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Simona Halep – Mariana Nastasja Schunk 6-4, 1-6, 6-1, in round 1 of Roland Garros
The German started the match like a cannon and quickly led 3-0. After tying at 4, Simona Halep won her first set, but the second started like the first, with a quick 3-0 for the Romanian.
The German immediately made it 5-0 and won the set 6-1. In the decisive act, Halep gave Schunk no chance. He highlighted his forehand, with which he often scored, but he also put his opponent on the counterattack many times.
Halep served much better and ended the match with an ace, the fifth. Thus, the 2018 Roland Garros champion qualified for round 2, where she will beat the Chinese Qinwen Zheng (74th place WTA).
LIVE TEXT Simona Halep – Mariana Nastasja Schunk 6-4, 1-6, 6-1, in round 1 of Roland Garros
UPDATE 21:49: Simona Halep – Nastasija Schunk 6-4, 1-6, 6-1. Game, set and match for Simona, which ends with an ace, the fifth in this game, which lasted one hour and 48 minutes.
UPDATE 21:44: Simona Halep – Nastasija Schunk 6-4, 1-6, 5-0. Simona scores beautifully with the crosshand forehand, then ends the point with a counterattack effect.
UPDATE 21:35: Simona Halep – Nastasija Schunk 6-4, 1-6, 3-0. The decisive act looks completely different from the previous set. Halep seems to focus better and gives his opponent too many chances to attack decisively.
UPDATE 21:17: Simona Halep – Nastasija Schunk 6-4, 1-6. Even though Simona showed signs of coming back with those “trademark” backhands, Schunk simply played masterfully. The decisive set follows.
UPDATE 21:07: Simona Halep – Nastasija Schunk 6-4, 0-4. It’s unbelievable what’s going on in the field.
UPDATE 21:03: Simona Halep – Nastasija Schunk 6-4, 0-3. Total show made by the two players. Even though Simona put short and managed superb shots, Schunk returns spectacularly and is already 3-0 in the second act, just like in the first set.
UPDATE 20:43: Simona Halep – Nastasija Schunk 6-4. Spectacular return of Simona, who serves very well and takes the first set.
UPDATE time 20:32: Simona Halep – Nastasija Schunk 4-4. Halep earns his job after he also breaks.
UPDATE at 20:17: Simona Halep – Nastasija Schunk 1-3. Finally, Simona’s first game, which is no longer wrong.
UPDATE time 20:14: Simona Halep – Nastasija Schunk 0-3. Another very good game made by the German leads the score to a surprising 0-3.
UPDATE 20:09: Surprising start for the 18-year-old girl, who breaks and is 2-0 after 3 minutes.
UPDATE 20:01: The match begins. Nastasija Schunk serves first.
UPDATE 19:55: The players go out to warm up.
UPDATE: Finally, the game will start around 20:00.
UPDATE: Ilie Năstase and Nadia Comănesci watch Simona’s match from the stands. Fans assaulted them with requests for atographs and pictures.
UPDATE: Another postponement for 19:25.
UPDATE: Simona’s match would start around 19:00.
Simona Halep – Mariana Nastasja Schunk LIVE TEXT, in the first round of Roland Garros
In the “Simonne-Mathieu” arena, not before 15:30, Simona Halep will play her first match at Roland Garros 2022.
Schunk will play for the first time on the main board at Roland Garros, from the position of “lucky loser”. The young sportswoman from Germany lost in the third round of qualifications.
Simona won at Roland Garros in 2018 and played two more finals, in 2014 and 2017. The sportswoman from Constanța is the second favorite of the specialists to win this year’s edition.
Roland Garros 2022 | Simona Halep found out who she can play with in the second round
If he passes the first round at Roland Garros, Simona Halep he will face the Chinese woman Qinwen Zheng (19 years old, 74th place WTA).
On Monday, Qinwen Zheng defeated Belgian Maryna Zanevska (62nd place WTA) 6-3, 6-1.
Simona Halep and Qinwen Zheng faced each other once again in the WTA circuit, this year, at Melbourne Summer Set 1. The Romanian won 6-3, 6-2, in the semifinals, live on Digi Sport.
Golden chance for Simona Halep at Roland Garros and Wimbledon
Simona Halep is the only player in the WTA Top 20 who enjoys a favorable situation this season, before two Grand Slam tournaments: Roland Garros (May 22 – June 5) and Wimbledon (June 27 – July 10).
Simona Halep has no defense at either Roland Garros or Wimbledon, as she did not participate in these tournaments in 2021.
The 2021 champion at the French Open is the Czech Barbora Krejcikova. The current WTA world leader, the Polish Iga Swiatek, lost in the eighth round in 2021.
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