In other matches, sixth-seeded Shuai Zhang overpowered Naomi Osaka, 6-3, 6-2, to book her spot in the last eight.
Sep 15, 2016
Putintseva saved six of eight break points she faced and will next play local favorite Karumi Nara.
Sep 14, 2016
The 58th-ranked player from the Netherlands will play Serena, and the 13th-seeded Austrian will take on Djokovic.
Jun 02, 2016
"I honestly didn't think I was going to win that in the second set,'' Williams admitted. ''Somehow I did.''
The world No. 1 and Putintseva gave another chilly day in Chatrier a much-needed spark.
by Steve Tignor