Getting to the quarter-finals is amazing, says Riske
"Getting to the quarter-finals is amazing but what's most exciting for me is the way I've been fighting. The grass definitely brings out the best in me. Hopefully it will rub off and happen in other places too," said Riske after her win.
Meanwhile, Ukrainian eighth-seed Elina Svitolina also progressed into the last eight with a 6-4, 6-2 win against Petra Martic. There were wins for Barbora Strycova and Zhang Shuai as well. Strycova beat Elise Mertens 4-6, 7-5, 6-2. Whereas, Shuai beat Dayana Yastremska 6-4, 1-6, 6-2.