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Halep, a semi-finalist in 2014, needed little more than an hour to beat the 111th-ranked 36-year-old 6-1 6-1.
The Romanian, 24, will meet Dutch 26th Seed Kiki Bertens next after the 24-year-old beat Germany’s Mona Barthel.
American ninth seed Madison Keys, 21, also progressed on day four, beating Belgium’s Kirsten Flipkens 6-4 4-6 6-3.
Keys faces the winner of the match between Italy’s Sara Errani and France’s Alize Cornet.
First round complete
American Sloane Stephens returned to finish her first-round match against China’s Shuai Peng.
The 23-year-old 18th seed won 7-6 6-2 in one hour and 29 minutes, as former world number 14 Peng, 30, racked up 23 unforced errors on Court Five.
Peng, a women’s doubles winner in 2013, has dropped to 264 in the world since suffering a back injury last year.
Stephens will next face Luxembourg’s world number 126 Mandy Minella.
Minella beat Anna Tatishvili in the first round, winning the opening set 7-5 before the American retired at 3-0 down in the second.
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