Spaniards advance in Acapulco
Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer remain on course to meet in the final of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel after breezing through their quarter-finals.
Top seed and three-time defending champion Ferrer raced past Paolo Lorenzi of Italy 6-3 6-1, before Nadal followed suit by overcoming Argentina's Leonardo Mayer 6-1 7-5.
Ferrer was actually a break down early on in his match, but that was as good as it got for Lorenzi.
The world number four was particularly dominant in the second set, holding 100% of first-serve points and breaking his opponent three times.
Nadal will face face another Spaniard in the next round, Nicolas Almagro.
The third seed, himself a former two-time champion here, beat Argentina's Horacio Zeballos 6-3 6-4.
The only man breaking the Spanish dominance was Italy's Fabio Fognini, who beat Santiago Giraldo of Colombia 7-5 6-4 and will face Ferrer in the last four.