Behold the queen: Top seeded Halep goes past Muguruza to register a place in the final.

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Romania’s pride, Simona Halep defeated Garbine Muguruza to reach her third French Open final after winning the Spaniard with a 6-1 6-4 semi-final victory today.

Top seeded Halep made a flying start in the game as she quick in capitalizing on Muguruza’s early errors hereby going ahead by 5 – 0 before been pecked back.

Muguruza ratcheted up the intensity in the second set and broke in the third game when a powerful return forced an error, only for Halep to fight her way back to level at 4-4.

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A marathon ninth game proved pivotal as Halep saved three break points to pile the pressure on the third seed. Halep then seized her chance, moving 0-40 ahead and then raising her arms in triumph as Muguruza blazed a backhand long.

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