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