Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal beats Guillermo Garcia Lopez to achieve quarters
World primary Rafael Nadal eased previous Spanish compatriot Guillermo Garcia Lopez to achieve the Barcelona Open quarter-finals.
The defending champion got here by way of 6-1 6-Three to increase his Open period document to 40 consecutive units received on clay.
The 31-year-old, who has received the title 10 occasions, will face Slovakian qualifier Martin Klizan within the final eight.
Klizan adopted up his second-round win over Novak Djokovic by beating Spain’s Feliciano Lopez 6-1 6-4.
Elsewhere, second seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria saved two match factors to beat Tunisia’s Malek Jaziri 7-5 3-6 7-6 (10-8).
Dimitrov will now meet Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta, who beat France’s Adrian Mannarino 6-2 4-6 7-6 (8-6).
Dominic Thiem will play Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas within the quarters, after the Swiss third seed beat Slovakian Jozef Kovalik 7-6 (7-5) 6-2.
Tsitsipas, 19, knocked out Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-Four 7-5.
World quantity 10 David Goffin, from Belgium, got here by way of 2-6 7-6 (7-2) 6-Zero towards Russia’s Karen Khachanov to earn a last-eight draw towards Roberto Bautista-Agut, who beat fellow Spaniard Pablo Andujar-Alba 6-Four 6-1.