Monica Niculescu News
Monica Niculescu stopped in the third round of the WTA tournament in Miami, with a total of $ 7,972,535 on Saturday, dropping 6-7 (1), 6-3, 4-0 for US Sloane Stephens. It was a real tour of force for our representative, who played five matches in recent days in Florida.
The US Open champion was forced after two hours and 32 minutes. After an excellent first set, Monica succumbed, easily and easily, to being tormented in the decisive and an injury. Everything, in the context in which, from the qualifiers, the sportsman from Slatina evolved almost daily.
“It was a real torture for Monica Niculescu, the sportsman who played the fifth game of the week. She came from Miami qualification, winning at Lottner, Wickmayer, Rybarikova and Putintseva,” WTA Insider notes.
Stephens (25), number 12, now has 3-1 in direct matches with Niculescu (30 years, 70 WTA).
Niculescu, coming out of qualifications, chose $ 47,170 and 95 WTA points.
Also Saturday, Simona Halep, the world’s number one, was defeated in the third round by Polish Agnieszka Radwanska in three sets with 3-6, 6-2, 6-3.