In full swing no one redirects the ball and creates space quite like quite like Simona Halep. It is poetry in motion from the former world number one and she showed her her full repertoire of shots as she saw off Bianca Andreescu. 9 months ago in Melbourne I remember screaming (inside) watching her play Serena Williams as she played a lot of the match playing tentatively into space instead of thinking about it and going back behind. She did visit that back behind and got some joy off it and if she had that in mind early on could … Continue reading Perfection. No one redirects the ball and creates space quite like Simona Halep!
No matter where she goes the support for Simona Halep is incredible. Her fans flock to wherever she is playing to see her and make a hell of noise. Simona Halep was described as an idol by Bianca Andreescu in the lead up to their first meeting on tour. It was the 19 year old debutant who came out the blocks quicker in this encounter and really set out her game asking questions of the former world number one. During the match Simona Halep had her coach Darren Cahill on court four times during lengthly changeovers with Bianca Andreescu receiving … Continue reading Simona Halep produces a strong comeback saving match point to see off Andreescu!