French Open

Stosur into French Open quarters

2016-05-31 16:04
Samantha Stosur (AFP)

Paris - Australia's Samantha Stosur knocked out Romanian sixth seed Simona Halep 7-6 (7/0), 6-3 to advance to the French Open quarter-finals on Tuesday.

Play resumed with Halep 5-3 ahead after the last-16 tie was suspended on Sunday, but Stosur broke as the Romanian attempted to serve out the first set before rattling through the tie-break.

Stosur, the 2010 runner-up at Roland Garros, again broke to open the second set with the 21st seed set to face second-ranked Agnieszka Radwanska or Tsvetana Pironkova in the last eight.

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