The world no.1 beat Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-2, 6-0 in just 70 minutes, as he continued his quest for a first Olympic tennis gold medal. Novak will next play Alexander Zverev (GER, 4) on Friday.
The world number one breezed past no.16 seed Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1, to reach the last eight at the Tokyo Olympics. He will next play Japan's Kei Nishikori. Novak is also through to the mixed doubles quarter-finals (w/Nina Stojanovic).
Novak eased into the third round of the Tokyo Olympics tennis tournament following a 6-4, 6-3 win over Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff. He will next play against 16th seed Alejandro Davidovich Fokina on Wednesday.
The draw for the Tokyo Olympic tennis tournament has been made. Novak is a top seed and will open his campaign in singles competition against world no.139 Hugo Dellien (Bolivia).
Novak is a top seed and will open his campaign in singles competition against world no.145, Juan Martin del Potro (ARG).