Malisse advances to Farmers Classic quarterfinals

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- 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.