Mertens, bidding for her fourth title of the year, moves into a semi-final against fifth seeded Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu.
Contesting the Bay Area event for the first time in her career, Maria Sakkari continued to upset after she dismissed McHale here on Monday to snap a four-match losing streak and saw off Babos in under an hour to reach her fifth tour-level career quarter-final. Buzarnescu defeated Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic, 6-1, 7-5, before Mertens completed a 7-6 (4), 6-3 win over Johanna Konta.
Collins reaches her second semi-final of the year and will play the victor of the late match between Venus Williams and Maria Sakkari.
She won four straight games in the second set to put pressure on Collins, and ultimately evened the match with a forehand victor.
Collins, also looking to make her first WTA final, never recovered.
In a rematch of Hobart International final in January, Buzarnescu fought back from a set down to get revenge and set up the biggest match of her career. "I really need to look at that and use it to stay strong and positive for the future". She closed out Collins by winning the final six points.
Konta broke serve in the opening game of the second set, only for Mertens to take the Briton's first two service games on her way to victory.
A spokesman for the mayor did not immediately respond to a request for comment. "We need to remove this administration". However, he conceded more has to be done in the neighborhoods where much of the gang-related violence takes place.
NASA seems confident these dates will hold, and that the commercial crew program is finally on the home stretch. He has spent 166 days on the International Space Station for Expeditions 37/38, and conducted two spacewalks.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle leave St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle after their wedding in Windsor, May 19, 2018. Meghan spent the day at the wedding of Harry's close friend, Charlie Van Straubenzee , who married Daisy Jenks .
Under the current forecast track, Hector is expected to pass south of the Big Island of Hawaii late Wednesday or Wednesday night. The United States Geological Survey said Saturday that the volcano is still sending large amounts of lava into the sea.
Although Mr Barletta's bid was an undercard to Mr Trump's main event, the president did bless the congressman's bid. After dubbing the Democratic senator "Sleepin' Bob", he turned his ire towards Casey's views on immigration.
And John Bolton, the president's national security adviser, is a well-known Iran hawk who has advocated for regime change. Such qualifications no doubt contribute to the wariness of Iranian officials regarding the possibility of negotiations.
Ryanair has proposed third-party mediation to resolve a deepening row about terms and conditions with Ireland-based pilots. Ryanair's summer of strike chaos is set to continue next week as yet more Europe-wide action was announced yesterday.
NES Classic Edition Was June's Top-Selling Hardware
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WhatsApp launches Business APIs, to charge customers
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Russian spy detected working at US Embassy in Moscow
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Oil prices decline amid rising U.S. inventories
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2 new BlackBerry smartphones arrive in India
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Italy service sector growth slows slightly in July - PMI
The data for July indicated towards the most solid rise in total new orders throughout the construction sector since May 2017. House building was the strongest category in the July release with the sub index now at its highest since December 2015.
New Ebola outbreak kills 20 in Congo
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