Result: Simona Halep hammers Alisa Kleybanova at French Open

Simona Halep celebrates victory over Ana Ivanovic in their quarter final Madrid Masters match on May 9, 2014
Fourth seed Simona Halep reaches round two of the French Open with a comfortable 6-0 6-2 victory over Alisa Kleybanova.

Simona Halep has booked her place in round two of the French Open with a comfortable straight-sets win over Alisa Kleybanova.

The Romanian, who is seeded fourth in Paris, was dominant during the opening set as three breaks of serve saw her brush aside the Russian 6-0.

Kleybanova put up more resistance during the second, but it did not stop Halep closing out the match 6-2 with just 57 minutes on the clock.

Halep will now face Britain's Heather Watson for a spot in the third round of the tournament.

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