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Indian Wells Masters: Tiafoe scores 150th career win to reach quarter-finals, plays Norrie next
The American defeated Chilean qualifier Alejandro Tabilo 6-4, 6-4 on Tuesday
American Frances Tiafoe, the No 14 seed, beat Chilean qualifier Alejandro Tabilo 6-4, 6-4 to score the 150th win of his career and advance to the quarter-finals of the Indian Wells Masters on Tuesday.
The American won against Marcos Giron (6-2, 6-2) and Australian Jason Kubler (6-3, 6-2) ahead of his win today.
Earlier in the tournament, Tabilo, ranked No 187 in the world, won against German qualifier Maximilian Marterer (6-4, 6-3), American Maxime Cressy, the No 32 seed (7-6 (3), 7-6 (13)) and Australian Jordan Thompson (6-3, 7-6 (6)).
Tiafoe, ranked No 16 in the world, will play No 10 seed Cameron Norrie, of Great Britain, next. The two have met once before with the left-handed Brit winning their clash in 2021 at Delray Beach.
Indian Wells Masters, other round of 16 results (Indian Wells Tennis Garden, hard, USD 8,800,000):
- Taylor Fritz (4) beat Marton Fucsovics: 6-4, 6-3
- Cameron Norrie beat Andrey Rublev (6): 6-2, 6-4
- Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (23) beat Cristian Garin (Q): 6-3, 6-4
- Daniil Medvedev (5) beat Alexander Zverev (12): 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5), 7-5
- Tommy Paul vs. Felix Auger-Aliassime
- Jannik Sinner vs. Stan Wawrinka
- Carlos Alcaraz vs. Jack Draper