June 22 (Reuters) - Italian qualifier Camila Giorgi pulled off a surprise three-set win over number two seed Elina Svitolina on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the Aegon Classic.
Giorgi won six of the last seven games as she triumphed 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 over the Ukrainian.
The 25-year-old will face Australian Ashleigh Barty in the last eight at the Edgbaston Priory Club.
Spain’s Garbine Muguruza also moved into the quarter-finals, enjoying a 6-1 6-4 win over American Alison Riske.
Britain’s Johanna Konta takes on American Coco Vandeweghe later on Thursday and France’s Kristina Mladenovic is up against China’s Shuai Zhang. (Reporting by Simon Evans; Editing by Gareth Jones)