The Spaniard needed just 70 minutes to dispatch of his opponent in a 6-2 6-1 win.
Jeremy Chardy reached the last eight on the ATP Tour for the fourth time in 2013 by upsetting fourth seed John Isner 7-6 6-3, impressively outscoring the big-serving American in the ace department 17-12.
Fifth seed Jerzy Janowicz – who has struggled with injury since reaching the Wimbledon semi-finals – beat Portuguese prospect Joao Sousa 6-2 7-5.
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