Top seed Elina Svitolina is thru to the quarterfinals of the Hong Kong Open after she defeated Japan’s Nao Hibino in straight units.
The Ukrainian world No. 5 got here by means of 6-Zero, 6-Three in underneath an hour to e book her place within the closing eight.
She will face China’s dwelling favorite Qiang Wang subsequent after the world No. 24 overcame Christina McHale of the USA, profitable 7-5, 6-1.
Elsewhere Australian seventh seed Daria Gavrilova was victorious towards Romania’s Monica Niculescu however needed to battle to her 6-Three, Four-6, 7-6 (Three) win.
Gavrilova will play Zhang Shuai within the quarterfinals after the Chinese participant beat Dutch qualifier Lesley Kerkhove 6-1, 6-7 (Four), 6-1.