Rafael Nadal remains well behind world number one Novak Djokovic in the ATP rankings despite winning a record 12th French Open title.
Rafael Nadal is chasing a 12th French Open title while 2009 champion Roger Federer is playing in the tournament for the first time since 2015.
Roger Federer admitted he struggled to get past the talented Gael Monfils.
Roger Federer booked a round of 32 match with Serbian Filip Krajinovic who surprised three-time Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka.
Roger Federer, who has won their last five encounters, including the 2017 Indian Wells final, said an in-form Stan Wawrinka is an opponent to be wary of.
Nick Kyrgios out-lasted Wawrinka 7-5, 6-7 (3/7), 6-4 to book a meeting with John Isner for a place in the final.
Novak Djokovic defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 in straight sets.
Novak Djokovic will be up against Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut in the semi-final.
Marin Cilic crashed out of the Japan Open in a shock 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 defeat to Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff in the first round.
Stan Wawrinka has been struggling to find his best form since returning to the ATP Tour after two operations on his left knee a year ago.
Andy Murray lost 5-7, 6-2, 4-6, 4-6 to Spain's Fernando Verdasco in US Open second round.
Former US Open champions Stan Wawrinka and Svetlana Kuznetsova received wildcards into the event on Tuesday along with two-time Australian Open winner Victoria Azarenka, tournament organisers announced.
A 45-minute rain interruption did little to stop the progress of Rafael Nadal on Thursday at the Toronto Masters as he defeated Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 7-6 (7/4) to reach the quarter-finals.
The three-time Grand champion Wawrinka, currently world No. 224, missed the later part of the last season due to a knee injury that required surgery.
Stanislas Wawrinka, the three-time Grand Slam champion had an obliging opponent in South Africa-born Norrie, who was given a wild card entry after rising to 79th in the rankings.
Novak Djokovic cruised through to the French Open second round in straight sets.
Stan Wawrinka has been plagued by a knee injury and arrived at Roland Garros having won just one match on clay in Geneva last week, his first event in three months.
The 32-year-old world number 12 sat out the second half of 2017 after a knee operation following a first-round exit at Wimbledon in June.