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Last Updated: Wednesday June 25 2008 05:27 GMT

Murray wins first Wimbledon match

Andy Murray

Britain's Andy Murray has started his Wimbledon campaign with a win over Frenchman Fabrice Santoro.

The British number one took the match 6-3 7-5 7-6 (7-5) to set up a meeting with Xavier Malisse.

Santoro didn't make it easy for Murray, using some tricky spin shots to challenge the Scot, and took the lead 4-2 in the second set.

But Murray kept his cool and managed to use his greater power to win the match in two hours and 11 minutes.

And there was more good news for British tennis fans, as Chris Eaton made it through to the second round.

You probably haven't heard of him, but he beat Serbia's Boris Pasanski 6-3 7-6 (8-6) 6-4.

That's even more impressive when you realise Eaton is ranked just 661st in the world, 547 places behind Pasanski!