Bucharest, Aug 14 /Agerpres/ - Top seed Romanian tennis player Simona Halep on Friday soared into the women's singles semi-finals at the 202,250-USD WTA Prague Open tennis tournament after defeating Poland's Magdalena Frech with 6-2 6-0. World number two Halep, 28, prevailed in just 59 minutes over Polish lucky loser Magdalena Frech, 22, world's number 174.
Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, the top seed, qualified with difficulty, on Thursday, for the quarterfinals of the WTA tournament in Prague, with total prizes of 202,250 US dollars, after defeating Czech Barbora Krejcikova, 3-6, 7-5, 6-2.
Romanian tennis player Ana Bogdan on Tuesday qualified for the round of sixteen of the WTA tournament in Prague, equipped with prizes worth 202,250 US dollars, after defeating Australian Storm Sanders, 6-1, 6-1. Ana Bogdan (27 years old, WTA's 92) defeated Sanders (26, WTA's 275) in 1 hour and 16 minutes.
Dominic Thiem defeated Filip Krajinovic 2-1 in sets in the final of the Adria Tour and became the champion at Dorcol.
He says that the trophy was not his main motivation for coming to Belgrade and noted that he had a great time, extending gratitude to Novak Djokovic, his family and other organizers.
Adria Tour was launched in Belgrade on Friday, June 12, and the organizer is Novak Djokovic, hosting the players like Zverev, Tim, Dimitrov, and even Jelena Jankovic.
The first matches were played on Friday, the audience had a great time, but not everyone had a positive opinion about the whole event, especially the American journalist Ben Rothenberg.
Novak Djokovic, world no.1 tennis player, managed to gather tennis world stars such as Dominic Tim, Alexander Zverev and Grigor Dimitrov, who will participate in a humanitarian tournament over the weekend.
The grand opening was a real spectacle.
The tennis players held a press conference, and then headed to the courts, where a mixed doubles was played.
The Serbian tennis player talked about the upcoming spectacle of the Adria tour, which will be held in Belgrade, Zadar, Banja Luka and Podgorica.
"I am very pleased to announce Jelena Jankovic's return to the tennis court after more than two years," Djokovic said.
After that, Jankovic briefly joined the program via a video call and said: