Sport Tennis - WTA - Melbourne 1: Halep Ideally starts the year 2022
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For its first tournament in 2022, the Romanian Simona Halep triumphed on the Melbourne side, beating in the final the Russian Veronika Kudermetova. The 20th world players went into two sleeves (6-2, 6-3).
It had been left on a semi-finals package of the Linz tournament in November. For his great return to the competition, at the beginning of the year 2022, the Romanian Simona Halep, 20th World Player and Series No. 2, won the WTA 250 tournament of Melbourne 1 in Australia, on hard hard, flying Russian Veronika Kudermetova, 31st Global Player and Series # 3 Head, in two sleeves (6-2, 6-3) and 1h15 of play. In the first round, the Romanian was the first to lose his service , at 1-1. before finally reversing the situation, admitting the last three services of his opponent, whose last, synonymous with the winning of the first round, even if, to arrive at his ends, Simona Halep had to resume there at three times (6-2).
Fit-again Halep battles into Melbourne semi-finals
Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep laboured into the last four of the Melbourne Summer Set Friday to stay on track for a final showdown with Naomi Osaka. There are two simultaneous WTA events being run as part of the Melbourne Summer Set. At the other event, American Amanda Anisimova came through a tough test against Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 to set up a last-four clash against 26th-ranked Russian Daria Kasatkina who beat Spain's Nuria Parrizas Diaz 7-5, 6-1.In the other quarter-finals, American Ann Li faces Russian Kamilla Rakhimova and Swiss teenager Clara Tauson is up against Belarus' Aliaksandra Sasnovich.
Halep will go back to the WTA
rating finally, in the second and last round, again, the best ranked of the two was the first to be Breaker, this time entry, and despite a first saved ball. After three new balls saved on its next setting, the 20th World Player managed to describe in the wake. before taking a new service from Russian, at the best of moments, at 4-3. Car then, the Series No. 2 head concluded on a ultimate white game (6-3). Its 23rd title in pocket, Simona Halep will be able to start his lift in the WTA ranking, she should win five places.
Melbourne 1 (Australia, WTA 250, Hard Exterior, 210 600 €)
Title Parent: Daria Kasatkina (RUS)
Halep (Rou, N ° 2) Bat Kudermetova (RUS, N ° 3): 6- 2, 6-3
Kudermetova (RUS, N ° 3) Bat Osaka (Jap, N ° 1) by Package
Halep (Rou, N ° 2) Bat Q.Zheng (CHN, Q): 6-3, 6-2
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Quarters of Final
Osaka (Jap, N ° 1) Bat Petkovic (ALL): 6-1, 7-5
Kudermetova (RUS, N ° 3) BAT POTAPOVA (RUS): 6-2, 4-6, 6-0
Q.Zheng (CHN, Q) BAT KONJUH (CRO): 7-6 (1), 7-6 (6)
HALEP (ROU, N ° 2) Bat Golubic (Sui, N ° 6): 6-2, 5-7, 6-4
Osaka (Jap, N ° 1) Bat Zanevska (CEL): 6-1, 6-1
Petkovic (ALL) BAT BONEL (FRA): 7-5, 2-6, 6-4
Kudermetova (RUS, N ° 3) BAT BREGLE (USA): 6-0, 3-6, 7-5
Potapova (RUS) BATRAR (HUN, Q): 6-4, 6-7 (4), 7-5
KONJUH (CRO) BAT KANEPI (EST): 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
Q.Zheng (CHN, Q) BAT Zvonareva (RUS): 5-7, 6-3, 6-4
Golubic (SUI, N ° 6) BAT Pattinama Kerkhove (PBS, Q): 6-3, 6 -0 x 3 Halep (Rou, N ° 2)Bat Ruse (ROU): 6-2, 6-1
Osaka (Jap, N ° 1)Bat Cornet (FRA): 6-4, 3-6, 6-3
Zanevska (CEL)BAT MARTIC (CRO): 6-3, 6-4
BONEL (FRA)BAT Zhang (CHN): 6-3, 7-6 (6)
PETKOVIC (ALL)BAT SAMSONOVA (RUS, N ° 5): 6-3, 7-6 (3)
Kudermetova (RUS, N ° 3)BAT KUZMOVA (SLQ, Q): 7-6 (4), 7-6 (6 )
BRENGLE (USA)BAT HIBINO (JAP, Q): 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4)
POTAPOVA (RUS)BAT CABRERA (AUS, WC): 5-7, 6-2, 6-2
Bondar (Hun, Q)Bat Siniakova (RTC, N ° 8): 7-5, 7-6 (8)
Konjuh (CRO)BAT MARTINCOVA (RTC, N ° 7): 6-4 , 6-4
Kanepi (East)Bat Cristian (ROU): 6-7 (2), 7-6 (7), 6-2
Q.Zheng (CHN, Q)BAT HONTAMA (JAP, LL) : 4-6, 6-2, 6-3
Zvonareva (RUS)BAT RISKE (USA, N ° 9): 7-5, 6-3
Golubic (SUI, N ° 6)BAT DAVIS (USA) : 7-5, 6-1
Pattinama Kerkhove (PBS, Q)BAT Mendez (AUS, WC): 6-3, 6-4
RUSE (ROU)BAT RODIONOVA (AUS, WC): 6-3, 6-2
Halep (ROU, N ° 2)BAT AIAVA (AUS, Q): 6-4, 6-2
Medvedev aims to march on as resurgent Halep sweeps into last 16 .
World number two Daniil Medvedev steps up his march towards the Australian Open men's title later but the early action on Saturday was dominated by the resurgent former finalist Simona Halep, who swept into the second week in Melbourne. Paire, the world number 56, is looking to equal his best at a Slam by reaching the fourth round at the Australian Open for the first time. dh/mtpHalep swatted aside Danka Kovinic, the conqueror of US Open champion Emma Raducanu, 6-2, 6-1 in just 64 minutes and will face French veteran Alize Cornet on Monday for a place in the quarter-final.