Simona Halep and Elise Mertens are going to play for the title in Doha. They are scheduled on Saturday at 6 pm.
Simona is back to her fantastic levels in Doha where she reached the final after winning 2 huge battles against Julia Joerges 7-6 (1) 7-6 (6) and Elina Svitolina (6-3 3-6 6-4). The Romanian impressed for saving 2 consecutive set points in the tiebreak of the second set against the German and after recovering from a desperate scoreline against Svitolina when she was 1-4 down in the decider.
Ranked no.21, Elise impressed in the semifinal against Angelique Kerber after she defeated the German 6-4 2-6 6-1 after winning all the other matches in straight sets.
H2H Simona Halep vs. Elise Mertens
This will be the 3rd time that the Romanian will face the Belgian. The head to head is 2-0 for Simona that has defeated Elise on clay courts on both occasions.
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