Four-time champ Medina Garrigues reaches quarters

Updated: July 10, 2008, 6:15 PM ET
Associated Press

PALERMO, Sicily -- Anabel Medina Garrigues advanced to the Palermo International quarterfinals Thursday with a 6-0, 6-4 win over fellow Spaniard Nuria Llagostera Vives.

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The 31st-ranked Medina Garrigues won the clay-court event in 2001 and three straight times between 2004 and 2006.

Also, No. 7 Mariya Koryttseva of Ukraine edged Chinese qualifier Han Xinyun 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 and No. 8 Tathiana Garbin of Italy eliminated Olivia Sanchez of France 7-5 6-4.

Qualifier Margalita Chakhnashvili and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova also made the last eight.

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