Top-seeded Andy Murray advanced to the quarterfinals of the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam on Thursday with a 6-3, 7-5 win over Vasek Pospisil.

The Australian Open runner-up, who faces eighth-seeded Gilles Simon in the next round, fought back from a break of serve in the second set and won the last four games.

Simon beat Jeremy Chardy 6-4, 6-3.

Defending champion Tomas Berdych also progressed, hitting 10 aces in a 6-0, 3-6, 6-3 victory over Andreas Seppi. The third-seeded Czech will take on Gael Monfils for a spot in the semifinals.