Maria Sharapova Outlasts Simona Halep to Enter Cincinnati Semis

Updated: 16 August 2014 08:34 IST

Maria Sharapova came from set down to defeat the second-seeded Romanian Simona Halep 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.

Maria Sharapova Outlasts Simona Halep to Enter Cincinnati Semis
Maria Sharapova, of Russia, returns a serve to Simona Halep. © AP

Cincinnati:

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova reached the semi-finals of the Cincinnati tournament on Friday with a three set win over Simona Halep in a rematch of the French Open final.

The Russian, who won in three sets in Roland Garros earlier this year, rallied to defeat the second-seeded Romanian 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 and will play either Ana Ivanovic or Elina Svitolina for a spot in the final.

Topics : Maria Sharapova Simona Halep Tennis
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