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Halep edges tight match with Sasnovich

Halep edges tight match with Sasnovich
By Eurosport

01/07/2019 at 12:09Updated 01/07/2019 at 15:56

Simona Halep edged a tight match with Aliaksandra Sasnovich to reach the second round at Wimbledon.

The Romanian No 7 seed got off to a flying start, breaking the Belarussian in the first game, which proved enough for her to take the first set 6-4.

However, there were five breaks of serve in the second set, which resulted in the world No 36 having a point to take the encounter to a third set.

But Halep saved the break before breaking herself at 5-5 and then clinching the match in the next game.

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Halep will now face either compatriot Mihaela Buzarnescu or Jessica Pegula in the next round.

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