Defending Olympics gold medalists Andy Murray and Serena Williams are still unbeaten as they take their second straight win in the Men’s and Women’s Singles Tennis tournament in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
British Tennis player Andy Murray defeated the Argentinian Tennis player Juan Monaco in straight sets with the score of 6-3, 6-1.
The world ranked number two Murray finished Monaco in just 1 hour and 9 minutes to take his second straight win in the tournament. Murray showcased his strong service as he scored 5 service aces throughout the match as compared to Monaco’s 1 service ace. Juan Monaco’s committed 26 unforced errors that helped Murray take this easy win.
Andy Murray defeated Victor Troicki in straight sets during the first round of the tournament.
Meanwhile, American tennis player Serena Williams defeated French tennis player Alize Cornet in straight sets with the score of 7-6 (5), 6-2.
The world ranked number one Williams had a shaky and faulty first set but she finally found her groves in the second set. Williams committed 36 unforced errors throughout the match as compared to only 22 unforced errors of Cornet.
This is the second straight win for William as she defeated Daria Gavrilova in straight sets during the first round of the tournament.
Serena Williams will face Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina in the third round of the tournament on August 10, 2016. Andy Murray, on the other hand, will wait for the winner between France’s Benoit Paire and Italy’s Fabio Fognini to find out his opponent in the tournament.
Williams and Murray are both fighting out for their second straight Olympic gold medal.