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Making a charge

Andy Murray finally saw off Juan Ignacio Chela in the second round of the French Open, after having his match disrupted by the rubbish weather hanging over Roland Garros. The victory over four sets and a couple of days (6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 6-2) sets him up for a clash against Marcos Baghdatis, who has beaten Murray all three times they have faced each other.

‘He's a very talented player,’ Murray said, ‘a great shot-maker, he moves well, big serve. I've seen him play a lot of great matches and he's very entertaining to watch. It's going to be tricky.

‘It (the match against Chela) was a good experience for me. One I maybe could have dealt with a little bit better. But it's a tough thing to do. As soon as I went behind I felt much better – a bit strange but that's the way it was.Once you get ahead, it's tempting to rush it a bit. It's tough to get into a rhythm, going on and off. It's hard to explain if you've never been through it. I've not had many rain delays in my career.

‘When you're waiting around all day you feel a bit lethargic but, once we got to some long rallies, I went pretty well, especially towards the end of the match. I chased a lot of balls down and played better as the match went on. I was quite nervous and tense at the start and the restarts.’

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