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Pablo Carreño reaches round of 16 of Indian Wells

IANS  |  Indian Wells (California) 

Spain's Pablo Carreño qualified for the round of 16 at Indian Wells after defeating Russia's in straight sets here.

The 11th seeded Carreño beat his opponent 6-1, 7-5 in one hour and 29 minutes to set up a clash with South Africa's Kevin Anderson, who defeated Argentina's 7-6 (1), 7-6 (3) in the third round on Monday, reports

The winner of that match will meet either or in the quarter-final round.

Uruguayan also advanced to the round of 16 after retired with an in the third set.

Cuevas will now meet Korean Hyeon Chung, who beat

Spaniards and both suffered defeats at the hand of of and of the US, respectively.

In the women's draw, defeated sister 6-3, 6-4 in one hour and 27 minutes to qualify for the round of 16 of the tournament, where she will meet Anastasija Sevastova from

Spain's also reached the round of 16 after a surprise win against Ukraine's 7-5, 6-3 in one hour and 29 minutes.

The Spaniard will now face American Danielle Collins, who defeated of in the third round 6-4, 6-4.



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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 13:34 IST