Result: Tomas Berdych seals quarter-final place

Tomas Berdych celebrates after his first round win at the Australian Open tennis championship on January 14, 2013
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Tomas Berdych moves into the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open with a 6-1 7-5 victory over Richard Gasquet.

Tomas Berdych has moved into the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open with a comfortable straight-sets victory over Richard Gasquet.

The sixth seed hammered his French opponent in the first set as two breaks of serve saw him seal it 6-1.

Tenth seed Gasquet put up more resistance in the second before he eventually succumbed 7-5.

Berdych will play Kevin Anderson in the last eight following the South African's 6-3 1-6 6-4 win against Gilles Simon.

Kevin Anderson
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