World No.1 Novak Djokovic on Monday made light work of Germanys Jan-Lennard Struff, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2, to book a place in the French Open quarterfinals.Also Read - Stefanos Tsitsipas Posts Image of Him in Hospital With Heavily-Bandaged Arm
It took the first seeded an hour and 33 minutes to subdue his rival and become the first player to reach the quarterfinals in Paris 10 times in a row, reports Efe news. Also Read - Novak Djokovic Has Not Shared His Vaccination Status: Australian Open Chief
Additionally, Djokovic is tied with Spanish star Rafael Nadal at 13 French Open quarterfinal appearances and has just secured his 44th Grand Slam last-eight berth. Also Read - Peng Shuai: New Video 'Insufficient' Evidence of Chinese Tennis Player's Safety, Says WTA Chief Steve Simon
The 32-year-old Serbian will next take on either seed No.5 Alexander Zverev or ninth-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy.
Meanwhile, Kei Nishikori of Japan lived up to potential with a 6-2, 6-7 (8), 6-2, 7-6 (8), 7-5 victory over Frenchman Benoit Paire, to reach the quarterfinals for the third time in his career.
The seventh seed Nishikori needed three hours and 44 minutes to move a step closer to his maiden Grand Slam title.
Nishikori will square off against Nadal, who defeated Juan Ignacio Londero of Argentina 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 in Paris on Sunday.