United States
Hide

Halep crashes out to teen Anisimova at French Open

(CNN)Amanda Anisimova once said she would have chosen to become a surgeon if not a tennis player. You could describe her stunning upset of defending champion Simona Halep at the French Open on Thursday as clinical. The 17-year-old American became the youngest tournament semifinalist in 13 years when with surgical precision she coolly dispatched Halep 6-2 6-4 in an hour and eight minutes on Philippe Chatrier court, a result that left open the possibility of an all-teen women's grand slam final for the first time since 1999. That's because Marketa Vondrousova, 19, meets Johanna Konta in the other semifinal Friday."I really can't believe the result today," Anisimova told reporters. "Getting the opportunity to play against Simona, that's amaz ...
Top
Bottom