Muguruza through to French Open last 16

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Paris, June 2 (IANS) Spain’s Garbiñe Muguruza, world No. 3, on Saturday qualified for the French Open round of 16 for the fifth straight year, beating veteran Australian player Samantha Stosur 6-0, 6-2.

The 2016 French open champion needed just 62 minutes to earn her third career win in a row against Stosur out of four matches, reports Efe.

The unseeded Australian, world No. 90, was the French Open finalist in 2010, a three-time semi-finalist and the winner of the US Open in 2011.

Muguruza, who won the French Open in 2016, is set to play the next round against Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine, who beat Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova 6-2, 6-4.

–IANS

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