Easy for Rafa; Navarro gets the better of Kuznetsova

Second-seeded Serb Novak Djokovic survived a lapse in the second set before he held off American Mardy Fish to record a topsy-turvy 6-1, 0-6, 6-2 win in the late match.
In women’s action, top seed Svetlana Kuznetsova was bundled out, piling up unforced errors in a 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 loss to Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro in the second round.
Twice champion and former world number one Kim Clijsters of Belgium had a much easier time on a sunny afternoon in the California desert, cruising into the third round with a 6-2, 6-1 demolition of Czech Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.

Among men, fifth-seeded Russian Nikolay Davydenko also advanced, beating Latvia's Ernests Gulbis 6-4, 6-4, but eighth seed Marin Cilic of Croatia made an early exit, losing 7-6, 6-0 to Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.

In other matches, third seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus breezed past Austrian Sybille Bammer 6-1, 7-5 while 12th-seeded Russian Vera Zvonareva, last year's champion, beat American qualifier Sloane Stephens 6-4, 7-5.

In men’s action, Croatia's Mario Ancic, came from a set down to beat Frenchman Julien Benneteau 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 and 10th-seeded Fernando Verdasco eased past Paraguay's Ramon Delgado 6-4, 6-1.

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