Poland's Swiatek in French Open tennis quarterfinal after crushing Halep

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Poland's Iga Swiatek defeated top seed Simona Halep of Romania 6-1, 6-2 in the fourth round of the French Open, a Grand Slam tennis tournament, at Roland Garros in Paris on Sunday.

The 19-year-old Swiatek, ranked 54th in the world, had lost to Halep 6-1 6-0 at the same stage the Grand Slam at Roland Garros last year.

Swiatek will face Italian Martina Trevisan in the tournament's quarterfinal.