Halep ensures Martic is gone with the wind at Indian Wells
Halep ensures Martic is gone with the wind at Indian Wells
Simona Halep beat Wang Qiang 7-5 6-1
15 March, 2018, 04:57
"In the beginning it was really tough because I was really nervous going on the big stages against big players", she said. "So quite simple rule".
Kasatkina improved to 11-6 on the WTA Tour season as she seeks to better her quarter-final appearance here in 2016.
Halep needed two hours and 23 minutes to put Martic away under taxing conditions as strong winds swirled around the main stadium court.
"At least I tried, and I tried to do what I thought I needed to do out there today".
"I just fought and that's maybe why I won because I refuse to lose".
The 26-year-old Romanian showed no sign of the foot injury that forced her to withdraw from the Qatar Open last month and is well positioned to make a run at reclaiming the Indian Wells title she won in 2015.
Venus Williams followed up her victory over sister Serena with a win against Anastasia Sevastova.
Meanwhile, Halep, who is one of two former champions left in the draw, is now 17-1 on the season having already won a title in both singles and doubles at Shenzhen, China.
Next up for Halep is Petra Martic of Croatia, who beat Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 7-6 (4).
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No.5 seed Karolina Pliskova ended the fairytale week of the ninth 16-year-old player to make R16 at Indian Well.The Czech outclassed 6-1 7-6 (2) Amanda Anisimova, the youngest player to record a Top 10 win since 2005 when Nicole Vaidisova defeated then No.9 Nadia Petrova to win the title in Bangkok.
Meanwhile, Williams survived a hard fourth round test to beat Sevastova.
Williams has no official ranking after spending a year off the court, which means she can not be seeded for WTA events. Venus next faces Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain who rolled past Danielle Collins 6-2, 6-4.
In the men's draw, Philipp Kohlschreiber upset second seed Marin Cilic 6-4, 6-4 to advance to the fourth round on Tuesday.
Del Potro's countryman, Leonardo Mayer, beat Japanese qualifier Taro Daniel 6-4, 6-1. She could be the number one seed for those tournaments.
Angelique Kerber dropped just two games against Caroline Garcia to reach the Indian Wells quarter-finals.
Kohlschreiber advances to the fourth round where he will play unseeded Pierre-Hugues Herbert who won his third round match when fellow Frenchman Gael Monfils retired in the second set with a lower back injury.
Needing to move to the semifinals to have a chance of staying in the Top 5, Pliskova will face Pliskova's victory sets up a quarterfinal encounter for the World No.5 against Naomi Osaka who defeated 6-1 5-7 6-1 Maria Sakkari.
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Economic analyst Lawrence "Larry" Kudlow appears on CNBC at the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 7, 2018. Kudlow will reportedly take the job if he is offered it, a source familiar with his thinking told CNBC Monday.
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A packed stadium awaited their semifinal but shortly before the match was to begin Venus withdrew with a right knee injury. But the beginning of 2018 didn't go according to plan as Sakkari lost her openers in Shenzhen, Sydney, Melbourne, St.
Microsoft will deliver cloud services from its first datacenters in Switzerland as well as the Middle East. We've announced a goal to be in 50 regions across the globe, including plans for 12 new regions.
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Cardinals release 'The Honey Badger' Tyrann Mathieu
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Patrick Robinson returns to Saints with 4-year deal
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Snow showers may cause travel issues
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49ers landing ex-Vikings RB McKinnon
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E-cigarettes breed more smokers than they stop
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Explosion kills 9 in northeast Pakistan
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Margot Robbie Confirmed for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
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