The victory marked his biggest win since he recovered from injury this year. The former world No. 1 has not won a single title since march 2017. Murray got a comfort start, taking 4-1 lead following an early break of serve. Goffin managed to break back once but Murray gave the Belgian no chance to win the first set 6-3. Murray continued to impress in the second set and led 5-1 before Goffin bounced and made it 5-4. Murray survived from three break points and fired a ace to clinch the victory. Up next for Murray is Spaniard Fernando Verdasco, his conqueror in the US Open second round. Verdasco overcame a determined Taro Daniel of Japan 3-6 6-2 7-5. Alex De Minaur from Australia beat Mackenzie McDonald from the USA 1-6, 7-6 (1), 6-0 to secure progress. The Australian will play next Damir Dzumhur, who beat Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-4, 6-2.