Simona Halep exterminates Elina Svitolina 6-1 6-3 in the semifinal in London on Thursday after playing a solid match to square off with Serena Williams in the final.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

Halep started the set in the best possible way after breaking Svitolina in the 2nd game (2-0). Nevertheless, that wasn’t sufficient for Simona to win the set as the Ukrainian found the way to break back in the 3rd (1-2) game. Halep maintained her cool to break Elina in the 4th (3-1) and in the 6th (5-1) game before winning the set (6-1).

Svitolina was completely knocked out in the last 4 games of the set (from 2-1 to 6-1).

2nd set.

Simona won the set after she broke Elina in the 7th (4-3) and in the 9th (6-3) game. That was enough for Simona to win the set since she didn’t concede her serve in the rest of the set.

The Ukrainian had no answers in the last 4 games of the set (from 2-3 to 6-3).

After this encounter, the head to head between Halep and Svitolina is 5-4 for Simona.

Highlights Simona Halep vs. Elina Svitolina Wimbledon – London

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Halep’s Interview

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

Next Match: Simona Halep vs. Serena Williams – H2H and stats

Halep will come up against Williams in the final.

This will be the 11th time that Simona Halep and Serena Williams clash against each other. The head to head is 9-1 for Williams (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on grass.

The last time that they squared off, Williams won 6-1 4-6 6-4 in the 4th round in Melbourne back in January 2019.

Simona Halep in London

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