Roberta Vinci of Italy hits a return against Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia in their women's singles match on the third day at the Brisbane International tennis tournament on January 5, 2016. AFP PHOTO / Saeed KHAN -- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE / AFP / SAEED KHAN (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Italian Roberta Vinci has advanced to the quarter finals of the Brisbane International, with a straight sets win over 2014 Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova.

The Italian No.8 seed dispatched Cibulkova in a dominate display to win 6-1, 6-1.

Vinci will play the winner of Simona Halep and Victoria Azarenka in the quarter final.