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WTA Italian Open Semifinals Recap
Simona Halep and Karolina Pliskova would secure a final between the top-two tournament players, the top-seeded doubles team would dominate, and much more at the Italian Open.
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WTA Italian Open Semifinals Results
Simona Halep (1) vs. Garbine Muguruza (9)
In the first match of the day, a showdown between the World No. 2 and the World No. 17, Simona Halep and Garbine Muguruza would go the distance to decide a finalist.
In the opening set of their match, Halep would dominate, breaking Muguruza’s serve three times before eventually taking the set 6-3.
In the second set, down 2-4, Muguruza would respond by winning four consecutive games, two on Halep’s serve and one at love, to take the set 6-4 and force a third set.
In the third set, Halep would win the first four games in a row to take a commanding 4-0 lead. And, despite a comeback attempt from Muguruza, Halep would hold on to win the set 6-4 and the match 6-3, 4-6, 6-4.
Marketa Vondrousova (12) vs. Karolina Pliskova (2)
In the second semifinal match, the 2019 Champion, Karolina Pliskova, would have her way with the twelfth-seeded Marketa Vondrousova.
In the opening set, Pliskova would get two breaks of Vondrousova’s serve to take the set 6-2. In the second set, she would get three breaks, while being broken twice, to take the set 6-4 and the match 6-2, 6-4.
S.Hsieh / B.Strycova (1) vs. A.Friedsam / R.Olaru
In the women’s doubles championship, the top-seeded duo of Su-Wei Hsieh and Barbora Strycova would dominate the team of Anna-Lena Friedsam and Raluca Olaru.
In the first set of their match, Hsieh and Strycova would break their opponents’ serve twice to take the set 6-2. In the second set, they would get three breaks to take the set 6-2 and the match 6-2, 6-2.
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