Americans John Isner and Jack Sock advanced to the quarterfinals of BNP Paribas Masters in Paris on Thursday, November 3, 2016. They set up an all-American quarterfinal.
PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 01: John Isner of the United States hits a backhand during his men's singles first round match against Mischa Zverev of Germany on day two of the BNP Paribas Masters at Palais Omnisports de Bercy on November 1, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
Isner defeated giant killer Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany, who took out U.S. Open champ Stan Wawrinka in the second round. Isner won in three sets 6-4, 6-7(5), 6-3. He plays fellow compatriot Sock in the quarterfinal on Friday.
Sock beat local favorite Richard Gasquet of France in a tight two-setter 6-4, 7-6(11).
Marin Cilic of Croatia and Milos Raonic of Canada also advanced to the quarterfinals. Cilic beat David Goffin of Belgium 6-3, 7-6 (9). Cilic plays Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinal on Friday. Raonic defeated Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 4-6, 6-1, 6-2. He awaits the winner of Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Kei Nishikori of Japan.
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