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Last Updated: Tuesday, 15 March, 2005, 08:52 GMT
American pair net easy victories
Andre Agassi
Home favourites Andy Roddick and Andre Agassi wasted little time in reaching the fourth round in Indian Wells.

Agassi delighted the crowd with an impressive 6-3 6-4 win over Andrei Pavel in the night session.

"I needed to be executing my shots, controlling the terms and I knew it would be toe to toe," said Agassi, who now plays Guillermo Coria.

Roddick booked a meeting with big-hitting Fernando Gonzalez after crushing Jiri Novak 6-1 6-2.

"It was easier than I expected," Roddick admitted after just 45 minutes on court.

"I don't think you ever expect to win a match out here in a Masters Series event 1-2. I don't think he ever found his rhythm out there."

Chilean Gonzalez recovered from an awful second set to beat American James Blake 6-4 0-6 6-3.

Tenth seed David Nalbandian also overcame a second-set blip as he beat Jonas Bjorkman.

The Argentine raced through the first set and held off a Bjorkman comeback to wrap up a 6-1 3-6 6-1 victory.

Spain's Tommy Robredo, seeded 12, beat Thomas Enqvist of Sweden 4-6 6-2 7-6 (7-4) and will meet Britain's Tim Henman in the last 16.

Number five seed Coria brushed aside Paradorn Srichaphan 6-4 6-2.


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