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Elina Svitolina tops Simona Halep to reach US Open quarters

Svitolina has never won a Grand Slam tournament. She had lost twice before to the 12th-seeded Halep in majors.

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New York Published on: September 05, 2021 23:14 IST
Elina Svitolina, of Ukraine, reacts while playing against
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Elina Svitolina, of Ukraine, reacts while playing against Simona Halep, of Romania, during the fourth round of the US Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 5

No. 5 seed Elina Svitolina beat two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep 6-3, 6-3 to advance to the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open.

Svitolina has never won a Grand Slam tournament. She had lost twice before to the 12th-seeded Halep in majors.

The Olympic bronze medalist, Svitolina has emerged as a contender at Flushing Meadows. She has not dropped a set in the tournament.

Naomi Osaka and No. 1 seed Ash Barty, who was upset Saturday night by Shelby Rogers, are both out of the women’s draw.

No. 2 seed Aryna Sabalenka plays her fourth-round match against Elise Mertens later Sunday.

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