British number two Cameron Norrie beat American Tommy Paul in three sets to reach the 15th round of the Indian Wells Masters.

World number 26 Norrie won 6-4 4-6 6-2 and took his 44th win on the ATP Tour this year.

The 26-year-old has yet to reach level 1000 on this tour.

Norrie will meet Diego Schwartzman in the 15th minute after Argentina beat Casper Rudd of Norway in two sets.

If Norrie Schwartzman – whom she won in the first round of the 2020 US Open – is released – she will ensure that she replaces Dan Evans as England’s first man and can bring full points to the table to reach the top ten. two of the best. to the world in the first half of his career.

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It would also bring him closer to half a century of famous ATP Tour wins at the same time. Andy Murray and Tim Henman are the only Britons to reach this milestone on the men’s circuit.

Also on Wednesday, Grigor Dimitrov knocked out US Open champion Daniil Medvedev, winning 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.

Medvedev was the best seed at Indian Wells when he won his first Grand Slam title last month. He won the first team and went 4-1 in the second when he fell, winning eight straight games.