Julia Goerges reaches quarterfinals

SEOUL, South Korea -- Julia Goerges of Germany and Spain's Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez both advanced to the quarterfinals of the Korea Open on Thursday and will meet each other in the next round.

The third-seeded Goerges defeated Eleni Daniilidou of Greece 6-4, 7-5, while the sixth-seeded Martinez beat Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (5), 6-2 at the Olympic Park.

Also, Vera Dushevina of Russia defeated Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania 6-3, 6-1, and Galina Vokoboeva of Kazakhstan beat Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-4.