French Open - Halep brushes aside Watson in Paris

Fourth seed Simona Halep cruised into the third round of the French Open with a comfortable 6-2 6-4 win over Heather Watson.

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French Open - Halep brushes aside Watson in Paris
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Heather Watson of Great Britain returns a shot during her women's singles match against Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of Czech Republic

The unseeded Brit had looked in fine form ahead of her second-round clash with Romanian Halep following her comfortable victory over Czech Republic's Barbora Zahlavova Strycova in the first round, but came up against the better player on Court Philippe Chatrier.

Halep was in control of much of the contest, and though Watson managed a couple of breaks of serve, it wasn't enough as the Romanian cruised into the third round.

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