Muguruza sweeps into French Open last 16

Garbine Muguruza (Getty Images)
Garbine Muguruza (Getty Images)

Paris - Defending champion and fourth seed Garbine Muguruza reached the French Open fourth round with a 7-5, 6-2 win over Kazakh 27th seed Yulia Putintseva on Friday.

Spanish 23-year-old Muguruza will face either French 13th seed Kiki Mladenovic or unseeded Shelby Rogers of the United States for a place in the quarter-finals.

Muguruza's match on Friday featured 11 breaks of serve in the 20 games played.

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