Simona Halep beats Belinda Bencic to reach final

Simona Halep proceeded with her offer to recover the world number one positioning by beating Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic to achieve the Madrid Open last.

The world number three defeated a second-set fightback from eighteenth positioned Bencic to win 6-2 6-7 (2-7) 6-0.

Romania’s Halep, 27, will surpass Naomi Osaka at the highest point of the rankings in the event that she wins the title.

She will play either Kiki Bertens or Sloane Stephens – who she beat in a year ago’s French Open last – on Saturday.

Halep has achieved the Madrid last multiple times in her vocation and won the title in 2016 and 2017.

Bencic, who beat Japan’s Osaka in the quarter-finals, had won her previous two gatherings against Halep.

Be that as it may, Halep, who portrays dirt as her preferred surface, was predominant in the last set.

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