Rafael Nadal is through to the semi-finals of the Italian Open after a straight-sets win over Tomas Berdych.
The world number three continued his quest for a sixth title in Rome with a 6-4 7-5 victory.
Nadal will face fellow Spaniard David Ferrer for a place in the final after the sixth seed beat Richard Gasquet 7-6 (7-4) 6-3.
In the other quarter-finals, Novak Djokovic advanced to the semi final by beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7 - 5, 6 - 1.
The tennis world No 1 will meet the winner between second seed Roger Federer and Andreas Seppi