French Open Quarterfinals: Simona Halep to Meet Svetlana Kuznetsova as Andrea Petkovic Tackles Sara Errani

Svetlana Kuznetsova, who won her first Grand Slam at the US Open in 2004, is one of two former champions remaining in the draw alongside compatriot Maria Sharapova, the 2012 winner.

updated: June 03, 2014 08:15 IST
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Paris: Romania's Simona Halep, the fourth and highest seed remaining in the French Open, qualified for the quarter-finals for the first time on Monday when she overcame America's Sloane Stephens 6-4, 6-3.

The 22-year-old Halep can climb to third in the world if she reaches the final on Saturday where she can become the first Romanian to win the title since Virginia Ruzici in 1978.

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