Roger Federer raced past Britain’s Kyle Edmund 6-1, 6-4 on Thursday (AEDT) to reach the quarter-finals of the ATP Indian Wells Masters.
The Swiss great, seeded fourth in his bid for a record sixth Indian Wells title, needed just 64 minutes to subdue 23rd-ranked Edmund.
The 20-time Grand Slam champion next faces 67th-ranked Hubert Hurkacz of Poland, who surprised 25th-ranked Canadian Denis Shapovalov 7-6 (7/3), 2-6, 6-3.
Earlier, Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarter-finals of with a routine win over qualifier Filip Krajinovic 6-3, 6-4. World No.2 Nadal dropped his serve once in a 6-3 6-3 victory on a sunny and windy day in California.
Nadal remains on track for a potential semi-final against Federer in the bottom half of the draw.
More to come!