French Open: Halep Eases Into Second RoundAfrican News, Featured, Latest News, Sports Sunday, September 27th, 2020
(AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Top seed and former champion Simona Halep swept into the French Open second round on Sunday with a 6-4, 6-0 victory over Spanish world number 70 Sara Sorribes Tormo.
Second-ranked Halep, who won the 2018 title, trailed 4-2 under the roof on Court Philippe Chatrier but claimed the final 10 games to progress in 82 minutes.
The Romanian will meet compatriot Irina-Camelia Begu or Switzerland’s Jil Teichmann for a place in the third round.
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