Cornet defeats Hercog to reach quarters at Katowice Open

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) Second-seeded Alize Cornet rallied from a set down to beat Slovenia's Polona Hercog 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 and advance to the quarterfinals of the Katowice Open on Wednesday.

Third-seeded Camila Giorgi of Italy, last year's runner-up, beat Polish qualifier Magda Linette 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-3 to reach the last eight.

Romania's Monica Niculescu and Klara Koukalova of the Czech Republic advanced with straight sets victories.

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