Halep reaches China Open tennis semis

Halep reaches China Open tennis semis

I try just to not think too much about that, to stop thinking, because you feel the pressure when you're thinking too much.

Halep ensured she would replace Spaniard Garbiñe Muguruza, who retired ill from the tournament earlier this week, at the summit of the rankings with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Ostapenko at the Olympic Green Tennis Center.

Simona Halep of Romania celebrates after being presented with a bouquet in the shape of the number "1", after surging to world number one by winning her women's singles semifinal match against Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing on October 7, 2017.

From 1-1 deuce on Sharapova's serve, the Romanian would reel off 10 of the next 11 points en route to powering her way to a commanding one-set advantage.

The scenarios stated a final for Halep would make her the new World No 1 should Svitolina not reach the decider. "I'm already happy. I love these big matches anyway, so I will do my best tomorrow". It's the best moment in my life and I want just to keep it.

The mercurial Latvian bested Sorana Cirstea 6-4 6-4 in an error-strewn quarter-final that saw both players struggling to hold serve.

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Garcia came through a grueling contest that stretched for three hours and 21 minutes against world number three Elina Svitolina of Ukraine in the day's final match.

French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia qualified for the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore with a 6-3 7-5 win over Australia's Samantha Stosur in round two.

"She was hitting the ball consistently, not making a lot of unforced errors, her service percentage was quite high".

French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko beat Sam Stosur 6-3 7-5 in the second round and qualified for her maiden appearance at the WTA Finals later this month.

The last Premier Mandatory event of the season has turned into a place of retribution Halep who cast out some of her recent demons.

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