The wily Romanian, the highest seed in the draw after Serena
Williams, Li Na and Agnieszka Radwanska were knocked out early,
found perfect angles and defended superbly to counter
Torro-Flor's powerful forehand in Paris.
Halep, who has dropped only 11 games in three straight-set wins,
will next meet American 15th seed Sloane Stephens for a place in
Stephens beat Russian 22nd seed Ekaterina Makarova 6-3 6-4.
Later on Saturday, eight-times champion Rafa Nadal will be
looking to extend his Roland Garros record to 62-1 when he takes
on unseeded Argentine Leonardo Mayer in the third round on court
(Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Robert Woodward)
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