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Wozniacki and Sharapova fall, Halep reaches Montreal quarters


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10 Aug 2018, 12:03 IST

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Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki

Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki strangely joined Maria Sharapova in exiting the WTA Rogers Cup, however international primary Simona Halep complex to the quarter-finals.

Rising Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka knocked out international quantity two Wozniacki in 3 units prior to dropping her last-16 conflict afterward Thursday.

Former international primary and five-time grand slam winner Sharapova was once no fit for 6th seed Caroline Garcia in Montreal.

French Open champion Halep performed two times on Thursday and received each suits to succeed in the final 8 on the expense of an ill Venus Williams.

 

WOZNIACKI CRASHES OUT

Wozniacki had 3 fit issues however suffered a Five-7 6-2 7-6 (7-Four) loss to Sabalenka.

This fit was once to start with scheduled for Wednesday however rain compelled it to be postponed till Thursday.

And the Dane – enjoying for the primary time since Wimbledon – proved wasteful as Sabalenka rallied from a Five-Three deficit within the last set to succeed after two hours, 31 mins.

“I didn’t win any of the match points,” Wozniacki mentioned. “I had an opportunity. I didn’t get it… I feel like I would have felt after the finals: it’s obviously disappointing losing a match like this when you have the opportunity.”

Sabalenka then misplaced 2-6 7-6 (7-1) 6-Zero to 14th seed Elise Mertens, who will meet protecting champion Elina Svitolina within the final 8.

 

GARCIA EASES PAST SHARAPOVA

It was once a regimen day out for Frenchwoman Garcia, who swept apart Sharapova 6-Three 6-2.

Garcia was once a category above in opposition to the Russian celebrity as she moved via to her 7th quarter-final of the season.

Top seed Halep stands in the best way of Garcia a place within the Rogers Cup semi-finals.

After surviving the problem of Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in a rain-affected fit, Halep defeated Williams – who was once suffering with a knee harm –  6-2 6-2.

“I saw that Venus was not feeling great, so we cannot talk about this match too much,” Halep mentioned. “But I’m happy even in this situation I could win the match.”

 

SVITOLINA KEEPS TITLE DEFENCE ALIVE

Defending champion and 5th seed Svitolina secured a quarter-final berth after accounting for Johanna Konta 6-Three 6-Four.

Svitolina received the final 4 video games of the fit from a ruin right down to advance in not up to 90 mins.

Konta was once again at the courtroom having finished a 6-Three 6-1 win over two-time primary winner Victoria Azarenka.

Meanwhile, US Open champion Sloane Stephens moved into the following spherical, however Petra Kvitova was once crushed.

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