Result: Agnieszka Radwanska secures Australian Open quarter-final place

Agnieszka Radwanska beats Garbine Muguruza in straight sets to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.

Agnieszka Radwanska has reached the quarter-finals of the Australian Open by overcoming Garbine Muguruza 6-1 6-3 in the fourth round.

Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska celebrates after victory in her women's singles match against Spain's Garbine Muguruza on day eight of the 2014 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 20, 2014© Getty Images

It was a fairly even contest at the start of the opening set, with both players searching for that vital break of serve, but it came to the Polish pro, who held instantly.

After grabbing another break point, Radwanska went on to take a one-set lead in Melbourne, while Muguruza came away from the first set with 20 unforced errors.

The second set was more even between the pair, with Muguruza managing to hold her serve, but once again, Radwanska got the first break point to push on and wrap up the clash.

Radwanska will take on Victoria Azarenka in the quarter-finals.

Agnieszka Radwanska in action against Sloane Stephens during the Rogers Cup on August 8, 2013
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