Tennis

Djokovic and Nadal progress

Second seed Novak Djokovic reached the quarter-finals of the Rome Masters on Thursday with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut.

Djokovic faced Juan Martin del Potro in the quarters yesterday after the unseeded Argentinian's 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 win over Japanese seventh seed Kei Nishikori.

The result was not available at press time.

Rafael Nadal booked a quarter-final clash against Austria's Dominic Thiem, after an "aggressive" 6-3, 6-4 win over American Jack Sock, seeded 13th. - AFP