Simona Halep took on Veronika Kudermetova of Russia in the third round of the Australian Open 2021. Halep entered as the favorite for this match. However, like every player who makes it this far Kudermetova did her best to continue her campaign. However, it was not enough as this match was won by Simona Halep 6-1, 6-3.
Halep wins in straight-sets
The first set started off with both players giving their best. It was a tight tie at 1-1 but Halep was able to take the lead making it 3-1. She carried that momentum to make it 4-1. She then took the set with a score of 6-1.
By the second set, Halep had impressive stats with four aces. The Russian seemed to be lagging behind. But she managed to get a leg up on Halep with 3-2 on the score But Halep through her volleys and service got back in the lead 5-3. She took the set 6-3.
In the post match interview, She told that it was tough playing her opponent as it was their first meeting.When asked about her opponent she said that she is confident and she will do her best.