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Simona Halep vs. Caroline Garcia 2018 Rome Masters Tennis Pick, Preview, Odds, Prediction

3 days ago   |   By Sportschatplace

Simona Halep and Caroline Garcia meet in the quarterfinals of the 2018 tennis Rome Masters.
Simona Halep is coming off a walkover win over Madison Keys. The American was forced to retire from the third round match due to a right rib injury. Halep has now played just 13 games to get to this point, giving her a major rest advantage over the rest of the field. As if Halep winning 20 of her last 26 played sets on clay court wasn't enough, she now has almost zero wear and tear as she looks for her fourth career semifinal appearance in the Italian Open. Halep has to be the clear favorite to win...
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Halep gets walkover to Rome quarters as Keys withdraws with rib injury

3 days ago   |   By TheScore

ROME - Simona Halep's hold on the No. 1 ranking received a boost when American opponent Madison Keys withdrew from their third-round match at the Italian Open on Thursday due to a right rib injury. Halep needed to reach the quarterfinals and progress further than No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki to hold onto the top spot, and she accomplished the first task. Wozniacki was facing 15th-seeded Anastasija Sevastova in a late match on the red clay of the Foro Italico. Keys also withdrew from the doubles competition, where she was partnered with Venus Williams. Last year in Rome, Halep rolled her ankle...
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