Murray into Wimbledon third round

Former champion Hewitt and two-time runner-up Roddick also advance.

    Andy Murray is seeking to be the first British Wimbledon champion in 73 years [AFP]

    "I didn't give him many opportunities and I felt very comfortable," Murray said.

    Hewitt, the 2002 champion, reached the third round with a 6-3, 7-5, 7-5 win over fifth seed Juan Martin del Potro from Argentina.

    He is set to meet Germany's Philipp Petzschner for a place in the last 16.

    If Hewitt makes it to the quarter-finals, he could face Roddick who saw off Russia's Igor Kunitsyn 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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