The third racket of the world, Romanian Simona Halep, beat Slovenian Polona Hercog, who occupying the 93rd place in the WTA rating, with a score of 5/7, 7/6 (1), 6/2 in the third round of the Miami tournament.
The meeting lasted 2 hours and 49 minutes. During this time, the 27-year-old Halep performed one ace, made a mistake twice when serving and sold four break points, and the 28-year-old Hercog served right through six times, made three double mistakes and made three breaks.
Now the score in personal meetings was 1: 1. In the fourth round of the Miami Open competition, Haler faces off against American Venus Williams.