Sunday's win and the midweek victory against Valladolid were largely thanks to goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who produced man of the match performances in both games to keep Madrid's rivals at bay.
"I knew she was going to be aggressive. I knew that she's playing this way. Today it worked really well for her," Halep added. "At this level, nobody surprises anybody anymore because everyone has a big level and it depends on the day that you are."
The 31-year-old also became the first Chinese singles player since Li Na in 2012 to reach the fourth round at Roland-Garros.
"I'm very happy. It was a great match, I didn't make any mistakes. Casper is a really great player, very attractive to play, I think there were many good rallies, it was a good match from both of us," said the recently-crowned US Open champion.
Jose Bordalas' men now travel to play Real Sociedad - one of the most attractive sides in La Liga, but who have struggled for form at home since the return of football in June.
MONTEVIDEO, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Luis Suarez said Monday that Uruguay has the depth to cover the absence of Edinson Cavani in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Ecuador.
Wuhan did enough work to contain Xinjiang after the tip-off, but Xinjiang pulled away with a 17-2 spurt before the halftime for a 38-25 lead.
The Paris Saint-Germain forward has 61 goals in 101 appearances for the Selecao, just one behind Ronaldo and 16 shy of record holder Pele.
Elche and Huesca drew a game between two newly promoted sides 0-0, although Huesca will feel they did enough to take all three points as Elche failed to shoot on target all game.
The Bavarians signed 31-year-old Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (Paris), Douglas Costa (Juve), Bouna Sarr (Marseille), and Marc Roca (Espanyol) spending only 19 million euros. Reports speak of 19-year-old Tiago Dantas from Benfica having joined Bayern in a late deal to join the amateur squad.
Elsewhere, Athletic Club were linked with a late return of former striker Fernando Llorente only for the deal to fall through, while Valencia coach Javi Gracia is rumored to be considering resigning after a summer which saw the departure of players such as Dani Parejo, Ezequiel Garay and Rodrigo Moreno without any new arrivals to strengthen a squad which failed to qualify for Europe last season.