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Halep thrashes Anisimova to set up Rybakina semi

Simona Halep beat Amanda Anisimova 6-2 6-4 on Centre Courtroom to achieve the final 4 on the All England Membership; Halep is {playing} at Wimbledon for the primary time since successful the match in 2019; she faces No 17 seed Elena Rybakina in final 4, after the Kazakh beat Ajla Tomljanovic

Final Up to date: 06/07/22 3:05pm

Simona Halep is through to the last four at Wimbledon Simona Halep is through to the last four at Wimbledon

Simona Halep is thru to the final 4 at Wimbledon

Simona Halep continued her flawless return to Wimbledon by thrashing Amanda Anisimova to achieve the semi-finals.

Halep, who’s {playing} on the All England Membership for the primary time since triumphing in 2019, romped to a 6-2 6-4 victory over the twentieth seeded American to arrange a last-four assembly with Elena Rybakina, who got here from behind to beat Ajla Tomljanovic.

The 2-time Grand Slam champion appeared set to inflict a fair heavier defeat over Anisimova, earlier than a late rally from the 20-year-old nearly noticed her come again from 5-1 down within the second set.

“It is nice to be again within the semi-finals,” Halep stated on courtroom after her victory. “I am very emotional proper now. It means so much. I performed a tricky opponent at the moment – she might crunch the ball ultimately.”

Halep was unable to defend her title when the match was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, and missed out final yr with a calf harm, however has picked up proper the place she left off three years in the past, advancing to the final 4 with out dropping a set.

Amanda Anisimova cut a frustrated figure for much of her defeat Amanda Anisimova cut a frustrated figure for much of her defeat

Amanda Anisimova lower a pissed off determine for a lot of her defeat

“Positively that is my greatest tennis,” Halep added.

“I struggled so much final yr and now I’m simply attempting to construct my confidence again, tennis is right here, so I simply should consider. I began to do this and it feels good.”

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