Spain’s world primary Carlos Alcaraz defeated American Tommy Paul in straight units to achieve the quarter-finals of the Miami Open.
The 19-year-old US Open champion gained 6-4 6-4 to increase his successful streak to 9 matches.
Alcaraz should defend his title in Miami in an effort to keep atop the ATP rankings.
He’ll play one other American, Taylor Fritz, within the final eight after the ninth seed beat Denmark’s Holger Rune 6-3 6-4.
Event victory would additionally see him obtain the uncommon ‘Sunshine Double’ following his title win at Indian Wells earlier in March.
Elsewhere, Russian Karen Khachanov recorded his first victory over second seed Stefanos Tsitsipas, beating the Greek 7-6 (7-4) 6-4.
Seeded 14th, Khachanov will play the winner of the fourth-round tie between Argentina’s Francisco Cerundolo and Italian Lorenzo Sonego.
Sonego’s compatriot tenth seed Jannik Sinner defeated Russian Andrey Rublev 6-2 6-4 and can play Finland’s Emil Ruusuvuori within the final eight.
Within the ladies’s draw, Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina progressed to the semi-finals with a 6-3 6-0 win over Italy’s Martina Trevisan.
The Kazakh tenth seed might additionally obtain the Sunshine Double if she was to win the event, whereas she is now unbeaten in 12 matches.
Rybakina will play both American third seed Jessica Pegula or Russian Anastasia Potapova subsequent.