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Djokovic, Nadal advance at Indian Wells (AP)

March 18, 2009



Ana Ivanovic, of Serbia, reacts after losing a point against Flavia Pennetta, of Italy, during a match at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, March 17, 2009, in Indian Wells, Calif.

Defending champion Novak Djokovic downed Tommy Haas 6-2, 7-6 (1) in their third-round match Tuesday at the BNP Paribas Open. No. 1 Rafael Nadal, who lost to Djokovic in last year’s semifinals of the desert tournament, advanced with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Dmitry Tursunov. Nadal’s powerful groundstrokes kept the Russian off-balance and on the run, and Tursunov had troubles of his own, making 37…

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