Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic battled past Sergiy Stakhovsky in the second round of the Indian Wells Masters. He needed three sets to beat the Ukrainian, winning 6-7 (2) 6-3 6-4.
He will now face a tought opponent in the next round, the former world no.1 Andy Roddick, who defeated Lukasz Kubot 4-6 7-6 (5) 6-3.
Also through to round three is the Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka, who dismissed the wild card holder Robby Ginepri of America 4-6 6-4 6-4.
Wawinka will play Simon in the next round, who ousted Dudi Sela of Israel 7-5 6-7 (6) 6-4.