Murray wins his first match as a major winner

Murray wins his first match as a major winner
January 14, 2013, 9:25 pm

Venus Williams of the US makes a forehand return to Kazakstan's Galina Voskoboeva during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) In his first Grand Slam match as a major winner, third-ranked Andy Murray opened his Australian Open campaign with a 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 win over Robin Haase of the Netherlands on Tuesday.

Asked what it felt like to play after his triumph at the U.S. Open, where he became the first British man since 1936 to win a major title, Murray said: ``I can try and focus on the second part of my career now.''