Sharapova, Halep, Ivanovic, Wozniacki and Radwanska reach Quarterfinals in Cincinnati- View: 7250 by Andre Terry
Tennis: The Quarterfinals line up of the Western & Southern Open WTA tournament in Cincinnati is complete as Maria Sharapova, Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki, Agnieszka Radwanska, Elina Svitolina and Ana Ivanovic reached the Quarterfinals.
In the Quarterfinals it will be Maria Sharapova vs Simona Halep, Serena Williams vs Jelena Jankovic, Caroline Wozniacki vs Agnieszka Radwanska, Elina Svitolina vs Ana Ivanovic. In the third round, Maria Sharapova faced her compatriot Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
They had three times previously and Sharapova led the head-to-head record 2-1. They shared a win each in their meetings this year. This time Sharapova won 6-4, 7-6 to set up a re-match of the 2014 French Open against Simona Halep.
World No.2 Halep secured a straight sets 6-4, 7-5 win over the Wimbledon semifinalist, 16th seed Lucie Safarova. Former World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki took the revenge of last two losses against Angelique Kerber as she won 7-5, 6-2.
She will face the 4th seed Agnieszka Radwanska (2012 Wimbledon finalist) who brushed aside Sabine Lisicki (2013 Wimbledon finalist) in straight sets 6-1, 6-1. Another former world No.1 Ana Ivanovic faced 2-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova in a clash of two French Open champions.
Ivanovic won 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 to register her 10th victory against Kuznetsova in 13th meeting. Ivanovic will face Elina Svitolina who was winner in 3 sets 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 against 15th seed Carla Suarez Navarro. .