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Sharapova reaches 4th round

11 March 2013, 18:04

California - Second-seeded Russian Maria Sharapova secured her fourth-round berth at the Indian Wells ATP Masters and WTA tournament on Sunday with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Carla Suarez Navarro.

Sharapova, whose French Open triumph last year gave her a career Grand Slam, wasn't at her best against the Spaniard ranked 21st in the world, but she battled through to book a clash with either 14th-seeded Italy Roberta Vinci or Spain's Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino.

Results on Sunday from the fifth day of the ATP Masters and WTA BNP Paribas Open (x denotes seeded player):


Second round

Marinko Matosevic (AUS) bt Juan Monaco (ARG x14) 7-5, 6-0
Marin Cilic (CRO x12) bt Albert Ramos (ESP) 7-6 (9/7), 6-2
Milos Raonic (CAN x17) bt Michael Llodra (FRA) walkover
Mardy Fish (USA x32) bt Bobby Reynolds (USA) 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
Andy Murray (GBR x3) bt Evgeny Donskoy (RUS) 5-7, 6-2, 6-2
Lu Yen-Hsun (TPE) bt Martin Klizan (SVK x26) 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/5)
Bjorn Phau (GER) bt Jeremy Chardy (FRA x25) 6-2, 2-6, 6-4
Carlos Berlocq (ARG) bt Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR x22) 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3
Juan Martin del Potro (ARG x7) bt Nikolay Davydenko (RUS) 6-3, 6-4
Nicolas Almagro (ESP x11) bt Daniel Gimeno-Traver (ESP) 7-5, 6-1
Tommy Haas (GER x19) bt Pablo Andujar (ESP) 6-3, 7-6 (7/0)
Kei Nishikori (JPN x16) bt Philipp Petzschner (GER) 6-3, 6-2
Novak Djokovic (SRB x1) bt Fabio Fognini (ITA) 6-0, 5-7, 6-2
Sam Querrey (USA x23) bt Ivo Karlovic (CRO) 6-3, 6-4
Grigor Dimitrov (BUL x31) bt Matthew Ebden (AUS) 6-4, 6-4


Third round

Klara Zakopalova (CZE x19) bt Dominika Cibulkova (SVK x12) 6-4, 7-5
Maria Kirilenko (RUS x13) bt Mallory Burdette (USA) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2
Sara Errani (ITA x6) bt Johanna Larsson (SWE) 6-3, 6-1
Maria Sharapova (RUS x2) bt Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP x25) 7-5, 6-3
Lara Arruabarrena-Vecino (ESP) bt Roberta Vinci (ITA x14) 2-6, 6-4, 6-4
Agnieszka Radwanska (POL x3) bt Sorana Cirstea (ROM x27) 6-7 (3/7), 6-3, 6-4
Petra Kvitova (CZE x5) bt Lesia Tsurenko (UKR) 6-2, 7-6 (7/5)
Marion Bartoli (FRA x9) bt Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 6-4, 6-3


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