China Open photos: Sharapova & Halep set up a rematch, Pliskova & Radwanska progress

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The highlight of this Tuesday at the China Open were second-round victories of Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep, who have set up a rerun of their recent US Open first-round thriller in which the Russian prevailed, improving her head-to-head record against the Romanian to 7-0.

The second-seeded Halep advanced to the third round in Beijing when Magdalena Rybarikova retired ill in the second set, while wildcard Sharapova outlasted Ekaterina Makarova 6-4 4-6 6-1.

Our photographer Jimmie48 is bringing us photos of these two encounters, as well as second-round coverage of Karolina Pliskova‘s victory over Andrea PetkovicAgnieszka Radwanska‘s tough straight-set triumph over Zhang Shuai, and Petra Kvitova‘s win over Varvara Lepchenko.

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