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David Ferrer moves to third round at Indian Wells

IANS  |  Indian Wells (US) 

Spain's David Ferrer, seeded 29th at Indian Wells, defeated local boy 6-2, 7-6 (3) in straight sets to advance to the third round of the tourney.

The 35-year-old Ferrer took an hour and 47 minutes to knock off Sandgren, ranked 59th by the ATP, at the season's first Masters 1000 tourney on Sunday, reports

The Spaniard, in the first encounter between the two players, clearly outmatched the 26-year-old American right from the start, although Sandgren broke his service for the first time in the 12th game of the second set and took the match into a tie-break.

In the third round, Ferrer will go up against the winner of the match between Argentina's and Australia's

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 12:12 IST
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