Simona Halep ‘almost dead’ after saving three match points to survive Australian Open epic

Simona Halep ‘almost dead’ after saving three match points to survive Australian Open epic
 

Simona Halep was forced to save three match points as she survived a major scare against the USA’s Lauren Davis in a match that lasted just short of four hours on Rod Laver Arena.
The world No. 1 recovered from a set down and survived a stunning 142-minute final set to beat her opponent 4-6 6-4 15-13 in a match that equalled the women’s singles Australian Open record for longest match in terms of games played.
Remarkably, Halep entered the contest with an ankle problem, sustained in her first-round match, and she admitted she couldn’t ‘feel it any more’ after limping through one of the... read more

 
20 January 2018 in Sport, Views: 42
Source: Metro
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