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Justin Thomas joins Watson, Aphibarnrat in Match Play quarters

Second seed Justin Thomas continued his barnstorming run at the WGC-Dell Match Play with another emphatic victory in Texas on Saturday.

Thomas gave South Korean 50th seed Kim Si-woo no chance in their round-of-16 match, plundering Austin Country Club for a 6&5 victory in benign conditions.

Thomas did not lose a hole as he made short work of Kim. He also took only 13 holes to win on Friday, when he beat Francesco Molinari 7&5 on the final day of round-robin competition.

World number two Thomas was joined in the quarter-finals by fellow American, 35th seed Bubba Watson, who also has been in sizzling form this week.

Two-times Masters champion Watson was behind 18th seed Brian Harman early, but turned things around by winning four out of five holes around the turn to seize control.

Watson said his approach to match play was similar to stroke play -- try to shoot a good score rather than worry about his opponent's game.

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