Andy Murray pleased with first week

Andy Murray Wimbledon Championships

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Defending champion Andy Murray has said he is pleased with his performances in the first week of Wimbledon after the Brit eased into the fourth round of the competition.

The two-time Grand Slam winner has been in fantastic form at SW19 having beaten David Goffin and Blaz Rola in straight sets in his opening two matches.

Murray showed no signs of letting up on Friday either against Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut after the Brit produced a blistering display to run out a 6-2 6-3 6-2 winner in just one hour and 36 minutes on Centre Court.

This third-round encounter was expected to be a much sterner test for Murray, with the world number 23 possessing more skill and quality than his first two opponents.

It ended up to a stroll for Murray in the end and the Brit is pleased to have come through a potentially tricky test to make it into the second week of Wimbledon.

“There were a lot of close games and it’s good to get it done in straight sets,” he said.

“He’s the best opponent I’ve played so far, and as a step up I felt I responded well. There’s a few things I could improve on but it’s a good first week.”

Murray, who is priced at 4.12 to win the tournament, will now play 20th seed Kevin Anderson in the last 16 on Monday after the South African beat Fabio Fognini.

Standing at a huge 6ft 8in, Anderson will pose a very different challenge for Murray as he looks to go deep into the tournament again.

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