Simona Halep Reached Quarter Finals in Dubai Open

World number 2 and 2015 Dubai Tennis Championships winner Simona Halep won in style, 23 ranking Lesia Tsurenko in 16th round to qualify for quarter finals with Swiss player, 45th seed Belinda Bencic.

Simona Halep in round 16 of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
Simona qualified for quarter finals after beating Lesia Tsurenko in straight sets 6 – 3, 7 – 5
Lesia Tsurenko facing Simona Halep in round 16 Dubai Duty Free Tennis h=Championship
23rd ranking Ukrainian player Lesia Tsurenko is not a match for 2nd seed Simona Halep, as she fell in straight sets.

She made it in straight sets 6 – 3, 7 – 5, the Romanian yet to lose a set in her two rounds so far. Halep is lost to Belgian Elise Mertens, settle to runner up last week in Qatar Open held in Doha, Qatar,

Confident Simona Halep during her pre quarter final match at Dubai
Romanian player is in high level of confident mood on her way to quarter finals on Thursday in Dubai “I feel close to my highest level,”

Simona Halep expressed her confident mindset in a media conference  held immediately after the pre quarter final match with Tsurenko, “My mindset now is just to finish the points as quick as possible. I’m trying to be more aggressive.” Further she mentioned “I’m more relaxed. I don’t put pressure on myself. Also, I have no expectations. When I feel that, I play better.” She feels “I feel close to my highest level,”


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