World number one Novak Djokovic stormed into the quarter-finals of the Rogers Cup with 6-2 6-1 demolition of Jack Sock on Thursday running his Masters 1000 winning streak to 28 matches.
Djokovic took only 54 minutes to finish off the 35th-ranked Sock.
The Scot arrived in Montreal after his loss in the second of the Citi Open to Teymuraz Gabashvili which is the first time Murray has lost to somebody other than Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer all year.
Japan’s Nishikori downed David Goffin of Belgium 6-4, 6-4, while Nadal beat Mikhail Youzhny of Russian Federation 6-3, 6-3.
The Serbian will face Latvia’s Gulbis in the quarter-finals.
The Murray brothers carried Britain into the Davis Cup semi-finals, teaming up in the doubles to beat France pair Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Nicolas Mahut at Queen’s in July, while Andy won both his singles rubbers. Muller’s serve was put under pressure by Murray who broke the Luxembourger’s serve on four occasions.
Kyrgios, who is well known for his outbursts off court and profanity on it, made a jibe at Wawrinka during the second set of their match about the Swiss player’s apparent girlfriend.
The win was straightforward for three-time Canadian champion Djokovic, who broke Sock of the United States four times to win their first meeting.
Whilst Wawrinka may have started with a bang as he won the first set on a tie break, but the changing tide in the favour of Kyrgios would soon bring Wawrinka crashing back to earth as began to erratically lose focus before eventually retiring at 7-6 (8) 4-6 0-4 down.
The American was broken again in the sixth game when his forehand return found the net. Gulbis beat American Donald Young 7-6(5), 6-3.
“I thought I played a good match”, said Murray.
“Getting matches is the most important thing right now, hopefully I can get a few more”.
The match was marked by extended exchanges and lengthy games.
Pro tennis player Nick Kyrgios decided to trash-talk his opponent during a match this week and made the mistake of doing it near a courtside microphone.
A day after his controversial sledge aimed at Stan Wawrinka, Tomic’s Australian countryman Nick Kyrgios was booed and went down to John Isner 7-5 6-3.
In doubles, the lone remaining Canadian Daniel Nestor and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin eliminated Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo in straight sets, 6-4, 6-2.