Simona Halep powers past Angelique Kerber and into semi-finals
World number one Simona Halep came from a set down to defeat Angelique Kerber in the French Open quarter-finals.
Halep got off to a poor start, with 10 unforced errors in the opening three games gifting Kerber a double break.
The Romanian battled back to force a tie-break, but surrendered the set tamely.
World No.1 @Simona_Halep fights her way into the semifinals here for the third time, overcoming Kerber 6-7(2) 6-3 6-2.#RG18 pic.twitter.com/B8P4mpHksC
— Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) June 6, 2018
From there-on in though, Halep was dominant, taking an early break in set two and ever looking back before eventually closing out a 6-7 (2/7) 6-3 6-2 victory.
Halep, who is still chasing her maiden Grand Slam title, will now face Garbine Muguruza in the last four after the Spaniard saw off Maria Sharapova.
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