Schiavone makes Seoul last eight

Italy's Francesca Schiavone built on her first-round success against seventh seed Andrea Petkovic to reach the KDB Korea Open quarter-finals.

Francesca Schiavone

The unseeded Schiavone accounted for French opponent Virginie Razzano in three sets, winning 7-6 (7/5) 3-6 6-3 on a day when sixth seed Julia Goerges followed Petkovic out of the tournament.

World number 45 Goerges lost 6-4 6-0 to Irina Camelia-Begu in round two, and there was another upset when former world-ranked number 26 Alexandra Dulgheru was beaten 6-1 3-6 6-4 by Lara Arruabarrena.

Elsewhere, Vera Dushevina overcame Annika Beck in straight sets (6-3 7-5) and third seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova defeated Lee Ye-ra 6-4 6-1 despite trailing 4-0 in the first set.

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