Tennis: Serena beats top seed Halep in Australian Open

Serena wins match against Romanian player 2-1 in three sets

Tennis: Serena beats top seed Halep in Australian Open

By Fatih Erel


World number one Simona Halep was eliminated by Serena Williams in the fourth round at the Australian Open 2019 on Monday.

The 16th-seeded Williams defeated 27-year-old Romanian Halep 2-1 in three sets by 6-1, 4-6, and 6-4 to advance to the quarterfinal.

"I am such a fighter. I never give up," the 37-year-old American tennis player said after the match.

The quarterfinal matches are as follows:

No. 7 Karolina Pliskova vs. No. 16 Serena Williams

No. 4 Naomi Osaka vs. No. 6 Elina Svitolina

No. 8 Petra Kvitova vs. No. 15 Ashleigh Barty

No. 35 Danielle Collins vs. No. 44 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

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