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Top-seeded Andy Murray advances to quarterfinals at World Tennis Tournament

Britain's Andy Murray returns the ball to Nicolas Mahut of France during their first round match of the 42nd ABN AMRO world tennis tournament at Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Britain's Andy Murray returns the ball to Nicolas Mahut of France during their first round match of the 42nd ABN AMRO world tennis tournament at Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)  (The Associated Press)

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.