Rafael Nadal (2nd ATP) qualified for the Roland Garros quarterfinals and will face Italian Jannick Sinner (74th), while Dominic Thiem (3rd) will collide with Argentine Diego Schwartzman (14th).
The 12-time Roland Garros champion again advanced on the fast track with a 6-1, 6-1 and 6-2 against the American Sebastian Korda (212º), 20 years old and coming from the classification, to meet Sinner, another teenage talent, 19 years old.
Later, the first Argentine racket, Diego Schwartzman (14th ATP), advanced to the quarterfinals, which he already played in 2018, by winning with authority over Italian Lorenzo Sonego (46th) by 6-1, 6-3 and 6-4 in 1 hour. and 58 minutes.
He will play for the semifinals with world number three Thiem who survived this Sunday against Frenchman Hugo Gaston, 239th in the ATP and invited to the tournament, in a duel of five sets; 6-4, 6-4, 5-7, 3-6 and 6-3. AFP (HN).