Tennis: Andy Murray booked a quarter-final clash with Radel Stepanek today after cruising past Alexandr Dolgopolov at the Shanghai Masters.
The British number one and third seed was far too strong for his Ukrainian opponent and cantered to a 6-2 6-2 victory in less than an hour.
Two breaks handed two-time defending Shanghai champion Murray the first set and three more followed in the second as he eased past a potentially tricky opponent.
The Scot said: “When you play against him it is very important to play a solid match but also important to play with variety.
“Normally his game gives guys problems if you play the same ball over and over.
“I tried to use the slice a bit, some higher balls and some off-pace balls so he couldn’t have the rhythm to play his normal game.”
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