Britain’s Cameron Norrie continued his current good kind with a straight-set victory over Chinese language Taipei’s Tung-Lin Wu in Indian Wells, California.
Tenth seed Norrie, 27, broke Wu’s serve 4 instances to say a 6-2 6-4 win.
The 2021 champion will meet Italy’s Matteo Berrettini or Japanese qualifier Taro Daniel within the third spherical.
It was Norrie’s first match since beating world number two Carlos Alcaraz within the last of the Rio Open to say his fifth ATP title.
Elsewhere, Australia’s Jordan Thompson knocked out Greek second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas, profitable tie-breaks within the first and third units to say a 7-6 (7-0) 4-6 7-6 (7-5) victory.
There have been no such issues for Norway’s third seed Casper Ruud, who made it by way of to the third spherical with a 6-2 6-3 win in opposition to Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman.
Norrie, the world quantity 12, is considered one of 4 Britons nonetheless left within the males’s singles draw.
Andy Murray will play Spain’s world quantity 17 Pablo Carreno Busta within the second spherical on Saturday, whereas British Davis Cup team-mates Dan Evans and Jack Draper face one another.
Evans has additionally made it by way of to the final 16 of the boys’s doubles together with Australian companion John Friends. Jamie Murray and Australia’s Michael Venus joined them after beating sixth seeds Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos 6-3 6-4.
Within the ladies’s event, Australian Open champion Aryna Sabalenka took simply 65 minutes to see off Russia’s Evgeniya Rodina, profitable 6-2 6-0 in simply her second event since claiming a maiden grand slam title.
The Belarusian will play Ukraine’s world quantity 95 Lesia Tsurenko within the third spherical.
Britain’s Emma Raducanu will play Poland’s twentieth seed Magda Linette within the second spherical on Saturday.