Result: Stanislas Wawrinka seals place in last 16 at Indian Wells

Result: Wawrinka seals place in last 16 at Indian Wells
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Stanislas Wawrinka defeats Lleyton Hewitt to set up a last-16 clash with Roger Federer at Indian Wells.

Stanislas Wawrinka has earned a spot in the last 16 at Indian Wells with an efficient 6-4 7-5 victory over Lleyton Hewitt.

The Swiss took one hour and 23 minutes to seal victory, which sets up a clash with compatriot and Olympic doubles partner Roger Federer.

Wawrinka hit 29 winners during the match in Miami, letting rip his textbook backhand on a few occasions.

Hewitt battled hard in the second set but ultimately had no answer to the solid play of the 27-year-old from Lausanne.

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