The first racket of the world, Romanian Simona Halep, prevailed over American Sofia Kenin, who occupies the 37th place in the WTA ranking, with 6/3, 6/7 (5), 6/4 in the second round of the Australian Open.
The meeting lasted 2 hours and 31 minutes. During this time, the 27-year-old Halep made nine aces, five breaks and one double mistake, and the 20-year-old Kenin once filed right through, implemented two break points and made two double mistakes.
Previously, athletes with each other have not met. The next rival Halep in Melbourne will be an American Venus Williams.