16 Aug 2012

Djokovic and Murray move into third round

11:38 am on 16 August 2012

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have moved into the third round of the Cincinnati Tennis Open with relatively comfortable straight set victories.

World number two Djokovic overcame Italian Andreas Seppi 7-6 6-2 while Olympic gold medalist Murray beat American Sam Querrey 6-2 6-4.

There was better news for another American, Mardy Fish, who beat Argentine Carlos Berlocq 6-3 6-1.

But James Blake made an early exit after 22-year-old Japanese Kei Nishikori recovered from a poor first set to beat the American 2-6 6-4 6-4.

Argentine Juan del Potro battle past German Tommy Haas 7-5 6-2 and while Australian Leyton Hewitt was was crushed 6-2 6-0 by Serb Viktor Troicki.

Swiss world number one Roger Federer is in action later against Russian-American Alex Bogomolov Jr.