- Associated Press - Thursday, January 5, 2017

CHENNAI, India (AP) - Roberto Bautista-Agut advanced to the quarterfinals at the Chennai Open by beating Rogerio Dutra Silva of Brazil 6-3, 6-2 Thursday.

The second-seeded Argentine, a finalist in Chennai in 2013, will next face 2008 champion Mikhail Youzhny of Russia. Youzhny beat Renzo Olivo of Argentina 6-1, 7-5.

Also, Aljaz Bedene defeated fourth-seeded Martin Klizan of Slovakia 7-6 (3), 6-7 (3), 7-6 (2). He will meet Benoit Paire in the quarterfinals. Paire beat Yuki Bhambri 6-3, 6-4.

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