Wimbledon's Laura Robson is through to her third WTA quarter-final of the year after progressing in the HP Open in Osaka.

The 18-year-old beat Yi-Miao Zhou of China 6-4 6-4 to set up a meeting with Kai-Chen Chang of Chinese Taipei on Friday at 3pm.

Robson, the British number one and ranked 56th in the world, has had a year to remember after winning Olympic silver in the mixed doubles with Andy Murray and reaching her first WTA final at the Guangzhou Open.