Australian Open 2013: Andy Murray beats Joao Sousa

Murray races to straight-sets victory over Sousa as Brit sends out warning to rivals

PUBLISHED:

04:07 GMT, 17 January 2013

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UPDATED:

04:18 GMT, 17 January 2013

Andy Murray made short work of Joao Sousa to cruise into the third round of the Australian Open.

The Scot was in imperious form from the start as he overwhelmed his opponent who is ranked at No 100 in the world.

Murray wasted little time in winning 6-2, 6-2, 6-4.

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Marching on: Andy Murray eased into the third round of the Australian Open

Marching on: Andy Murray eased into the third round of the Australian Open

Barmy army: Murray's fans cheer him on as he takes an early lead against Joao Sousa

Barmy army: Murray's fans cheer him on as he takes an early lead against Joao Sousa

Feeling the heat: Murray cools down inbetween games as he heads for the third round

Feeling the heat: Murray cools down inbetween games as he heads for the third round

Overwhelmed: Sousa had no chance against Murray as the world No 100 struggled in Melbourne

Overwhelmed: Sousa had no chance against Murray as the world No 100 struggled in Melbourne

All smiles: Murray's girlfriend Kim Sears watches on as the British No 1 cruised to victory

All smiles: Murray's girlfriend Kim Sears watches on as the British No 1 cruised to victory

Mum's the word: Judy Murray arrives to watch her son in action a the Australian Open

Mum's the word: Judy Murray arrives to watch her son in action a the Australian Open