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Second seed Simona Halep into US Open last 16

Romanian second seed Simona Halep reached the US Open last 16 on Saturday with a 6-2, 6-3 win over American qualifier Shelby Rogers.

Second seed Simona Halep into US Open last 16

New York: Second seeded Simona Halep worked the night shift for the first time at the U.S. Open and found it to her liking as she steamed past American qualifier Shelby Rogers 6-2 6-3 to reach the fourth round at Flushing Meadows.

Halep needed just 67 minutes under the Arthur Ashe Stadium floodlights to complete a dominant display that saw her face a single break point while winning 91 percent of her first serve points.

The 23-year-old Romanian has enjoyed a superb buildup to the year`s final grand slam reaching the finals in both Toronto and Cincinnati and carried that form into the U.S. Open, having reached the fourth round without dropping a set.

She will next play the winner of the clash between German 24th seed Sabine Lisicki and Czech Barbora Strycova. 

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