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Madrid Open Quarterfinals 2022 Live: Ons Jabeur brushes aside Simona Halep challenge 6-3, 6-2 to book semifinals spot

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Madrid Open Quarterfinals 2022: Halep vs Jabeur LIVE- Ons Jabeur thrashed two-time Grand Slam winner Simona Halep 6-3, 6-2 in the quarterfinals of Madrid Open. With the win, the Tunisian entered the semifinals and is likely to face the winner between Amanda Anisimova and Ekaterina Alexandrova in the semifinals. Follow all the IPL 2022 live updates on InsideSport.IN

Madrid Open Quarterfinals 2022 Live: Ons Jabeur brushes aside Simona Halep challenge 6-3, 6-2 to book semifinals spot

The victory puts Jabeur into her second WTA 1000 semifinal following Indian Wells 2021, and her second semifinal in her past three tournaments after reaching the Charleston final a month ago.

The Tunisian’s record on hard courts across the first three months of the year, which were hampered by a back injury that forced her out of the Australian Open, was 8-5; since the WTA Tour moved to clay, she has gone 10-2 and counting.

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Despite a strong start, she played out her most error-prone game of the match to drop serve at 1-1 in the first set. Trailing 2-1, she quickly bounced back with a four-game run to win the set 6-2.

In the second set too Jabeur looked in complete control with her effective dropshots and sealed the crucial hold to lead the set 4-2. She then won her Halep struggled with both her forehand and backhand shots and that proved to be detrimental in the contest as she bowed out of the tournament.

Madrid Open Quarterfinals 2022 Live: Ons Jabeur brushes aside Simona Halep challenge 6-3, 6-2 to book semifinals spot

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