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).

In the Delray Beach Open, Argentina international Juan Martin del Potro returned from injury to defeat Damir Dzumhur 7-5 (7/6) 4-6 6-3. Del Potro will face American Sam Querrey in the quarterfinals. Querrey setup a meeting against Del Porto after he defeated his compatriot Jared Donaldson 6-2 6-3.

In the Rio Open, Pablo Carreno Busta defeated Domincan Republic international Victor Estrella Burgos 6-2 4-6 6-2. The fourth seed will face off against Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov. The Ukrainian qualified for the clash by seeing off Horacio Zeballos 7-6 (7/4) 4-6 6-4.

Albert Ramos-Vinolas emerged victorious after his clash with Fabio Fognini. The fifth seed Spaniard will play Argentinean Nicolas Kicker who defeated Arthur De Greef. Casper Rudd, Diego Schwartzan and Thiago Monteiro also had victories and thus advanced to the next stage.