Reigning champion Van Uytvanck progresses in Budapest

Top seed Alison Van Uytvanck booked a quarter-final spot at the Hungarian Ladies Open with a 6-4 7-5 win over Iga Swiatek.

The reigning champion proved too strong for her 17-year-old opponent, who nonetheless produced a commendable display in Budapest.

Van Uytvanck will now face Kateryna Kozlova after her impressive 6-0 6-1 triumph over American Madison Brengle.

Ekaterina Alexandrova, seeded fifth, set up a last-eight showdown with Pauline Parmentier courtesy of a dominant 6-4 6-0 victory against Arantxa Rus. 

It was a much more circuitous route that teenager Marketa Vondrousova took to the next round, the left-handed Czech overcoming Anna Blinkova 7-6 (8-6) 3-6 6-3.

Vondrousova's next challenge is Irina Camelia Begu, a 6-2 6-3 winner over Evgeniya Rodina. 

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