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Novak Djokovic can take a step closer to another Indian Wells title when he faces Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarter-finals toni

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Novak Djokovic can take a step closer to another Indian Wells title when he faces Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the quarter-finals tonight. Geoff Petrie Jersey . The defending champion has won the hardcourt tournament for the past two years, but could receive a testing battle against the eighth-seeded Tsonga at the BNP Paribas Open, live on Sky Sports.Rafael Nadal is also searching for a semi-final place and has been pitted against the classy Kei Nishikori, in the pick of this evenings matches. Djokovic has made comfortable progress since an early scare against Bjorn Frantangelo, with the American qualifier taking a 1-0 lead before the world No 1 hit back to claim victory.Straight set wins over Phillip Kohlschreiber and Feliciano Lopez followed for the Serb, who has beaten Tsonga in nine of their last 10 meetings, with the most recent victory coming at last years Shanghai Masters.But Tsonga did claim a convincing 6-2 6-2 triumph at the 2014 Canadian Masters and he despatched Dominic Thiem 6-3 6-2 in the last round. Todays mens quarter-finals R Nadal v K Nishikori N Djokovic v J-W Tsonga This evenings exciting double-header will start with Nadals clash with Nishikori and both men have already proven their battling qualities in the competition.Nadal had to fend off a match point as he eventually closed out a 6-7 6-0 7-5 over the exciting young Alexander Zverev. Rafael Nadal was forced to display his grit against Alexander Zverev Nishikori also came through a gruelling match against John Isner, fighting back from a set down to edge out the American 1-6 7-6 7-6.In their last encounter, Nishikori advanced with a straight sets win at the Canadian Masters in 2015, but Nadal had won all seven of their previous matches. One to Watch Kei Nishikori should produce an exciting encounter with Nadal You should never miss a chance to watch Djokovic, especially when he is playing at his dominant best, although tennis fans should tune in early for Nadal-Nishikori, which can only be entertaining.In case you missed it David Goffin extended his impressive run in the tournament David Goffin continued his giant-killing run at Indian Wells by beating former US Open champion Marin Cilic 7-6 6-2 in the quarter-finals.A day after knocking third seed Stan Wawrinka out, Goffin battled through to his first ATP Masters 1000 semi-final where he will meet Canadian Milos Raonic, a 7-5 6-3 victor over Frenchman Gael Monfils.Goffin saved 11 of 12 break points against Croatian Cilic before sealing the win in just over an hour-and-a-half and declared himself ready to take on another big server.Watch live quarter-final action at Indian Wells tonight, starting at 7pm on Sky Sports 5. Also See: Jamie defeated in the doubles Ruthless Azarenka into semis Tennis on Sky Latest scores Anfernee Simons Jersey .Y. - Urijah Faber walked out on a Madison Square Garden stage in a Wes Welker jersey, the UFCs fun nod to that other "super" show this weekend. LaMarcus Aldridge Jersey . Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes, the bandleader of the beard brigade during Bostons run to the 2013 World Series title, said he will be shaving his off before spring training so that he can file it "in the archive" with his memories of the teams improbable championship. https://www.cheapblazersonline.com/908i-scottie-pippen-jersey-blazers.html . -- Nick Bjugstad snapped out of his scoring slump and spoiled Drew MacIntyres first NHL start.SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia - Zenit St. Petersburg ensured it will finish the year as Russian Premier League leader after beating Rubin Kazan 1-0 on Wednesday.Zenit, hunting its first title since 2012, stretches its lead to seven points ahead of reigning champion CSKA Moscow with one more round of matches to go ahead of the three-month break for the Russian winter.Belgian midfielder Axel Witsel scored Zenits 68th-minute winner in the snow in Kazan, tapping in a cross from Jose Salomon Rondon.Winger Alexander Ryazantsev hit the post in the first-half with a low placed shot and then struck the crossbar shortly after the break with an effort from range.Zenit went into the game having lost three of its last four matches in all competitions. Manager Andre Villas-Boas told Russian media he was very proud of his team after a very important win.FC Krasnodar hadd the chance to take second place and keep Zenits lead at five points, but could only manage a 1-1 draw in a derby game with Kuban Krasnodar and now sits third. Sidney Wicks Jersey. Mauricio Pereira put Krasnodar in front in the first half, before Gheorghe Bucur levelled for Kuban.Igor Armas put the ball in the net for Kuban on 71 minutes but it was ruled offside.In other results Wednesday, Lokomotiv Moscow rose to fourth with a 1-0 win over Ural Yekaterinburg, Dame NDoye scoring a late winner. Torpedo Moscow edged away from the relegation zone with only its third league win of the season, a 1-0 victory over Terek Grozny.On Tuesday, reigning champion CSKA beat Amkar Perm 2-1, with Finland midfielder Roman Eremenko scoring a second half stoppage-time winner, his second goal of the game.Also Tuesday, FC Ufa beat bottom-placed Arsenal Tula 1-0. ' ' '

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