French Open Update: Serena wins, Venus crashes out

World number one Serena Williams has defeated Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina in their rain-delayed fourth-round match at the French Open.

The American beat Svitolina, coached by four-time Roland Garros champion Justine Henin, 6-1 6-1.

Williams next plays Russia’s Yulia Putintseva, who beat Carla Suarez of Spain Navarro 7-5 7-5.

Switzerland’s Timea Bacsinszky beat Venus Williams 6-2 6-4, and unseeded Dutch player Kiki Bertens upset US 15th seed Madison Keys 7-6 (7-4) 6-3.

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