Gael Monfils is set to play against Richard Gasquet as both stars clash in the last eight in Marseille.
Both French players will battle for a chance to continue in the tournament. Gasquet sent Russian Mikhail Youzhny home on his way to the quarterfinal clash while top seed Monfils defeated Ukraine international Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-1 6-4.
Another all-French clash is second seeded player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Gilles Simon’s. Tsonga thrashed Ukrainian Illya Marchenko 6-3 6-3 to qualify for the last eight.
In other fixtures, Slovakian Norbert Gombos will face Nick Kyrgios following is hard-fought win over Nicolas Mahut. The third seed Kyrgios is expected to progress but he would face a tough time against a confident Gombos.
Fourth seed Lucas Pouille will play unseeded Russian Daniil Medvedev. The Russian edged out German Jan-Lennard Struff 6-3 3-6 7-6 (7/3). Read more »