Result: Roger Federer beats Denis Istomin in straight sets

Swiss star Roger Federer in action against Nikolay Davydenko on January 17, 2013
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Roger Federer cruises into the third round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells by beating Denis Istomin in straight sets.

Roger Federer has sealed his place in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells with a straight-sets victory over Denis Istomin.

The Swiss came out of the blocks quickly and eased to victory in the first set, breaking the 26-year-old twice in a 6-2 win.

It was the same in the second set as Federer dominated and sealed the game with a 6-3 win, taking less than an hour to dispatch Istomin.

Federer will face Croatia's Ivan Dodig in the third round.

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