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Simona Halep sets up Angelique Kerber semi-final

  • Simona Halep hit back from losing opening three games to claim first set 6-3
  • No 1 seed broke early in the second set and completed the job 6-2
  • The Romanian will face 2016 champion Angelique Kerber  in the semi-final

Simona Halep made light work of Karolina Pliskova to set up an Australian Open semi-final meeting with former champion Angelique Kerber. 

After losing the opening three games, the No 1 seed hit back in stunning fashion to win the next six and claim the first set.

The Romanian continued in the same vein at the start of the second

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Simona Halep is at full stretch to reach a forehand in her quarter-final match on Wednesday

Karolina Pliskova won the first three games before collapsing to lose the first set 6-3

Karolina Pliskova won the first three games before collapsing to lose the first set 6-3



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