Linz: Qualifiers Sorana Cirstea of Romania, Evgeniya Rodina of Russia and Anastasia Rodionova of Australia reached the quarterfinals of the Generali Ladies on Wednesday.
Cirstea rallied to upset fourth-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia 4-6, 6-0, 6-4, Rodina ousted No. 6 Julia Goerges of Germany 6-3, 6-4, and Rodionova advanced without playing after No. 9 Flavia Pennetta of Italy pulled out with a left thigh injury.
Rodina, who is ranked 104th, lost in qualification but still entered the main draw after Germany's Andrea Petkovic pulled out with a knee injury.