Currently Simona Halep from Romania is in the second place of WTA rankings, but with an incredible performance throughout Miami Open tournament she sets her sights for reclaiming the first place. She is out of the first place from 2 months, since Naomi Osaka took the lead.
Halep won against China’s Qiang Wang to seal her place into the semi-finals with a score 6-4, 7-5 . In the first set Halep started strong , never giving a chance for her opponent to close the distance. But in the start of the second set Wang builded up a lead of 5-1. After the slump in her performnace Halep bounced back and won 6 straight games to seal her victory.
“Playing again in the semi-finals is going to be a big challenge. And maybe I can do my best result here and play in the final,” Halep said in an on-court interview. “It’s going to be a big match in the next round.If I play well, if I play my best tennis, I have a better chance to become number one again,” said Halep. “But it’s not in my mind. I just want to find my rhythm, to find my level and just play as good as possible.”