Hsieh Su-Wei beats No. 1 Simona Halep at Wimbledon
Hsieh Su-Wei beats No. 1 Simona Halep at Wimbledon
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08 July, 2018, 02:27
Top-seeded Simona Halep was derailed by unseeded Su-Wei Hsieh 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 on Saturday, leaving No. 7 Karolina Pliskova as the only top-10 seed standing entering the second week of play at the Grand Slam event - the fewest in a Grand Slam event in the Open era.
Halep, who ended her wait for a major title last month at the French Open, won the first set, had the chance to serve out for the victory and earned match point on her opponent's serve.
When Halep led 4-1 and 5-2 in the final set it looked as though she would live to fight another day but Hsieh broke back and repeated the trick at 5-5 when she landed a sweetly-timed backhand into the corner and Halep could only net.
"This is the first time I have beaten the world number one, it is wonderful", the world number 48, who made her Wimbledon debut in 2006, said.
The Belgian, ranked number 47 in the world, knocked out defending champion Garbine Muguruza in round two.
Nadal, who will remain as world No 1 even if he does not win the tournament because of the victory, will face Fabio Fognini or Jiri Vesely on Monday.
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'It was a positive match against a player who is young with a lot of energy out there, ' Nadal said.
Nadal, with Spain out of the World Cup, was heading to watch England play Sweden.
"I'll go and watch some football - England, it's coming home or not?" he said in reference to a football song which is now being sung, hummed and whistled on nearly every street and in every pub. For the first time in Wimbledon history, none of the top five women's seeds reached the round of 16.
"It's the first time I have been on a court with him and just his presence".
German fourth seed Alexander Zverev, who nearly quit his second round match through illness, faces Latvian qualifier Ernests Gulbis.
Explosive Nick Kyrgios, fresh from a social media row with former women's champion Marion Bartoli after she accused him of squandering his talents, plays Japan's Kei Nishikori.
Nishikori, seeded 24, bids to make the last 16 for a third time and record his 350th career win.
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