Nick Kyrgios of the Australia Green team hits a return against Alexander Zverev of Germany during their first session men's singles match on day one of the Hopman Cup tennis tournament in Perth on January 3, 2016. AFP PHOTO / Tony ASHBY -IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO COMMERCIAL USE- / AFP / TONY ASHBY (Photo credit should read TONY ASHBY/AFP/Getty Images)

Nick Kyrgios is through to the quarterfinals of the Open 13 in Marseille.

The 20-year-old defeated Russian Teymuraz Gabashvili in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4.

Kyrgios will now face French No.3 seed Richard Gasquet, who overcame Latvian Ernest Gulbis 7-6(5), 6-3 to advance to the quarters.