Halep 6-2 5-4 Nara - Well done Nara - she holds to 30, but now the real work starts.
Simona Halep - Kurumi Nara
Wimbledon women - 3 July 2018
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Halep 6-2 5-3 Nara - It's taken a while but Halep is playing nicely now. I'd not be surprised to see her break for the match...
Halep 6-2 4-2 Nara - Halep now has the break of serve early in the second set and this one could be wrapped up fairly quickly if she can keep her opponent on the back foot. It certainly looks as though this is Halep's now.
Halep 6-2 Nara - The top seed takes the opening set and is asserting her dominance now as she ensures Nara cannot force her way back into it at all. This one could be over fairly quickly unless the Japanese player can step up in a big way.
Halep 2-2 Nara - Nara is quickly back into this set.Halep treated herself to some time off after winning in Paris - it might take her a while to get back into things.
Halep 2-0 Nara - Simona Halep, French Open champion - what a pleasure it is to type that - is on Centre, and breaks at the first time of asking. I'm not sure she's quite ready to win Wimbledon, but I'm very sure she won't win just the one Major.