The Romanian tennis player and number five in the world, Simona Halep, has been eliminated this Monday from the Beijing tournament, when she fell to the Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova, who won 6-3, 6-3.
They continue ahead the third seed, the Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, who will measure the Dutch Kiki Bertens; the Canadian, Bianca Andreescu; and the Swiss Belinda Bencic, who fulfilled their commitments in the Chinese tournament with victory.
On the men’s side, the German Alexander Zverev, sixth in the ATP, advanced to the eighth, who defeated the American Frances Tiafoe (6-3, 6-2); while the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov fell, before a Russian Andrey Rublev, who won 6-2, 7-5.
The Argentine Pablo Cuevas, the Chilean Cristian Garín have been eliminated in their respective matches, falling to the British Cameron Norrie, 7-6 (5), 1-0 and retired, and the Russian Karen Khachanov, 6-2 and 7 -6 (7). EFE