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Marin Cilic advances to Swiss Indoors quarterfinals

  • Croatia's Marin Cilic returns a ball to Russia's Mikhail Youzhny in action during their first round match at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland, on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. (Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP)

    Croatia's Marin Cilic returns a ball to Russia's Mikhail Youzhny in action during their first round match at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland, on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. (Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro returns a ball to Belgium's David Goffin during their second round match at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. (Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP)

    Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro returns a ball to Belgium's David Goffin during their second round match at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. (Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro serves a ball to Belgium's David Goffin during their second round match at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. (Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP)

    Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro serves a ball to Belgium's David Goffin during their second round match at the Swiss Indoors tennis tournament at the St. Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. (Georgios Kefalas/Keystone via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Marin Cilic advanced to the Swiss Indoors quarterfinals by beating Pablo Carreno Busta 6-0, 7-6 (4) on Thursday.

The fourth-seeded Cilic lost only five points in the first set against the 32nd-ranked Spaniard. The second set went with serve, and Cilic trailed in the tiebreaker before reeling off seven straight points.

Cilic will next play Marcel Granollers of Spain, who beat eighth-seeded Jack Sock of the United States 6-3, 6-1.

Earlier, Gilles Muller of Luxembourg earned a spot in the quarterfinals against Federico Delbonis of Argentina. Muller beat Florian Mayer of Germany 6-3, 6-2.