Cibulka overcame Kvitova and in Indian Wells is in the quarterfinals

INDIAN WELLS. Slovak tennis player Dominika Cibulková first moved into the quarterfinals of singles in the prestigious BNP Paribas Open tournament in Indian Wells, California.

In the eighth round of the 4th round, the twelve-placed Cibulka counted with the eighth of the tournament by Czech Petra Kvitova for 76 minutes 6: 3, 6: 2.

The Indian Wells tournament belongs to the Premier Mandatory category and has a total grant of US $ 5,946,740.

If the 24-year-old Cibulka wins to the final, it’s the first time in a career to top ten in the world rankings in a double. Currently she is the finalist of this year’s Australian Open (just won with Na Li) and winner of the recent tournament in Acapulco eleven.

“I’ve been performing excellent, flawless performance.I knew that Pete would try to push me right out of the first boot and not go into long exchanges. I had good control and served, I had a good percentage of the first service. It was very difficult to return to her because she has a very good left-hand side, “Cibulka told her official website.

For the quarter-final match against Na Li, she remarked: The Australian Open final, American journalists have asked me on the press. I have never won before.It would have been nice if it had been done right now in Indian Wells, “Cibulkova said.

Na Li (China-1) – Aleksandra Wozniaková (Canada) 6: 1, 6:

Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) – Alizé Cornet (Fr.-22) 7: 5, 6: 3

Simona Halepova (Rum. ) 6: 2, 1: 6, 6: 4 Jelena Jankovičová (Serbian-7) – Caroline Wozniacka (Dan.-10) 6: 3, 6: 1

6: 3, 7: 5

Flavia Pennett (Tal-20) – Camila Giorgi (ITA) 6: 2, 6: 1 Sloane Stephens (USA-17) – Alisa Klejbanov

Casey Dellacqu (AUS)

Novak Djokovic (Serbian-2) – Alejandro González (Colombia) , Fernando Verdasco (Sp. 30) – Richard Gasquet (Fr.-8) 7: 6 (5), 6: 1

6: 4, 6: 3 Ernests Gulbis (Lot. 20) – Grigor Dimitrov (Bulh. -15) 2: 6, 6: 1, 7: 5

Marin Julien Benneteau (Fr.) – Dominic Thiem (Austria) 7: 6 (4), Tommy Robredo (Sp.-16) 6: 3

Roberto Bautista-Agut (Spain) – Jarkko Nieminen (Finland) 6: 2, 4: .) – Mikhail Kukuškin (Kaz.) 1: 6, 6: 3, 6: 4