Halep into Wimbledon Last 16

2014-06-28 21:15
Simona Halep (AFP)

London - Third seed Simona Halep of Romania reached the Wimbledon Last 16 on Saturday with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic.

Halep, the French Open runner-up, will face either Russia's Vera Zvonareva or Kazakh qualifier Zarina Diyas for a place in the quarter-finals.

Wimbledon results on Saturday, the sixth day of the 2014 championships at the All England Club (x denotes seeded player):


Third round

Roger Federer (SUI x4) bt Santiago Giraldo (COL) 6-3, 6-1, 6-3

Milos Raonic (CAN x8) bt Lukasz Kubot (POL) 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (7/4), 6-2

Nick Kyrgios (AUS) bt Jirí Veselý (CZE) 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-2

Rafael Nadal (ESP x2) bt Mikhail Kukushkin (KAZ) 6-7 (4/7), 6-1, 6-1, 6-1


Third round

Alize Cornet (FRA x25) bt Serena Williams (USA x1) 1-6, 6-3, 6-4

Eugénie Bouchard (CAN x13) bt Andrea Petkovic (GER x20) 6-3, 6-4

Angelique Kerber (GER x9) bt Kirsten Flipkens (BEL x24) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2

Maria Sharapova (RUS x5) bt Alison Riske (USA) 6-3, 6-0

Simona Halep (ROM x3) bt Belinda Bencic (SUI) 6-4, 6-1

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