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Patna : Reigning Australian Open (AO) Champion and 4th seed Sofia Kenin, 21, USA, edged past Danielle Rose Collins, 26, USA, in a three-set battle to enter the women’s singles semi-finals at French Open on October 7, 2020. Kenin beat Collins 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 in quarter-finals on Philippe-Chatrier court, Roland Garros, Paris, France.

Kenin won 5 break points to 2 by Collins. Kenin, in all, won 94 points in the match to 71 by Collins. She also won 6 games in a row in the match to 2 by Collins. Collins committed 8 double faults to 4 by Kenin. Kenin will face two-time former Wimbledon Champion and 7th seed Petra Kvitova, 30, Czech Republic, in semi-finals on October 8, 2020. The top three women seeds: Simona Halep, Karolina Pliskova, and Elina Svitolina, have exited the tournament.