Ukraine's Elina Svitolina defeated two-time major winner Simona Halep at the US Open on Sunday, advancing to her eighth Grand Slam quarter-final.
Tokyo Olympic bronze medalist Svitolina, coming off a WTA title in Chicago, stretched her win streak to nine matches by dispatching the Romanian 12th seed 6-3, 6-3 at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
"Definitely was a great match. I was really excited. I know how big a fighter is Simona. I had to bring my best game. For sure I'm happy with the win," Svitolina said.
As we reported earlier, the first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina (No. 6 WTA) won the title at the WTA tournament in Chicago.
In the match for the title, the Ukrainian, who was the leader of the seeding, beat Alize Cornet from France (# 68 WTA).