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01/25 03:46 CST Halep through to Australian Open quarterfinals
Halep through to Australian Open quarterfinals
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) --- Simona Halep advanced to the Australian Open
quarterfinals for the second straight year with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Yanina
Wickmayer of Belgium on Sunday
The 23-year-old Romanian has moved through the first four rounds in Melbourne
without dropping a set. Wickmayer, ranked 80th, had won the pair's two previous
No. 3-seeded Halep was the runner-up at the French Open and a semifinalist at
Wimbledon last year.
Halep faces No. 10 Ekaterina Makarova in the quarterfinals and could meet Maria
Sharapova in the semifinals for a repeat of their French Open final last year
won by Sharapova.