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Last Updated: Wednesday, 8 June, 2005, 17:53 GMT 18:53 UK
Murray excels in defeating Dent
Andrew Murray beat ninth seed Taylor Dent to reach the third round
Scotland's Andy Murray claimed one of the biggest wins of his career, defeating American Taylor Dent at the Stella Artois Championship at Queen's.

The 18-year-old from Dunblane swept past the world number 30 6-3 6-3.

Murray, ranked 357 in the world, broke Dent's serve twice in the first set to take it in just 27 minutes.

Full of confidence, Murray gained a crucial break in the sixth game of the second set and served out for victory, clinching the win with an ace.

Murray, who will face former Australian Open champion Thomas Johansson in the last 16 on Thursday, was delighted with only his second win on the ATP Tour.

"I played great today and I'm so pleased with myself," he admitted.

"I felt going in I had a chance because I return so well and I managed to get onto his serve in the first few games.

"I dealt with it well and I didn't really have any nerves for my first time in front of a big home crowd."




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