Result: Simona Halep powers into Wimbledon semi-finals

Simona Halep moves into the Wimbledon semi-finals with a 6-4 6-0 win over 2013 finalist Sabine Lisicki.

Simona Halep has powered into the Wimbledon semi-finals with a straight-sets win over 2013 finalist Sabine Lisicki.

Romania's Simona Halep celebrates winning her women's singles quarter-final match against Germany's Sabine Lisicki on day nine of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 2, 2014© Getty Images

Lisicki raced into a 4-1 lead at the start of the opening set, but third seed Halep then reeled off five consecutive games to take it 6-4.

The dominant Romanian swiftly went 3-0 up in the second, and she was able to complete the convincing victory 6-4 6-0 with an hour on the clock.

The runner-up at this year's French Open will now face Eugenie Bouchard for a place in Saturday's final.

Simona Halep of Romania celebrates after winning her Ladies' Singles fourth round match against Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan on day eight of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 1, 2014
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