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Patna : Top seed Simona Halep, 29, Romania, crushed 25th seed Amanda Anisimova, 19, USA, 6-0, 6-1 in third round at Roland Garros, Paris, France, to advance to the women’s singles 4th round at French Open.

Simona, the 2018 French Open champion, won break points in the match besides winning 6 games in a row. The Romanian won 60 points in the match to 34 by Anisimova, who had reached French Open SFs in 2019. Both the players committed 3 double faults each. Simona served 3 Aces to 1 by the American. The Romanian will face Iga Swiatek, 19, Poland, in 4th round on October 4, 2020. Simona had won Wimbledon title in 2019.

Swiatek beat Eugenie Bouchard, 26, Canada, 6-3, 6-2 in third round. Swiatek won 6 break points to 2 by the Canadian. The Pole won 61 points in the match to 45 by the Canadian. She won 4 games in a row to 2 by Bouchard.