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Meusburger through in Marrakech

Yvonne Meusburger saw off Estrella Cabeza Candela in straight sets to reach the quarter-finals of the Marrakech Grand Prix on Thursday.

Third seed Yvonne Meusburger successfully saw off Estrella Cabeza Candela in straight sets to reach the quarter-finals of the Marrakech Grand Prix on Thursday.

The 30-year-old Austrian defeated Spanish opponent Cabeza Candela with a 6-0 6-2 victory in an hour in Morocco to set up a last-eight meeting with Romina Oprandi.

Oprandi of Switzerland claimed a 6-2 5-7 6-2 win over 25-year-old Spanish qualifier Beatriz Garcia Vidagany in just under two hours.

In an all-Spanish clash, Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor comfortably overcame qualifier Lara Arruabarrena 6-1 6-2, while Polona Hercog of Solvenia claimed a 6-1 6-4 triumph over Belgium's Alison Van Uytvanck to set up a quarter-final against Torro-Flo.