Top seed Novak Djokovic's untroubled progress continued at the French Open as he chalked up a fourth successive straight-sets victory on Monday, this time outclassing Jan-Lennard Struff to reach the quarter-finals.
The Serbian pulled off a convincing win of 6-3 6-3 6-2 against the Italian in just two hours and four minutes to end his run at Roland Garros. "I hope it continues like that".
"Fabio is playing the best tennis of his life", said Zverev.
Fognini, the ninth seed, hit 53 unforced errors as his game fell to pieces.
The 32-year-old Djokovic looked in excellent rhythm from the beginning of the match.
Next for the sixth seed is a tasty-looking encounter with 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka, who finished off his own delayed clash with Grigor Dimitrov, coming from 6-2 down to win the third-set tie-break and the match 7-6 (5) 7-6 (4) 7-6 (8).
Djokovoic is in pursuit of his second French Open title.
Apple Is Officially Shutting Down iTunes, Teases What’s Next
However, Apple will be pulling back on the iPhone in the future, and place more focus on the Apple Watch . And yes, we'll still be able to purchase songs from the iTunes Music Store (or whatever it'll be called).
Djokovic will face a seeded opponent for the first time at the tournament in the last eight - Alexander Zverev, who saw off Fabian Fognini in the last 16 - having breezed through so far without dropping a set.
The Spaniard, celebrating his 33rd birthday on Monday, has won all four of their meetings on clay.
French interest at their home tournament, meanwhile, ended in the singles competitions as both Gael Monfils and Benoit Paire suffered defeats.
Siniakova won the doubles title in Paris a year ago but this is the first time she has reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam.
Zverev did not make things easy for himself as he fell 3-1 behind in the opening set before managing to turn things around and take the lead.
American 14th seed Madison Keys reached the quarter-finals for the second successive year with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Katerina Siniakova, the conqueror of U.S. and Australian Open victor Osaka.
Barty's passage was less straightforward, as she needed three sets to vanquish Sofia Kenin, the 20-year-old American who had beaten Serena Williams in round three.