WTA Hungarian Grand Prix: Danka Kovinic continues impressive run of form in Budapest

Last Updated: 11/07/13 11:21pm

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Danka Kovinic: Through to quarter-finals on WTA Tour debut

Danka Kovinic: Through to quarter-finals on WTA Tour debut

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Montenegrin teenager Danka Kovinic continued to impress on her WTA Tour debut at the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest.

The 18-year-old followed up her first-round victory over Britain's Johanna Konta by defeating Russia's Valeria Solovyeva 6-1 3-6 6-1 to reach the quarter-finals.

Kovinic came into the tournament in good form after back-to-back titles on the ITF circuit and in the last eight she will meet sixth seed Chanelle Scheepers, who beat Croatia's Petra Martic 7-5 6-4.

Eighth seed Anna Tatishvili was beaten 6-1 6-1 by former top-20 player Shahar Peer, who will play Alexandra Cadantu in the last eight.

The Romanian was 4-0 up in the deciding set against Andrea Hlavackova when the Czech player retired.

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