Robson sends second seed Zheng packing to reach last eight of Guangzhou Open
15:23 GMT, 19 September 2012
Laura Robson beat second seed Jie Zheng to advance to the third round of the Guangzhou International Open on Tuesday.
Robson took advantage of five of her six break-point opportunities to secure a 6-3 6-3 success and a place in the last eight.
Brit Robson, 18, who reached the fourth round of the US Open, will now face seventh seed Shuai Peng in the last eight, after the home favourite breezed to a 6-2 6-1 win over qualifier Nudnida Luangnam.
Clinical: Laura Robson maintained her excellent form from the US Open in beating Jie Zheng in Guangzhou
Third seed Sorana Cirstea defeated wildcard Ying-Ying Duan 6-1 7-6 (7-0) to set up a quarter-final clash with French eighth seed Alize Cornet, who advanced when Olga Govortsova retired hurt after losing the first set of their contest 6-4.
Chanelle Scheepers beat Bojana Jovanovski 6-4 6-1 while her next opponent, Urszula Radwanska, was also a straight-sets winner as Luxembourg's Mandy Minella was dispatched 6-2 6-3.
Last eight place: Robson won her second round 6-3 6-3
Taiwan's Su-Wei Hsieh beat compatriot Kai-Chen Chang 6-0 6-3. France's Mathilde Johansson overcame a second-set wobble to triumph 6-2 4-6 7-5 over China's Saisai Zheng.