23 Jan '12, 6am

Tennis: Murray breezes through to Australian Open quarter-finals

Tennis: Murray breezes through to Australian Open quarter-finals

MELBOURNE: Andy Murray took the easy route on Monday to the Australian Open quarter-finals when Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin retired injured, as Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova fought off a case of the yips. Under blazing sun Murray, seeking Britain's first grand slam title since before World War II, was always in command and he led 6-1, 6-1, 1-0 when Kukushkin pulled out with a hip muscle injury on 49 minutes. The truncated match ended an entertaining run by Kukushkin, inevitably dubbed "Borat" by the British press, who won an oddball encounter in the previous round to become Kazakhstan's best male grand slam performer. "It's so hot on the court," said Murray, who will play Jo-Wilfried Tsonga or Kei Nishikori in the quarter-finals. "It's obviously good for me that I got to conserve a bit of energy. It's tough for him -- it's his first fourth round in a slam, and he's obv...

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