Johanna Konta going to face Venus Williams after upsets Simona Halep
Posted onNovember 8, 2015
Late Wednesday must become a disappointing moment for Simona Halep since Johanna Konta upsets her in the Wuhan Open. By winning 6-3, 3-6, and 7-5, Johanna Konta goes to the quarterfinals of this Wuhan Open. Konta who is in the 66th ranking in the world when came to this Wuhan tournament, play well by winning her last six games and then she can meet Venus Williams, the number 11 of tennis player world ranked, in the quarterfinals.
According to Konta, she said that it was a kind of very tough game since it was a game which is finished after two hours and seventeen minutes. She also praised her opponent, Simona, that she actually played an amazing tennis in some parts and Konta added that Simona must be not in her best feeling. Konta also told us that she was really excited to be able to get a really great chance in her career which she created it by herself.
On the other side, Konta’s quarterfinal opponent, Venus Williams, has beaten a Spain tennis player, Carla Suarez Navarro by 6-3 and 6-4. After the game, Williams said that she may had a luck since she believed that Navarro may missed her several shots in that day and then it can give her some openings and finally she seems to win the game easily.As both of Williams and Konta has beaten their competitor, they will meet each other in the next quarterfinal of Wuhan Open for the first time.
In the other games, Roberta Vinci had a great deal by beating the defending champion and also the third-seeded, Petra Kvitova by 7-6 3, 6-2 in the first day of upset. Then this number fifteenth of world ranked and Italian tennis player will face Karolina Pliskova, the eight-seeded, that before has defeated an Ukrainian tennis player, Elina Svitolina by 2-6, 6-4, and 6-4.
According to Vinci, playing tennis with Petra is always tough. She said that Petra is actually an incredible and amazing tennis player especially since she is the defending champion who became the winner last year in Wuhan Open. However, she believed that she played a great match with Petra. Petra certainly played really well in the few games at the beginning, as a result Vinci did not want to think about how well that Petra played and tried to focus.
Meanwhile, there are also other games which have their own champion. The fifth-seeded who is Spanish tennis player, Garbine Muguruza finally beat down Ana Ivanovic, the ninth-seeded by 4-6, 6-1, and 6-0. Next, Muguruza will meet someone who has beaten Kristina Mladenovic by 6-4 and 6-2, Anna Karolina Schmiedlova. Then, the Italian player, Camila Giorgi was leading for 6-2 when Belinda Bencic, her opponent retired in the last match. Now, Giorgi plays sixt-seeded with Angelique Kerber, a Germany player.
For the players which can go to the next quarterfinal should be prepare themselves again to meet a new opponent that more nasty and hungry of victory. Then, for Johanna, it will be a kind of challenge to face Venus Williams who is one of the best in the field.