Italian Open LIVE: Danielle Collins defeats Simona Halep in straight sets to enter third round at Italian Open for the first time

Italian Open LIVE: Seventh seed Danielle Collins powered past former World No.1 Simona Halep of Romania 7-6(1), 6-3 in the second round…

Italian Open LIVE: Former World No.1 Simona Halep faces Danielle Collins challenge in second round of Italian Open - Follow Halep vs Collins LIVE updates
Italian Open LIVE: Former World No.1 Simona Halep faces Danielle Collins challenge in second round of Italian Open - Follow Halep vs Collins LIVE updates

Italian Open LIVE: Seventh seed Danielle Collins powered past former World No.1 Simona Halep of Romania 7-6(1), 6-3 in the second round of the Italian Open on Wednesday night. With the victory, Collins entered the third round at Italian Open for the first time in her career. Follow InsideSport.IN for more updates. 

Italian Open LIVE: Danielle Collins defeats Simona Halep in straight sets to enter third round at Italian Open for the first time

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2022 Australian Open finalist Collins improved to 2-1 lifetime against former Rome champion Halep after just over two hours of play.

“Simona is someone that I’ve looked up to for a long time, somebody that I really admire as a competitor, as an athlete,” Collins said after her win. “I felt like today kind of worked in my favor because I know her game so well from watching a lot.”

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“I had to come out and play really aggressive and be consistent at the same time, because she’s relentless, she gets everything back. I just had to be really patient. There were times I was a little up and down with my serving, so I kind of made some adjustments, and just tried to be not too hard on myself.”

Italian Open LIVE: Danielle Collins defeats Simona Halep in straight sets to enter third round at Italian Open for the first time

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