Simona Halep found out her opponent from the Transylvania Open quarters! Our player will meet Jaqueline Cristian, number 105 in the world.
The match between Halep and Cristian, on Friday, will be the fourth of the day on the central field in Cluj-Napoca. Simona also met a Romanian player in Cluj-Napoca, Gabriela Ruse, and the match had no history, score 6-1, 6-2.
“My back is blocked, the pain is very big and I can’t bend or move too much. But I’m used to the pain, I’ve had this before, I wanted to continue and end this match. It’s good that I won, I don’t know how, but it’s a good victory for me! ”, Said Halep, after Thursday’s victory.
Simona Halep – Jaqueline Cristian, in the Transylvania Open quarters
Simona Halep is a definite favorite in the match with Jaqueline Cristian, given that the former world leader has won the last 13 disputes against her compatriots.
The two players will meet on Friday, not before 18:00.
After the confrontation Halep – Cristian will take place the quarterfinals Emma Răducanu (Great Britain, 23 WTA and number 3 seed) – Marta Kostiuk (Ukraine, 55th place WTA).
If she also passes the Ukrainian, the British of Romanian origin can beat Simona Halep in the semifinals of the Transylvania Open.
Thursday’s results from the Transylvania Open
Mona Barthel – Marta Kostyuk 4-6, 4-6
Irina Bara – Rebecca Peterson 0-6, 3-6
Emma Răducanu – Ana Bogdan 6-3, 6-4
Simona Halep – Varvara Gracheva 6-4, 6-2
Alison van Uytvanck – Anett Kontaveit 3-6, 4-6
Source: Prosport by www.prosport.ro.
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