23 Jan 2012

Wimbledon champ through to quarters in Melbourne

7:55 pm on 23 January 2012

Czech tennis star Petra Kvitova has outlasted Ana Ivanovic to sail into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.

In her first win over the Serb in four meetings, Kvitova chalked up a straight-sets victory on Monday - taking the match 6-2 7-6 in one hour 25 minutes.

The Wimbledon champion will play Italian Sara Errani in the last eight.