He will now challenge No. 15 Albert Ramos-Vinolas, who booked his place in the third round for the first time with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over qualifier Carlos Berlocq in 80 minutes.
The 14th-seeded German, who pushed Nadal to five sets in the third round of the Australian Open, defeated Spaniard Feliciano Lopez, 6-0, 6-4 in one hour.
Returning from an elbow injury, Murray had struggled in his first match of the clay-court season, against Gilles Muller in the second round after a first-round bye.
"I need to decide whether I try to get matches or whether I try to get myself in better shape physically, put as much work in as I can", he said after that exit in Monte Carlo. "I still had a bunch of chances, I guess both of us did really", Murray said. "I'm confident that with dedication and commitment and a positive mindset, I can get to the level where I want to be".
Pouille thumped two heavy forehands to hold serve easily at the start and then broke Cuevas for 2-0.
Ramos-Vinolas then edged ahead, with Murray saving a match point in the final game but the reigning Olympic champion missed on a drop shot to hand a shock win to his opponent.
Former French Open and Monte Carlo champion Stan Wawrinka followed Murray out after losing to Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-4, 6-4.
Later, defending champion Rafael Nadal outlasted Britain's Kyle Edmund 6-0, 5-7, 6-3 to also reach the third round of an event he has won nine times. After breaking Murray's serve again, Ramos-Vinolas served out the match on his second serve.
"I definitely played better as the match went on", said Murray.
It was Ramos-Vinolas' first career victory over a reigning world No. 1 in four attempts and sent him into his first career Masters quarterfinal in his 31st Masters 1000 tournament appearance. "I should have been able to do enough to weather that storm a little bit and finish the match off". "My body felt pretty good".
Nadal made a dazzling start on one of his favourite courts but hard-hitting 22-year-old Edmund hit back to worry the Spaniard who was playing his 400th match on the red dust. He likes the clay, he competes hard on the surface.
There were a couple of upsets as German Jan-Lennard Struff knocked out eighth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 and Argentine Diego Schwartzman beat 12th-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3, 7-6 (3).
College students in Sopore thronged the streets by peacefully marching against the assault on students in Pulwama. According to witnesses, the protesting students resorted to intense stone-pelting on government forces.
The court said no party shall be granted adjournment without the sessions judge being satisfied of the reasons for it. The razing of the Babri Masjid had sparked riots in several parts of India in which around 2,000 people were killed.
Alongside the new teaser video, Disney has also shared some details about a "remote village" that will form part of the parks. EA has released the first official trailer for the sequel to Star Wars Battlefront .
At 11-for-14 from the floor and 9-for-9 from the line, Leonard now has a 89.1% true shooting percentage through one playoff game. If Mike Conley and Marc Gasol continue to receive no help from teammates, Memphis can go ahead and get their fishing rods ready.
If your significant other asks the same question, Google Home will customize that result and read out an appropriate response. However, it doesn't make everything alright for Google Home as its performance has not been that impressive.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio yesterday announced a series of proposed bills affecting the city's cigarette prices. His overall goal is to reduce the number of smokers in the city by 160,000 people.
Those medications had been brought from California by Andrew Kornfeld, whose father Howard operates an addiction recovery clinic. Kornfeld sent his son, Andrew, to Minnesota that night, and the younger Kornfeld was among those who found Prince's body.
This would vastly outweigh the 1.8m b/d that was agreed upon past year in an arranged output restriction. Also, the prospect for demand was boosted by a hopeful note from the International Monetary Fund .
MONDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and cool temperatures will be around with an overnight low temperature of 53 degrees. Low areas including Dundee will be mostly dry with sunny spells, whereas hilly Perthshire will see a flurry of snow.
Prince's 'Deliverance' EP pulled from all music services
The estate has now stopped the release of the album, which was planned to happen on Friday, Prince's first death anniversary. Boxill is threatening to exploit the personal interests of a deceased person that do not belong to him".
Lodged Into Rear of Truck - Being Dragged Up Cajon Pass
A driver says he's lucky to be alive after his vehicle became wedged under a truck and was dragged four miles up the Cajon Pass. As Steimke drives up and pulls over, another vehicle could be seen braking in front of the truck, forcing him to stop.
Who won the 2017 Boston Marathon? Mens and womens results
Evans, who completed his 52nd marathon overall, said he wanted to show that Boston is back to normal. "Not easy", Kirui said. Also running on Monday was Ben Beach, who completed the race for an unprecedented 50th time in a row. "The roads were good".