Nadal set to face Auger-Aliassime, Uncle Toni

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Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal remained on track for a quarterfinal matchup at the French Open with a pair of straight-sets victories Friday.

The top-ranked Djokovic beat Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 at Court Philippe Chatrier in 1 hour, 44 minutes — the quickest of his three wins. No. 5 Nadal defeated No. 26 Botic Van De Zandschulp 6-3, 6-2, 6-4.

Neither Djokovic nor Nadal has dropped a set in their first three matches at Roland Garros, and they are set to meet in the quarterfinals if each wins his fourth-round match. Djokovic will next face No. 15 Diego Schwartzman, and Nadal will play No. 9 Felix Auger-Aliassime.

Schwartzman advanced to the fourth round by beating Grigor Dimitrov 6-3, 6-1, 6-2, as the 18th-seeded Bulgarian made 59 unforced errors. Schwartzman is 0-6 all-time against Djokovic, including a five-setter in the third round at the 2017 French Open.

Djokovic, a 20-time Grand Slam champion, hasn’t lost in the third round at Roland Garros since 2009.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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