French Open quarter-finals: Muguruza v Sharapova, Halep v Kerber – live!


Muguruza and Sharapova have probably been sauntering around Paris the last few days because they’ve not been playing much tennis. Sharapova reached the quarter-finals when her old foe Serena Williams pulled out of their fourth-round encounter without a ball being hit in venom. Muguruza was inconvenienced for only two games against Lesia Tsurenko before the Ukrainian retired hurt.

Sharapova leads the head-to-head 3-0 – including two matches on clay – but they were in 2013 and 2014 and, with Muguruza seven years younger than the 31-year-old Sharapova, the Spaniard should have the physical edge. For me, Muguruza is the slight favourite.

Here they come, Halep and Kerber making their way on to Lenglen a couple of minutes before Muguruza and Sharapova arrive on Chatrier.

Continue reading…

Written by Katy Murrells
This news first appeared on under the title “French Open quarter-finals: Muguruza v Sharapova, Halep v Kerber – live!”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.