Novak Djokovic breezed into the quarter-finals of the men’s singles at Tokyo 2020 after beating Spain’s Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in straight sets.
A first Olympic gold is now just three matches away for Djokovic after the Serbian won 6-3 6-1 on Wednesday.
Standing between the 34-year-old and a place in the semi-finals is home favourite Kei Nishikori, whose quest to win gold at his home Olympics goes on after he beat Ilya Ivashka 7-6(7) 6-0.
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Elsewhere, JeremyChardybeat British No 5 Liam Broady in three sets and now faces AlexanderZverev, with the German recording a 6-4 7-6(5) victory over Nikoloz Basilashvili.
Stefanos Tsitsipas’ Olympic dream is over for three years at least after the break fell in three sets to UgoHumbert.
DaniilMedvedev is through to the quarter-finals after winning a three-set showdown against Fabio Fognini.
Medvedev will face Spanish star PabloCarrenoBusta in the quarters and will fancy his chances of medalling.
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