27 Mar 2016 - 4:49 PM  UPDATED 27 Mar 2016 - 4:53 PM

Sally Fitzgibbons, Stephanie Gilmore and Alessa Quizon were first up in round 3 at the Rip Curl Women’s Pro Bells Beach.

Fitzgibbons is straight through to the quarter finals and awaits to see who she will compete against. 

Quizon and Gilmore must win their round 4 heats to stay alive in the competition. 

Gilmore will meet Malia Manuel (Hawaii) and Quizon, Bianca Buitendag (South Africa) in the next round.