Serena Williams got the better of Simona Halep as she won 6-1 4-6 6-4 as she progressed to the quarter-finals.
Williams is searching for her first Grand Slam title since coming back from pregnancy last year. She will meet Czech seventh seed Karolina Pliskova, who defeated Spain’s two-time Grand Slam winner Garbine Muguruza in the last eight.
In another match, US Open champion Naomi Osaka came from behind to beat Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova 4-6 6-3 6-4 reaching the quarters where she will face Elina Svitolina.
In the men’s category, Greek player Stefanos Tsitsipas stunned defending champion Roger Federer 6-7 (11-13) 7-6 (7-3) 7-5 7-6 (7-5) and will face Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut in thequarter-final.
Also, top seed Alexander Zverev was comprehensively beaten by Canada’s Milos Raonic 6-1 6-1 7-6 (7-5). Raonic will face French Lucas Pouille in the quarter-final.
By Chineze Ogugua