Nine-time tournament champion Rafael Nadal, held off British surprise-package Kyle Edmund 6-0, 5-7, 6-3 to enter the third round at the Monte Carlo Masters.
Rafael Nadal overcomes tough match against Kyle Edmund
Victory for Nadal came in his 400th match on clay, his record on the surface an outstanding 366-34.
The Spaniard swept the first set 6-0 against 45th-ranked Edmund, but found himself fighting for survival in the third set.
The fourth seed finally squeezed home after two and a quarter hours.
Murray and Nadal were joined in round three by Swiss third seed Stan Wawrinka, who saw off Czech Jiri Vesely 6-2, 4-6, 6-2.
Three-time Grand Slam winner Wawrinka won Monte Carlo three years ago over compatriot and friend Roger Federer.
"Overall it was a good match, the first match on clay," said the Swiss. "The feeling was good. Winning in three sets means it was a good victory. It's important to win and keep going.
"I prepared well, practise was good. Physically I'm fine.
"I know my level is good. If I'm able to improve I might have a chance in this tournament."
Czech ninth seed Tomas Berdych put an end to the run of 39-year-old Tommy Haas 3-6, 6-1, 6-4.
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