The two top seeds saw off their respective opponents to set up what will surely be an intriguing quarter final as chances of the pair facing each other in the tournament increase.
By SportBrief Reporter
Rafael Nadal proved there is just no stopping him at the moment as he continued his superb form with a dominant 6-1 6-2 6-2 win over Roberto Bautista Agut to stroll into the French Open quarter-finals.
On the other end, second seed Novak Djokovic re-asserted his title challenge with a convincing 7-6 (7-5) 6-1 6-3 win against 19th seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas.
The two tennis stars are on course to square off against each other in the semi-finals of the Rolland Garros cup should they win their next quarter final matches.
31 year old Rafael Nadal is aiming to etch his name in the history books by becoming the first man to win 10 titles at a single Grand Slam event, in a season in which the Spaniard has reigned supreme on the court.
He is set to face fellow countryman Pablo Carreno Busta in the last eight of the tournament, a match in which he is a strong favorite to progress.
Nadal now has a 76-2 win-loss record at Roland Garros with his only defeats coming against Robin Soderling in the fourth round in 2009 and Djokovic in the 2015 quarter-finals.
It is the 11th time he has reached the quarter-finals at the French Open – a record shared with Roger Federer.