Simona Halep’s debut in the Wuhan tournament was a good one, beating Barbora Strycova in the minimum, for the sixth time in a row, to meet her in the 3rd round on the champion of the tournament. Bucharest, Elena Rybakina, in good shape at the moment.
▪️Simona, after the premature defeat at the US Open, dropped to 6th place in the WTA standings.
▪️After the victory at Wimbledon, the 2nd Grand Slam of the race, Simona’s career in the American hardcore seo was a short one, being defeated in quarters in Toronto, the 3rd round in Cincinnati, respectively in the second round. the US Open.
▪️The first match in Wuhan was a solid one for the Romanian athlete, passing at least sets of Barbora Strycova, a match in which he had permanently control of the match.
▪️Players from Kazakhstan, just 20 years old, currently rank 69th in the WTA rankings, the best career ranking.
▪️This season he made the step from the ITF tournaments, managing to win a few such tournaments on the hard at the WTA circuit, having excelled both on the slag from Istanbul and Roland Garros, as well as on the grass from Hertogenbosch, where he reached the semifinals.
▪️He managed to win the first WTA career title in the Bucharest tournament, and 2 weeks ago he reached the last event of the Nanchang tournament, being defeated by Rebecca Peterson.
▪️In the tournament in Wuhan he managed to win the first 2 games in the decisive set, with some periods of calm in the game.
The two players have not met so far in the circuit, to be played the first match directly between them.
Tennis Prediction of the Day Simona Halep vs Elena Rybakina
Elena Rybakina’s style of play suits Simona Halep wonderfully, being an aggressive one, while the Romanian player prefers the defensive game much more, often offering exceptional counterattacks. I expect such a match between the two, following Simona to take control of the points, thus gaining a new victory in the Wuhan tournament.
Prediction Today: S. Halep 2: 0