Three to See, Rome Semis: Isner-Zverev; will Muguruza and Halep meet?
Friday 19 May 2017 19:59
Simona Halep vs. Kiki Bertens We’ve been wondering which WTA contenders might begin to round into form as the French Open approaches, but few of us had Bertens being one of them. Maybe we should have. She reached the semifinals in Paris last year, and she beat Daria Gavrilova on Friday to reach the semis in Rome this weekend. But there she’ll face a woman who has been even sharper of late; Halep has parlayed her title in Madrid into another deep run in Rome. Bertens will have the advantage in terms of power and physicality, but when Halep turns things around, she usually keeps them turned for a few weeks, or longer. Winner: Halep Alexander Zverev vs. John Isner Facing Isner is a rite of passage