Andy Murray is into the second round of the Western & Southern Open after a 6-4, 6-4 win under the lights against Richard Gasquet.
In Murray's first match since featuring in doubles action at the Tokyo Olympics, the Scot put in a convincing display against his French opponent in the rain-delayed match by slamming down 14 aces and producing 38 winners.
The former British number one will face either Hurbert Hurkacz or Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in the second round.
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The 34-year-old, who won the ATP 1000 event in Cincinnati in 2008 and 2011, was pleased with his overall performance and fitness levels.
"I thought I did well," he said afterwards.
"I think I moved pretty well for my first singles match in a while on the hard courts, certainly more confident in my movements than I did when I played him here a couple of years ago.

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"First singles match I've played since I've had the metal hip put in, so I was a bit apprehensive, and he uses all of the angles on the court really well, makes you move a lot so, you need to move well against him and I did that tonight.
"I served good, lot of free points on my serve and I thought I was taking control of the rallies when I had the opportunity so it was a good match."
Heather Watson, who battled through qualifying to reach the main draw, is also through to the next round after beating Aliaksandra Sasnovich 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 in just over two hours.
It was not to be a successful day for Dan Evans, who battled hard but fell to a 6-2 4-6 6-3 defeat to number 10 seed Diego Schwartzman.
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