Caroline Garcia out of Charleston but Madison Keys going well

Top-seed Caroline Garcia has been dumped out of the Charleston Open by Alize Cornet.

Garcia raced into a 4-0 lead against her French compatriot before taking the first set, but Cornet eventually found her feet and closed out a 5-7 6-1 6-4 win.

She’ll now face Kiki Bertens in the quarter-finals, who defeated qualifier Fanny Strollar in straight sets.

Elsewhere, Madison Keys defeated Italian Camila Giorgi 6-4 6-3 to set up an all-American quarter-final against 23-year-old Bernarda Pera.

Kristyna Pliskova dominated on serve to upset the the 16th seed Elena Vesina 6-3 1-6 6-2 and will ow test herself against Latvian eighth-seed Anastasjia Sevestova, who knocked out Ashleigh Barty.

Defending champion Daria Kasatkina powered past Irina-Camelia Begu 6-2 6-1 to set up a clash with fifth seed Julia Gorges, who overcame Indian Wells champion Naomi Osaka in straight sets.