Halep outlasts Pavlyuchenkova, qualifies for round of 16 in Montreal

    10 de agosto de 2018

    International Sports Desk, Aug 9 (efe-epa).- The world's No.1 Simona Halep from Romania on Thursday reached the round of 16 of the Premier 5 tournament in Montreal, Canada, after beating Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in three sets.

    Halep had to battle against Pavlyuchenkova, 28th of the world's ranking, to win 7-6(9), 4-6 and 7-5.

    The Romanian will play in the next round against American Venus Williams, thirteenth-seeded, who on Thursday beat Halep's compatriot, Sorana Cirstea, 7-6(4) and 6-4.