Simona Halep demolishes Rebecca Peterson 6-1 6-1 in the 1st round in Beijing on Sunday after playing a superlative match to clash against Ekaterina Alexandrova in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Halep was in a great position at the beginning of the set to break Peterson in the 1st game (1-0). Simona extended her lead after breaking Rebecca in the 5th (4-1) and in the 7th (6-1) game before winning the set.

Rebecca lost the plot in the last 4 games of the set (from 2-1 to 6-1).

2nd set.

Halep came out strong at the beginning of the set after breaking Peterson in the 2nd game (2-0) before consolidating her break and lead 3-0. Simona managed to strengthen her lead after breaking Peterson in the 6th (5-1) game before winning the set (6-1).

The Swede lost the 2nd game (2-0) when she had 3 consecutive game points when leading 40-0.

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

Statistics

At the end of the match, Simona scored 70 points vs. Peterson’s 45 points.

Halep was well focused in converting 56% of the break points that she procured (5/9). On the other side, Rebecca wasn’t able to conquer any break point (0/5). That was one of the key issues for her loss.

After this contest, the head to head between Halep and Peterson is 2-0 for Simona.

Next Match: Simona Halep vs. Ekaterina Alexandrova – stats

Halep will face Alexandrova in the 2nd round.

This will be the 2nd time that Simona Halep and Ekaterina Alexandrova play each other. The head to head is 1-0 for Halep (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on hard.

The last time that they played, Halep won 3-6 7-5 6-4 in the 2nd round in Cincinnati back in August 2019.

Tennis Scores in Beijing

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