2014 French Open Update: Petkovic, Halep Win in Quarterfinals [PHOTOS]

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By James Patrick Quizon | June 5, 2014 4:42 AM EST

Fourth seed Simona Halep of Romania played true to form and held off the challenge of 27th seed Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia to win in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2 while 10th seed Sara Errani couldn't do the same falling to 28th seed Andrea Petkovic of Germany via the same scoreline in the quarterfinal round of the women's singles competition in the 2014 French Open.

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Andrea Petkovic of Germany returns the ball to Sara Errani of Italy during their women's quarter-final match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 4, 2014.

The separate victories complete the final four cast in the clay court championship in Paris. Halep will meet Petkovic while 7th seed Maria Sharapova (Russia) faces 18th seed Eugenie Bouchard (Canada) in the semifinals of this Grand Slam.

View the slide show for more images from the Halep-Kuznetsova and Errani-Petkovic quarterfinal matches at Roland Garros.

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Andrea Petkovic of Germany returns the ball to Sara Errani of Italy during their women's quarter-final match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris June 4, 2014.
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