Former champion Simona Halp said she was playing “tennis” in Wimbledon’s semi-final match against Kazakhstan’s Elena Raibakina on Wednesday.
2019 winners Halp reached the third semi-finals with a comfortable 6-2, 6-4 victory over United States Amanda Anisimova.
Kazakhstan became the first player to reach the Grand Slam semi-finals after defeating Russian-born Raibak and Australia’s Ajla Tomljanovic 4-6, 6-2, 6-3.
“This is really my best tennis,” said Halp, who survived a calf injury last year at Wimbledon.
I’m trying to regain my self-confidence, and it’s good. A.D. The 16th seed of the 2018 French Open champion Anisimova broke the deadlock four times in the match and won in just over an hour.
“It’s great to be back in the semi-finals,” said the former world number one. “I am very emotional now. That means a lot. ”
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The 30-year-old won the match 5-1 at the Center Court earlier in the day.
There was a similar story in the second set, with Halp again leading the way with a 5-1 double break.
Anisimova dug deep and Aleppo got her own break from the game, but the Romanian calmed down to win.
“I had to be strong on my feet – they helped me today,” said Halp, who did not fall at Wimbledon this year.
“I wanted my service too – everything was fine and it ended well.”
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Rybakina came behind to reach the semi-finals of the first Grand Slam by shooting 15 ACs, who finished last eight in 2021.
“It’s amazing. I’m happy to be in the semi-finals. The 23-year-old Moscow international had a tough game.
“I started slowly, I didn’t serve as much.
“I was probably scared. She played very well and was defending well but I tried to focus on my ministry and find my way and I finally found it.
Russia and Belarus have been banned from Wimbledon following the invasion of Ukraine this year.
Rybakina fired five assists in the first set, but 10 of her winners were eliminated by 10 unforced errors.
Stadier Tomljanovich did not take a break.
Rybakina, a native of Moscow, has tripled in the second set.
She took the decisive one and was broken in the seventh game, but she did not make a mistake in capturing another Asse, who won the ninth game.
Halep and Ribeckina have met three times so far, with the Romanian holding a 2-1 margin.
Their most recent clash was at the 2021 US Open, with Halp winning three sets in the third round.
“It’s a big challenge for me. We’ve played a few times before and it was a tough fight,” said Rybakina