4th-seeded Tomas Berdych falls in Indian Wells

Published on NewsOK Modified: March 10, 2014 at 12:52 am •  Published: March 10, 2014

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut knocked out Tomas Berdych in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open, beating the fourth-seeded Czech 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 on Sunday.

Berdych had won 11 matches in a row in February and is 16-4 this year.

"He really handled the tough situation today really well," Berdych said. "But secondly, more important to me, anything I touched today was basically bad and was wrong. So really, just to recap it, definitely my worst match that I had this year. That's it, you know."

Two-time tournament champion Novak Djokovic, seeded second, was a 7-6 (1), 6-2 winner over Victor Hanescu of Romania in their second-round match.

"I was not very happy with my performance but it was a straight set win," Djokovic said. "I'm going to have to work very hard on the practice court to get better."

In women's play, second-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska coasted into the fourth round with a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Annika Beck of Germany; 19-year-old Eugenie Bouchard of Canada beat ninth-seeded Sara Errani of Italy 6-3, 6-3; and 2011 champion Caroline Wozniacki topped qualifier Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan 7-6 (7), 3-6, 6-1. In the late match, No. 7 seed Jelena Jankovic overcame back problems to defeat Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-3, 6-2.

Sixth-seeded Juan Martin del Potro withdrew because of ligament damage in his left wrist. The Argentine player also pulled out of the Dubai tournament last week.

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