romanian player now 24 titles in his recordIn which Roland Garros 2018 and Wimbledon 2019 titles also shine and this victory will allow them to return to the group. ten best tennis players in the world, It will be at number six in the rankings starting this Monday.
He needed to bring out his best competitive version to finish Hadad Maya, who beat the polish har switechNo. 1 in the world on her way to this final.
Brazilian born in Rio de Janeiro in 1996, is a hero of vertical development and It dropped from 183 to 24th in the rankings in one year. However, he saw the dream of adding Canada’s title to his record vanish after Birmingham and Nottingham.
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Haddad Maiya started off well, becoming the first Brazilian to beat the current world No. 1 in this tournament. He survived 3-0 with Break Advantage, but Halep reacted stronglywith a streak of six consecutive games With which he won the first set 6-3.
Haddad Maiya had the quality of not letting himself be conditioned by his slump and was able to fight from scratch again in the second set, opening Halep’s serve in the first and third games. For a solid 6-2.
In an effort to calm down and regain concentration, Halep went to the locker room, while in the stands, more and more Brazilian flags were chanted in favor of Haddad Maia. and romanian who was fighting the 18th WTA Finals of her careerWeighed in on my superior experience at the crucial moment.
He canceled two break balls in the first game and took his opponent’s serve in the second and fourth games, going downhill on his way to the title. He sentenced the duel 6–3 after a two-hour and 16-minute fight and celebrated his third crown in Canada.
After living 2021 weighed down by injuries, Halep won the 2022 title after the WTA 250 in Melbourne. He also avenged his defeat on the grass in the semi-finals of the Birmingham tournament earlier this year. He now has a 3-1 balance in the precedents with Brazil.
Both Halep and Haddad Maiya will reappear at the WTA 1,000 in Cincinnati next week, the last tournament in the category before the US Open, starting August 29.