British teen into Palermo quarters
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Robson won the Junior Wimbledon title four years ago when she was 14, but this is the furthest she has advanced in a WTA event.
Robson will next meet fifth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain, who advanced when Anna Tatishvili of Georgia retired while trailing 6-1, 3-2 because of a pulled right hamstring.
Also, third-seeded Julia Georges reached the last eight when Katalin Marosi of Hungary withdrew before their match with a right shoulder injury. Georges' quarterfinal opponent will be eighth-seeded Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic, who rallied past Julia Cohen of the United States 3-6, 6-3, 7-5.
Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press
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