Tsonga sees off Fish
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is into the fourth round at Indian Wells after a straight-sets victory over number 32 seed Mardy Fish.
The Frenchman - looking for his second title of the year - needed a tie breaker in each to get through winning the first 7-6 (7/4) before sweeping him 7-6 (7/0) in the second set to win in just over two hours.
The number eight seed sent down nine aces during the contest and will face Milos Raonic in the quarter-finals.
The Canadian needed three sets to beat Marin Cilic 3-6 6-4 6-3 in almost two hours with his powerful serve a noticeable weapon.
The number 17 seed produced 16 aces, winning 88 per cent of first serve points to blow away the Croatian.
In the women's tournament, Sara Errani was a 6-3 6-2 fourth round winner over Marion Bartoli.
The Italian sixth seed needed almost an hour and a half to beat her French opponent, with her ability to win points on her first serve key to her progression.
Petra Kvitova is also through after she won 6-2 6-3 against fellow Czech Klara Zakopalova. In search of her 11th career title, Kvitova won in under an hour to set up a clash with the winner of Maria Kirilenko versus Agnieszka Radwanska.
Second seed Maria Sharapova eased to a two-set victory over Lara Arruabarrena-Veci 7-5 6-0.
The Russian struggled with her serve in the opening set, registering six double faults, before dominating the second to win in an hour and 18 minutes to set up a tie with Errani.
Sam Querrey is through in the men's event after a gruelling three-set encounter with unseeded Australian Marinko Matosevic.
The number 23 seed was on the court two hours and 46 minutes before winning 7-6 (7/5) 6-7 (7/5) 7-5.
The American will now face the winner of Novak Djokovic and Grigor Dimitrov.