Halep battles past Suarez Navarro

US Open Tennis; Leigh-Ann Ludwig; Leigh's Lounge; #leighslounge; #USOpen; #USOpen2016; #Tennis; #SSTennis; #SuperSport; @USOpen; @SuperSportThe 5th seed, Simona Halep from Romania and the 11th seed, Carla Suárez Navarro from Spain got the Ladies fourth round matches underway at the US Open Tennis Championships today.

Playing on Louis Armstrong stadium, it was the first time that the two had faced each other on one of the main courts at a Grand Slam tournament. They had already played 10 previous matches with 5 wins a piece.

Halep needed 1 hour and 38 minutes, some aggression and racquet throwing to defeat the Spaniard in two sets, 6-2 7-5.

She now awaits the result of this evening’s match between World No. 1, Serena Williams and Yaroslava Shvedova to see who her quarter-final opponent will be.

 

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