Andy Murray expects a tough test against home favourite Milos Raonic after cruising into the last 16 of the ATP Rogers Cup in Toronto last night.
Buoyed by his gold medal at the Olympics, the world No.4 dominated from start to finish against Italy’s Flavio Cipolla – ranked 93 places lower – and swiftly wrapped up a 6-1, 6-3 win.
The 25-year-old will meet Canadian No.1 Raonic tonight for a place in the quarter-finals, and said: “It will be tough.
“He’ll obviously be very motivated playing in his own country.
“He’s improved a lot over the last year, year and a half.
He’s playing really, really good tennis. Very big guy with a big game. Serves well and hits the ball very hard.”
Murray, bidding to win his third Masters 1000 title in Toronto and his ninth overall, needed just one hour and 21 minutes to beat Cipolla.