murray.jpgAndy Murray has been handed a bye in the first round of the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami.The tournament starts on Wednesday but the British number one, seeded 13th for the tournament, will not be in action until the second round, where he will face the winner of Gilles Simon’s match against Mario Ancic.

World number one Roger Federer, who is in the other half of the draw from Murray, has also been given a bye.

Murray’s fellow Briton Alex Bogdanovic failed in his bid to qualify, going down 6-4 3-6 6-1 to Serbia’s Viktor Troicki.