Top Ad unit 728 × 90

Simona Halep crashes out of Australian Open in shock first-round loss to Shelby Rogers

George BellshawHalep crashes out of Australian Open in shock first-round loss to Rogers
Halep is out AFP/Getty Images)
Fourth seed Simona Halep has crashed out of the Australian Open after suffering a surprise first-round defeat to American Shelby Rogers.
The Romanian was tipped by many to be one of the favourites to win the tournament but suffered a 6-3 6-1 defeat to the world No. 52.
Halep went out at the same stage in 2016, after a shock loss to qualifier Zhang Shuai, and 2017 was no different for the world No. 4, who was struggling with a knee problem in the Rod Laver Arena.
At the end of the first set, Halep called the trainer and she never looked at her best.
Rogers will go on to face either Ashleigh Barty or Annika Beck.

Elsewhere, Jeremy Chardy moved into the second round after Nicolas Almagro retired when 4-0 down in the first set, while Olympic gold medallist Monica Puig cruised past Patricia Maria Tig 6-0 6-1.
Simona Halep crashes out of Australian Open in shock first-round loss to Shelby Rogers Reviewed by Chidinma C Amadi on 11:39 PM Rating: 5

No comments:

Kogonuso © All Rights Reserved!

Contact Form

Name

Email *

Message *

Powered by Blogger.