Goerges, Cibulkova move on in Barcelona

Second and third seeds Julia Goerges and Dominika Cibulkova safely moved into the quarter-finals of the WTA Barcelona clay court event.


The top seed Francesca Schiavone was knocked out in the opening round by Olga Govortsova, opening up the tournament.

German Goerges had to come through a three-set battle before finally beating Garbine Muguruza 7-5 5-7 6-2.

She now plays seventh seeded Italian Sara Errani in the quarter-final.

Cibulkova also had a tough battle before beating Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 5-7 6-4 6-4.

The Slovak will next face unseeded Ukrainian Yuliya Beygelzimer who upset fifth seed Flavia Pennetta 6-2 6-7(5) 6-4.

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