The change Rafael Nadal would love to see in tennis

Security officers check visitors before entering the Roland Garros stadium at tthe French Open tennis tournament Sunday

Security officers check visitors before entering the Roland Garros stadium at tthe French Open tennis tournament Sunday

Nadal plays another countryman, in Pablo Carreno Busta, in his last-eight clash at Roland Garros.

The 12-time grand slam victor, who equalled Jimmy Connors' mark of 233 triumphs in grand slam singles matches, has not found progress at Roland Garros particularly easy and now faces sixth seed Dominic Thiem in the semi-finals.

He has dropped just 20 games in four rounds so far, just one more than he lost at the same stage in 2012, as he attempts to become the first player to win the same Slam 10 times. 30th seed Bacsinszky, like Mladenovic, is multilingual and tried to play down the effect of what the Frenchwoman yells out loud and what language it is in.

He'll play defending champion Novak Djokovic in the last eight after the Serbian Defending champion eased past claycourt specialist Alberto Ramos-Vinolas 7-6 (5) 6-1 6-3. And in 2015 there was one player playing much better than me (he lost in the quarter-finals to Novak Djokovic).

Rafael Nadal Sunday continued his superb form with a dominant 6-1 6-2 6-2 win over Roberto Bautista Agut to move easily into the French Open quarter-finals.

The 25-year-old Carreno Busta reaches the quarterfinals at Roland Garros for the first time in his career.

Earlier in the day, Kei Nishikori avoided an upset in his rain-interrupted match, as he eventually overcame Chung Hyeon in five sets. Over on Suzanne-Lenglen Court, Jelena Ostapenko gets the ball rolling when she takes on Caroline Wozniacki. "I have to change something compared to the last matches", Thiem, the youngest of the quarter-finalists, said.

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Meanwhile, reigning women's champion Garbine Muguruza had to leave her press conference in tears yesterday following a feisty encounter with French No 1 Kiki Mladenovic.

Nadal has been in red-hot form all through the Grand Slam, just conceding 20 games on his way to the quarterfinals.

The Spaniard, who is famous for his meticulous routines on court, is on track for a 10th title at Roland Garros.

Second seed Karolina Pliskova advanced to round four with a 7-5, 6-1 victory over Germany's Carina Witthoeft.

World number 290 and qualifier Petra Martic reached the last 16 with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Latvian 17th seed Anastasija Sevastova.

Pliskova, who had won just twice in five previous French Open appearances before this year, will face Paraguay's Veronica Cepede Royg for a quarter-final spot.

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