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Andy Murray into French Open quarter-finals

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British tennis star Andy Murray has won in straight sets against Fernando Verdasco to reach the quarter-finals in the French Open tournament.

It was a tough start for Murray against the Spaniard, making a lot of unforced errors early on, but he powered through the first two sets 6-4, 7-5.

But the third set was even tougher and went to a tie-break.

The British number one battled through with the final score of the match 6-4, 7-5, 6-6 (7-3).

Andy will now face Gael Monfils of France in the quarter-finals on Wednesday.