Garbine Muguruza and Simona Halep followed by American Sloane Stephens and Madison keys reached the semifinal stage of the Open championship of France.
Of a celestial body for the first time in his career he defeated former first racket of the world Maria Sharapova and the fourth time in the semifinal of a Grand slam tournament. The Spaniard featured six breaks of serve and won back one break-point.
Sharapova in the first quarterfinal Slam after doping scandal played a very wishy-washy – she has made 27 unforced and six double faults.
Garbine Muguruza (Spain, 3) – Maria Sharapova (Russia, 28) – 6:2, 6:1
In the second quarterfinal of the upper half of the standings also met the two first rackets of the world – the current leader of the world ranking Simona Halep and two-time champion Helmets Angelique Kerber. Tennis player for the second time in the season met in the Major semi-final at the Australian Open in three sets won Halep. Today’s match also ended in favor of Romanians.
In the first set, Halep battled back from 0:4, but in the tiebreak too often mistaken to qualify for the party. In the second set Kerber have had a chance to get back in the game, but the German with the score 3:4 not implemented the break-point. In the deciding set Halep made three breaks and calmly ended the match in their favor.
Simona Halep (Romania, 1) – Angelique Kerber (Germany, 12) – 6:7, 6:4, 6:2
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