Tennis: Serena beats top seed Halep in Australian Open
Serena wins match against Romanian player 2-1 in three sets
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 PavlyuchenkovaAnadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.