Cameron Norrie recovered from a sluggish begin to beat compatriot Dan Evans 7-6 (7-3) 6-3 within the second spherical of the San Diego Open.
Norrie, 26, was 5-2 down within the first set earlier than discovering his rhythm and finally edging out 31-year-old Evans in a tiebreak.
World quantity 28 Norrie then took a tightly fought second set to ebook his place within the quarter-finals.
He’ll face Canadian Denis Shapovalov or American Taylor Fritz subsequent.
British primary Evans, who’s ranked twenty second on this planet, additionally suffered defeat by the hands of Norrie within the first spherical of the Australian Open earlier this 12 months.
Fellow Brit Andy Murray comes up towards Norwegian second seed Casper Ruud within the early hours of Friday morning after successful his first match towards fortunate loser Denis Kudla.
Three-time Grand Slam winner Murray has additionally been awarded a wildcard into the Indian Wells foremost draw, which begins on 4 October.
It is going to be the primary time the 34-year-old has taken half within the match in California since 2017.