game where he failed to hold serve, with Murray winning the set at his first opportunity.
The second set was another tight affair, but one break point was all the top seed.needed to take a 4-2 lead after which he served out the set without any drama.
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Elsewhere, eight seed Dominic Thiem battle past Jamie Donaldson 6-3, 6-4 in just 72 minutes, losing just one service game.
Ninth seed David Goffin survived a first set tiebreaker to eventually overcome Florian Mayer 7-6(3), 6-0 on Court 3 earlier in the day.