Result: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga edges Mardy Fish

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in action in the second round at the Australian Open on January 17, 2013
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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeats Mardy Fish 7-6(4) 7-6(0) in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has progressed to the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells with a straight-sets victory over Mardy Fish.

The Frenchman won a hard-fought first set on a tie-break, clinching it 7-6(4).

Tsonga was forced to work hard in the second set, as Fish pulled 4-0 ahead at one stage.

However, the 27-year-old then staged a comeback and emerged victorious in the tie-break 7-6(0)

Tsonga will take on Milos Raonic in the fourth round of the tournament.

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