Belinda Bencic reached the semifinals of the WTA 500 tournament in Adelaide by defeating Caroline Garcia 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 in one hour and 55 minutes.
Swiss tennis player Belinda Bencic She notched her third straight win this week at the all-important tournament, eliminating Garbiñe Muguruza in the first round and then managing to knock out Anna Kalinskaya. Tough opponents, before having to measure the woman with the best ranking of the tournament in fourth, Caroline Garcia. It was the second time they faced the Swiss knowing what it was like to win a Grand Slam event on grass at Wimbledon 2018. On that occasion, he defined it in two sets, but this time it had to be in three sets.
Connect to different stages
Bencic, who is twelfth in the WTA rankings this week, started the period facing a difficult game on serve as it took her to second. He solved it and this was the way the series worked wonderfully for him. took it the confidence born in his blows. He forced a lot on a good server like the French woman, who could not find a quiet game at any point. She made two breaks and was close to a third with two break balls but Caroline avoided it. Nevertheless, he settled the vote in the next game with a score of 6-2.
The situation changed a lot in the second set, as the French balanced things a lot as a result of passes. It didn’t cause the Infernal to have so many options and focus was necessary. It was one break point that appeared when Garcia knew how to take advantage of it. That 4-2 helped him get to the finals immediately his serve to put tables electronics.
In the third, the tension was palpable between two tennis players who wanted to make it to the semifinals. It always looked like the Swiss would have another bullet this afternoon in Adelaide. She led at the break, although Caroline equalized through a counter break. It was uttered in the first bars of the set. Equality was confirmed as two authorities took their turn to serve. However, at the moment of truth, Bencic found the trick to charm Garcia and deliver her turn at 4-5 to send the Hellsman into the WTA semi-finals in Adelaide with the first match point.