Wawrinka and Cilic cruise through at Queen's

ATP 500- Fever Tree Championships

ATP 500- Fever Tree Championships

But first Wawrinka had business of his own to attend to, as he claimed only his fifth victory of 2018 over British No. 2 Cameron Norrie.

Norrie, ranked 79 in the world, was beaten 6-2, 6-3 at Queen's by the Swiss star, who is on the comeback from knee surgery which has blighted his last 12 months, in only 56 minutes.

Wawrinka has struggled to return to peak form since suffering a left knee injury previous year, but is on the comeback trail.

Wawrinka moves on to face former Queen's victor Sam Querrey of the United States or British wild card Jay Clarke. "Now I feel really good on court, strong physically". "I need to be really patient with myself, to accept less in a way. You need to be ready to accept frustrating but today was a great day".

The 2014 US Open champion will face Luxembourg's Gilles Muller, who eliminated Canadian Denis Shapovalov 7-6 (7) and 7-6 (6).

But as long as I can practice full, as long as I can put the hours on the court, as long as I can move well and put the work, it's positive.' Novak Djokovic recently said that the biggest challenge for Andy Murray is mental.

We have more tennis coverage from the ATP Tour when we head to Germany for the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, live on Sky Sports Arena all this week.

Fifteen of the world's top 30 male players, plus Murray, Djokovic and Wawrinka, are competing in the west London tournament, although 18-time Slam champion Rafael Nadal and world number four Juan Martin del Potro have withdrawn.

Murray, a two-time Wimbledon victor, has admitted he doesn't have great expectations at the start of his comeback after so long on the sidelines. "Pretty disappointed I didn't win against Roger but it was a good match", Kyrgios said.

"It's just good to see him back ultimately". Nishikori, a former top 10 regular now ranked 27th after wrist injuries last season, was joined in the second round by fourth seeded Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut, who beat the second German on the day, putting out Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, 6-1. Rybarikova's versatility and shot-making fluidity enabled her to control the match nearly from start to finish. I'm happy with how I'm playing and looking forward to the next round.

He has made tentative returns during this year, but arrived at Queen's with just one match-win through the entire clay season, and a 4-7 win-loss run.

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