Kill the candidates in the WTA 1000 on hard courts in Montreal! Two former Canadian Championship winners quickly called out their dreams of winning the title.

Łukasz Iwanek

Simona Halep

Getty Images/Minas Panagiotakis/Pictured: Simona Halep

Simona Halep (WTA 13) scored in the Canadian event final in 2015 and won titles in 2016 and 2018. This time she was eliminated after the first match. Roman lost 6:2, 4:6, 4:6 with Daniel Collins (WTA 28). There were 44 break points in the match that lasted two hours and 55 minutes. Both players were 22 years old and scored seven breaks. The American scored another three points (114-111). This was the second meeting of these tennis players. Halep won the first round of the 2014 US Open in three sets.

Elena Suitolina (WTA 5) triumphed in Canada in 2017. She soon missed out on another title. The Ukrainian surrendered 6:3, 3:6, 2:6 to Juna Konsi (WTA 5). Within two hours and 11 minutes, both players scored eight break points. The British surrendered twice and took four breaks.

Contin’s next challenger is Cori Gauff (WTA 24). The American was leading 5-0 with Anastazga Potapova (WTA 100), when the Russian drew. In the quarter-finals, Collins will face Jessica Pegula (WTA 30), who defended 10 of 14 break points and won 1:6, 6:3, 6:2 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (WTA 17), who reached this year’s Roland Garros final. . .

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Ons Jabeur (WTA 22) won 2:6, 6:3, 6:4 with Daria Kasatkina (WTA 27). The Russian was leading 5:0 in the first set, but Tunisia eventually recovered from 2:6, 0:2. Kasatkina reached the final in San Jose last week which she lost to Danielle Collins. The tennis player from Togliatti won two titles this year (Philip Island Cup in Melbourne, Petersburg). In June in Birmingham, Jaber scored her first WTA Tour victory. In the third round, he will face Canadian defender Bianca Andreescu.

Camila Giorgi (WTA 71) beat Nadia Podroska (WTA 38) 6:2, 6:4. In 89 minutes, the Italian scored 21 of 28 points with her first pass. She’s been broken twice, and she herself used five of the 11 break points. Giorgi will play against Czech Petra Kvitova in the quarter-finals.

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Second round of singles:

Anas Jaber (Tunisia 13) beat Daria Kasatkina (Russia) 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
Corey Gauff (USA, 15) – Anastazga Potapova (Russia, Q) 5-0 and retired.
Johanna Konta (Great Britain) beat Elina Svitolina (Ukraine, 3) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.
Danielle Collins (USA) beat Simona Halep (Romania 6/WC) 2-6, 6-4, 6-4
Jessica Pegula (US) beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Russia, 10) 1:6, 6:3, 6:2
Camila Giorgi (Italy) beat Nadia Podroska (Argentina) 6-2, 6-4

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