Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, celebrates after beating Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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Nick Kyrgios overpowered Novak Djokovic for the second time in as many weeks Wednesday to book an Indian Wells quarterfinal against Roger Federer, who swatted aside old foe Rafael Nadal.Kyrgios put on another stellar serving display in a 6-4, 7-6 (3) triumph that ended three-time defending champion Djokovic's 19-match winning streak in the first Masters tournament of the year.Djokovic was the first to fall, in the face of relentless aggression from world No. 16 Kyrgios.Kyrgios, who is already the youngest player to record victories over Djokovic, Federer, Nadal, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka, now gets another crack at Federer, who needed just 68 minutes to dispatch Nadal.Federer broke Nadal to open the match, and seized a second break and 4-1 with a blistering backhand service return winner. A forehand volley sealed the set, and another forehand winner put Federer up a break at 2-1 in the second.
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