Score, report, and key facts
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).
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.
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
- Simona HalepHalep – Barbora StrycovaStrycova (6-3 6-2) – See score progression
- Svetlana KuznetsovaKuznetsova – Su-Wei HsiehHsieh (6-2 7-65) – See score progression
- Petra KvitovaKvitova – Polona HercogHercog (7-66 6-3) – See score progression
- Aryna SabalenkaSabalenka – Danielle Rose CollinsRose Collins (6-1 6-0) – See score progression
- Elena RybakinaRybakina – Ons JabeurJabeur (6-1 6-7(3) 6-2) – See score progression
- Ashleigh BartyBarty – Caroline GarciaGarcia (1-1) – See H2H details
- Elise MertensMertens – Sofia KeninKenin (0-1) – See H2H details
- Rebecca PetersonPeterson – Petra MarticMartic (0-0) – See H2H details
- Veronika KudermetovaKudermetova – Belinda BencicBencic (2-1) – See H2H details
- Bernarda PeraPera – Kiki BertensBertens (0-1) – See H2H details
- Qiang WangWang – Marie BouzkovaBouzkova (0-0) – See H2H details
- Alison RiskeRiske – Monica PuigPuig (0-1) – See H2H details
- Garbine MuguruzaMuguruza – Elina SvitolinaSvitolina (4-5) – See H2H details
- Yafan WangWang – Sloane StephensStephens (0-1) – See H2H details
- Christina MchaleMchale – Dayana YastremskaYastremska (1-0) – See H2H details
- Amanda AnisimovaAnisimova – Karolina PliskovaPliskova (0-1) – See H2H details
- Simona HalepHalep – Elena RybakinaRybakina (0-0) – See H2H details