Simona Halep crushes Barbora Strycova 6-3 6-2 in the 2nd round in Wuhan on Tuesday after playing a solid match to fight against Elena Rybakina in the 3rd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Halep commenced this set in the best possible way after breaking Zahlavova Strycova in the 1st game (1-0). However, that was not enough for Halep to win the set as Zahlavova Strycova succeeded in breaking back in the 4th (2-2) game. Halep kept her focus to break Barbora in the 7th (4-3) and in the 9th (6-3) game.

Zahlavova Strycova was completely wiped out in the last 4 games of the set (from 2-3 to 6-3).

2nd set.

Simona in this set played at a much higher level than Barbora and consequentely she won 6-2. Barbora broke Simona 3 times in the 4th (3-1), in the 6th (4-2) and in the 8th (6-2) game. However, Halep broke her opponent in the 5th (3-2) game, but that didn’t prevent her to win the set (6-2).

Zahlavova Strycova lost the 4th game (3-1) when she was serving and leading 40-0.

1st
Halep
Strycova
6-3
6
3
5
3
4
3
3
3
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
0
1
0
2nd
Halep
Strycova
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
3
1
2
1
1
1
1
0

Statistics

After this encounter, the head to head between Halep and Zahlavova Strycova is 6-1 for Simona.

Next Match: Simona Halep vs. Elena Rybakina – stats

Halep will take on Rybakina in the 3rd round.

There is no head to head record between Simona Halep and Elena Rybakina since this will be the first time that they will face off in the main tour.

Tennis Scores in Wuhan

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if Simona Halep wants to give it 100% I have always felt no one can beat her, she has best corner shots and back hand of all, beside I have a crush on her for years.