|Rajeev Ram, of the United States, wipes sweat from his face during a match against Paul Capdeville, of Chile, at the Farmers Classic tennis tournament, Wednesday, July 25, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Grant Hindsley)|
Malisse advances to Farmers Classic quarterfinals
LOS ANGELES—Fifth-seeded Xavier Malisse advanced to the Farmers Classic quarterfinals Thursday, beating Matthew Ebden 6-4, 6-3 at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.
The 32-year-old Malisse, from Belgium, will face two-time tournament champion Sam Querrey on Friday
In other second-round matches, fourth-seeded Nicolas Mahut beat Paolo Lorenzi 7-5, 7-6 (7), sixth-seeded Marinko Matosevic topped Tobias Kamke 6-3, 1-6, 6-0, and Ricardas Berankis beat Igor Andreev 6-4, 7-5.