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Murray cruises into fourth round at Wimbledon

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Andy Murray continued his comfortable cruise through the early rounds of Wimbledon with a win over Spain's Tommy Robredo. The straight sets victory took Murray into the fourth round and he looked in great shape to match last year's march all the way to the final. Robredo raised his game in the third set, but Murray was only troubled very briefly.

The win ensured Murray a weekend off before facing Mikhail Youzhny or Victor Troicki on Monday. With Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga all departed, Murray's side of the draw looks relatively serene, although he will have noticed that his potential rival in the final, Novak Djokovic is also looking ominously powerful.

"I've been tested and come through it," Murray said. "People are putting even more pressure on me because of the nature of the draw and how the draw has worked out. I can't worry about that stuff. It is hard but I have just got to stay focused and concentrate on one match at a time."

Focus aside, Murray's attention was not entirely concentrated on South-West London. He responded gamely to a tweet from a fan suggesting that Murray and Serena Williams might like to recreate the famous 'Battle Of The Sexes' match between Billie-Jean King and Bobby Riggs in 1973.

After the fan suggested that Serena might beat Murray, the Scot obviously gave it some thought. "I've never hit with her but she's obviously an incredible player," he wrote in his column on the BBC website, "and I think people would be interested to see the men play against the women to see how the styles match up. It's happened in the past with Jimmy Connors and Martina Navratilova. How about Las Vegas as a venue?"

Presumably on the proviso that what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.

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