Former world number one Garbine Muguruza discussed her renaissance after advancing to her first grand slam semi-final since 2018.
Former world number one Garbine Muguruza moved through to her first major semi-final since the 2018 French Open on Wednesday.
Simona Halep and Garbine Muguruza marched into the last eight on Monday, as Angelique Kerber fell to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
It was a good day for the seeds at the Australian Open, where Simona Halep and Karolina Pliskova were among the winners.
Four women's singles seeds exited the Australian Open at the first hurdle, but Simona Halep and Karolina Pliskova did reach the next round.
A viral illness forced Garbine Muguruza to pull out of the Hobart international but she hopes to be fit for the Australian Open.
Angelique Kerber retired from the Adelaide International due to a back injury, while Marketa Vondrousova thrashed Arina Rodionova.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova put up an admirable fight against Ash Barty at the Adelaide International, but the world number one did enough.
Ash Barty shuffered a shock loss in Brisbane but Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka overcame scares ahead of the Australian Open.
Former Wimbledon runner-up Eugenie Bouchard has fallen outside the world's top 250 but showed a hint of past form with a fine Auckland win.