Seeded players advance in Monte Carlo Masters Tennis

MONTE CARLO: Success of seeded players continued in the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters Tennis here on Thursday as Rafael Nadal has also reached the fourth round after top seed Novak Djokovic.

Former world number one Nadal easily won his second round against Michael Berrer of Germany 6-0, 6-1 he proving his beat form in the event.

In other matches, Novak Djokovic of Serbia beating Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland 6-4, 6-4, David Ferrer of Spain outplaying Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia 6-0, 7-6 (7/4) and Fernando Verdasco of Spain defeating Tomas Berdych of Czechoslovakia 5-7, 6-3, 6-2 have reached fourth round.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France, Tomas Berdych, Ivan Ljubicic and Marin Cilic of Croatia have been ousted from the event.