Serena Williams, Kei Nishikori and Eugenie Bouchard were among the winners on Day 2 of the Australian Open 2019. Share this. Azarenka’s Melbourne comeback ends in despair. Grand Slam Oval. Grand Slam Oval, 14 January 2019. Photo:Matt King/Getty Images For Tennis Australia. Share this. Grand Slam Oval. Fans at the Grand Slam Oval, 14 January 2019. Photo:Matt King/Getty Images For Tennis Australia. Share this. Grand Slam Oval. Fans at the Grand Slam Oval, 14 January 2019. Photo:Matt King/Getty Images For Tennis Australia. Share this. Grand Slam Oval. Enjoying a drink at the Aperol lounge, Grand Slam Oval, 15 January 2019.
Novak Djokovic (L), Simona Halep (R) © Reuters / Lucy Nicholson | Edgar Su. Number one seeds Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep led the list of big-name winners on the second day of the Australian Open in Melbourne. The second day of play in Australia saw the next set of big-name stars take to the courts for the first time in the tournament, with both the men's and women's top seeds entering the fray. Djokovic kicks off with easy win. © Reuters / Lucy Nicholson. Six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic is aiming for his 15th Grand Slam title as he bids to surpass Pete Sampras in
Serena Williams was the defending champion, but chose not to participate this year, stating that she was not fully fit after giving birth to her daughter in September 2017. Caroline Wozniacki became the first Danish player to win a Grand Slam singles title, defeating Simona Halep in the final, 7–6(7–2), 3–6, 6–4. Wozniacki also regained the WTA no. 1 singles ranking for the first time since 2012. Both finalists saved match points earlier in the tournament: Halep saved three match points against Lauren
Simona Halep sees off 2016 champion Angelique Kerber in a thrilling contest to reach her first Australian Open final. Simona Halep saved two match points on the Kerber serve at 6-5 in the final set. 2018 Australian Open. Dates: 15-28 January Venue: Melbourne Park. Coverage: Watch highlights on BBC Two, the BBC Sport website and app. Live commentary on the best matches on BBC Radio 5 live, 5 live sports extra and online. World number one Simona Halep saw off 2016 champion Angelique Kerber in a thrilling contest to reach her first Australian Open final. The Romanian, twice a French Open runner-up, saved two match points on her way to a 6-3 4-6 9-7 victory.
Simona Halep a avansat in turul doi la Australian Open 2019 dupa o partida extrem de disputata cu Kaia Kanepi. Ocupanta locului 1 in clasamentul WTA s-a impus, marti, in trei seturi, cu scorul de 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-2, luandu-si astfel revansa pentru eliminarea suferita in fata jucatoarei din Estonia in primul tur la US Open 2018. Simona Halep castiga cu mari emotii in primul tur la Australian Open. Simona Halep a avansat in turul doi la Australian Open 2019 dupa o partida extrem de disputata cu Kaia Kanepi. Ocupanta locului 1 in clasamentul WTA s-a impus, marti, in trei seturi, cu scorul de 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-2, luandu-si astfel revansa pentru 15 Ianuarie 201937 comentarii.
Australian Open – Follow the Tennis match between Simona Halep and Sofia Kenin live with Eurosport. The match starts at 00:00 on 17 January 2019. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen. Head-to-head: see historical stats and visit our detailed profiles for Simona Halep vs Sofia Kenin. Get all the latest on Tennis: fixtures, results and tables. Eurosport Player: watch Simona Halep - Sofia Kenin Australian Open in live video. 30. Highlights.
Kanepi knocked Halep out of the first round of the US Open last year. Bludgeoning strokes are again proving fatal for Halep. Deja vu! Krueger, meanwhile, is lighting up the game on Rod Laver, with an extraordinary volley at the net wooing the crowd as he makes life difficult for the Serb at 1-1 in the third. The Australian is seemingly struggling with his right knee. Over on Margaret Court, the No 1 seed Simona Halep is not having it all her own away against Kaia Kanepi. The Romanian has been made to work to hit back to 4-4 in the first. Dominika Cibulkova, meanwhile, will also have to come from behind if she is to reach the second round.
Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki meet in Saturday's Australian Open final with both women hoping to finally win a first Grand Slam title. Caroline Wozniacki (left) has beaten Simona Halep in four of their six WTA meetings. Women's singles final - Australian Open 2018. Venue: Melbourne Park, Australia Date: Saturday, 27 January. Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and the BBC Sport website. Highlights on BBC One from 13:15 GMT. Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki will meet in Saturday's Australian Open final with both women hoping to finally win a first Grand Slam title.
Simona Halep was admitted to the hospital overnight for four hours after playing in the 2018 Australian Open final, according to a report during the ESPN broadcast of the men's final on Sunday. On Saturday, Halep lost to Caroline Wozniacki in three sets after playing for two hours and 50 minutes in extreme heat conditions—on-court temperatures were recorded near 90 degrees Fahrenheit, with high humidity, during the match. Halep was treated for dehydration and exhaustion, and was discharged Sunday morning, "Just reported by @ESPN: Simona Halep went to the hospital overnight for four h
Halep said she was proud of the fight she showed grinding out a 6-7 (2/7), 6-4, 6-2 victory, but conceded it was not the type of performance expected of the top seed and French Open champion. “I’m just happy that I could win,” she said. “Nothing else matters because I’m not at the highest level of my tennis. Related: Former Australian Open champion Azarenka crashes out in first round. The 27-year-old showed no sign of the back injury that ended her season prematurely last year, instead she simply struggled to cope with the Estonian’s powerful groundstrokes. “At one point I didn’t know what to do any more because the ball was coming so strong.
Melbourne [Australia], Jan 15 (ANI): World number one Simona Halep cleared the first hurdle of her campaign at the Australian Open with a thrilling victory over Estonian player Kaia Kanepi at the Margaret Court Arena on Tuesday. Halep rallied from a set down to defeat Kanepi 6-7(2), 6-4, 6-2, booking her spot in the second round. In spite of trailing by a set and a break after losing serve in the third game of the second set, the Romanian bounced back to dominate Kanepi and didn't look back for the rest of the match. "I can take a lot of confidence because it is not easy facing Kaia.
MELBOURNE, Australia — Top-seeded Simona Halep survived a marathon third-round battle with 76th-ranked Lauren Davis on Saturday at the Australian Open, ultimately prevailing, 4-6, 6-4, 15-13, after three hours and 44 minutes. “I’m almost dead,” Halep, a 26-year-old Romanian, said in her on-court interview. “But it’s nice that we could show good tennis.”. Halep saved three match points at 10-11, and she finally served out the match on her fourth try. She had been up a break at 5-4, 6-5 and 8-7 in the third, which lasted two hours and 22 minutes.
Australian Open – Follow the Tennis match between Simona Halep and Kaia Kanepi live with Eurosport. The match starts at 08:00 on 15 January 2019. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen. Head-to-head: see historical stats and visit our detailed profiles for Simona Halep vs Kaia Kanepi. Get all the latest on Tennis: fixtures, results and tables. Eurosport Player: watch Simona Halep - Kaia Kanepi Australian Open in live video. 30. Highlights. *HALEP 1-1 Kanepi: Strong opening service game from the number one seed. Good serving from Halep and the Romanian holds to love. No trouble for her there.
MELBOURNE, Australia - World No.1 Simona Halep hung on by a nail (or two?) to win one of the best and longest matches of the 2018 Australian Open, outlasting an inspired Lauren Davis, 4-6, 6-4, 15-13 to reach the fourth round in front of an enthralled Rod Laver Arena. "I gave everything I had today, and actually, I'm really proud that I could stay there and win it," Halep said in her post-match press conference. "It was not easy at all. She played great." Struggling with an ankle injury since her first round against Destanee Aiava, Halep recovered from a set down and s
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SIMONA HALEP has revealed why she was laughing after saving two match points on her way to the Australian Open final. Simona Halep will meet Caroline Wozniacki in the Australian Open final. Related articles. Australian Open 2018: Simona Halep battles past Angelique Kerber. Caroline Wozniacki reveals she has won money GAMBLING. GETTY. Simona Halep embraces Angelique Kerber at the net. They were the fourth and fifth match points the Romanian has saved this tournament after she withstood three in another remarkable battle against Lauren Davis in round three. On why she was laughing, Halep said: “I smiled. I said ‘maybe I can do it again’, in my mind.