World number one Simona Halep is two wins away from her maiden grand slam singles title after defeating Angelique Kerber at the French Open to set up a semi-final against Garbine Muguruza.
Halep went from out-of-sorts to on-target against Kerber, scrambling to every ball and staying the course to erase an early deficit.
She pointed her right index finger at her temple when she eventually completed a 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-2 comeback.
“I never gave up. So I think that’s why I won today. My head won it,” Halep said.
Muguruza’s big strokes overwhelmed Maria Sharapova right from the start and their quarter-final was no contest at all in a 6-2, 6-1 one-way journey. Read more