The third racket of the world, Romanian Simona Halep, beat Briton Johanna Konta, who occupies the 41st line of the WTA rating, with a score of 7/5, 6/1 in the second round of the tournament in Madrid.
The match lasted 1 hour and 28 minutes. During this time, 27-year-old Halep performed one ace, made a mistake once when serving and sold five break points, and her British peer from Britain filed a double, made two double mistakes and made two breaks.
Previously, the score in personal meetings was 3: 3. In the third round of the Mutua Madrid Open competition, Halep will face off with Slovak Victoria Kuzmova.