Simona Halep v Shelby Rogers Live
World no. 2 Simona Halep will take on the American qualifier Shelby Rogers, in the third round of the US Open 2015 on Saturday afternoon in New York.
Halep continued her terrific start at the Flushing Meadows by moving past the Ukrainian Kateryna Bondarenko in straight sets 6-3, 6-4. Rogers too gave a decent performance in her round two match against the Japanese qualifier Kurumi Nara, whom she defeated 6-4, 6-4. This is the first time this season that the American has managed to reach the third round on the tour. Placed more than 150 places below Halep, she has spent most of her time this year in unsuccessful attempts to move past the initial stages. She also played in a couple of ITF events, but didn’t have much luck there. Halep on the other hand is hungry for her maiden Grand Slam title this year. Her US Open series was a fantastic one, having emerged as the runner-up in Rogers Cup, and following this with winning the Cincinnati Masters.
She has an excellent record on the hard surface, having won the Indian Wells earlier this year. For this game, I will have to go with Halep, owing to her immense experience and great form.
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Posted: 6th September 2015
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