Murray sails into French Open quarter-finals

 Andy Murray (Getty)
Andy Murray (Getty)

Paris - World number one Andy Murray eased into the French Open quarter-finals on Monday with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 victory over Russia's Karen Khachanov.

The Briton will meet either Japanese eighth seed Kei Nishikori or Spain's Fernando Verdasco for a place in the semi-finals.

Murray lost to Novak Djokovic in last year's final at Roland Garros.

French Open results on Monday, the ninth day of the 2017 tournament at Roland Garros (x denotes seeding):

Men

Fourth round

Andy Murray (GBR x1) bt Karen Khachanov (RUS) 6-3, 6-4, 6-4

Women 

Fourth round

Elina Svitolina (UKR x5) bt Petra Martic (CRO) 4-6, 6-3, 7-5

Simona Halep (ROM x3) bt Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP x21) 6-1, 6-1

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