David Ferrer reached his sixth French Open quarterfinal after dismissing Marin Cilic 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 Monday afternoon.
Ferrer was ruthless in his dominant display over Cilic, hitting only 14 unforced errors, breaking five times, and not allowing Cilic to convert any of the four break point opportunities he had.
"I think that it was my best match these two weeks," said Ferrer. "I didn't expect this. Cilic is a very difficult player to play against, but I thought I was really comfortable until the very last point."
The 33 year-old Spaniard is one of the only big names at this event yet to not have been scheduled to play on court Philippe Chatrier. When asked if he was disappointed about the scheduling he was unbothered about not getting any of the spot light.
"There's still (Novak) Djokovic and Nadal in the tournament so I'm really okay where I play," he said.
"If, on Wednesday, I were to play on a huge court, this would be okay. But for the time being it's okay for me, the small courts."
Ferrer will be back again on Wednesday when he squares off against world number three Andy Murray for the 16th time, and their first meeting this season. Ferrer trails 6-9 in the head to head series having lost his last two meetings to the Scot.