Bouchard reaches last 16

She next faces Russian Maria Sharapova in the last eight.

Bouchard looked very sharp in the first set winning it 6-1 in 29 minutes.

Begu was a different player in the second set breaking Bouchard four times to win the set 7-5 and force a decider.

The Canadian won the third set 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals and face second seed Sharapova.