Result: Sara Errani through to the last eight

Sara Errani
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Italy's Sara Errani is through to the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open following her straight-sets win over Marion Bartoli.

Sara Errani has secured her place in the last eight of the BNP Paribas Open following a straight-sets win over Marion Bartoli.

The number six seed took the first set 6-3, breaking the 28-year-old three times in the process.

Both players struggled to keep serve in the second set, but Errani prevailed and won 6-2, sealing the match in just under 90 minutes.

Errani will play Maria Sharapova in the quarter-finals of the tournament.

Sara Errani
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