Murray and Konta win at Indian Wells

Andy Murray

Andy Murray has never won the Indian Wells tournament, though he did reach the final in 2009

World number two Andy Murray beat Spain’s Marcel Granollers 6-4 7-6 (7-3) to reach the third round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.

The Briton, 28, recovered from 3-1 down to take the first set despite hitting just one winner, before clinching victory in a second-set tie-break.

Murray will face Argentina’s Federico Delbonis in the next round.

Earlier, British women’s number one Johanna Konta beat Madison Brengle 6-4 6-0 in 64 minutes.

Konta, seeded 25, won the last eight games to record her first victory in four attempts over the American.

She next faces Denisa Allertova after the Czech player shocked Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber, and semi-final conqueror of Konta in Melbourne, 7-5 7-5.

Konta, who won 24 of the 31 points contested in the second set and broke Brengle five times in the match, said: “Every single point we have played in the past has always been a battle, so I consider this a really good win.”

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