Tennis-Halep steers steady path past Zhang into Wimbledon semis
Tuesday, 9 July 2019 () LONDON, July 9 (Reuters) - Former world number one Simona Halep reached her second Wimbledon semi-final after overcoming an early onslaught to deliver another textbook example of matchplay tennis and dispatch China's unseeded Zhang Shuai 7-6(4) 6-1 on Tuesday. Just as she did in quelling the lively challenge of 15-year-old Coco Gauff on Monday, Halep initially struggled and looked in real danger when 4-1 down and facing more break points in the opening set. However, the Romanian dug in...
An impressive and historic run at Wimbledon ended Monday for a Delray Beach teen tennis sensation who captured the world’s attention. 15-year-old Cori "Coco" Gauff lost to Romania's Simona Halep, the 7th ranked player in the world, 6-3, 6-3 in a fourth round women's singles match.
Serena Williams, who has won 97 matches at Wimbledon as compared to the 68 combined of the other three semi-finalists, is by far the most experienced player in... Firstpost Also reported by •Daily Star