Wimbledon 2018 Women’s Women’s Singles Results: Day 2

LONDON — The top-seeded Simona Halep and defending champion and No. 3 seed Garbine Muguruza were among the highlighted women’s singles winners at Wimbledon 2018 on Day 2 Tuesday.

Halep of Romania opened her account with a 6-2 6-4 victory over Japan’s Kurumi Nara to advance to the second round.

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“I was relaxed when I came here. I didn’t push myself. I didn’t put pressure on myself. I felt ready today,” said Halep, who comes to Wimbledon 2018 with a lighter load, after claiming her first grand slam with victory at the French Open last month

“I have expectations for myself, but not with the result. I feel ready to fight.”

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Meanwhile defending champion Muguruza began her title defense on a winning note, beating Great Britain’s Naomi Broady 6-2 7-5 in the first round.

However, No. 8 seed Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic fell 6-4 4-6 6-0 to Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus in one of the many early exits by seeded players.

Falling in the first round at Wimbledon 2018 as well was France’s No. 6 seed Caroline Garcia, who suffered a 7-6(2) 6-3 defeat to Swiss Belinda Bencic.

No. 24 Maria Sharapova (RUS) went out 6-7(3) 7-6(3) 6-4 against fellow Russian Vitalia Diatchenko, Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) eliminated No. 30 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 6-4 4-6 6-3.

Wimbledon 2018 Women’s Single Results

1-Simona Halep (ROU) beat Kurumi Nara (JPN) 6-2 6-4
3-Garbine Muguruza (ESP) beat Naomi Broady (GBR) 6-2 7-5
Belinda Bencic (SUI) beat 6-Caroline Garcia (FRA) 7-6(2) 6-3
Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) beat 8-Petra Kvitova (CZE) 6-4 4-6 6-0
11-Angelique Kerber (GER) beat Vera Zvonareva (RUS) 7-5 6-3
12-Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) beat Katy Dunne (GBR) 6-3 7-6(5)
14-Daria Kasatkina (RUS) beat Jana Fett (CRO) 6-2 7-5
15-Elise Mertens (BEL) beat Danielle Collins (USA) 6-3 6-2
17-Ashleigh Barty (AUS) beat Stefanie Voegele (SUI) 7-5 6-3
18-Naomi Osaka (JPN) beat Monica Niculescu (ROU) 6-4 6-1
22-Johanna Konta (GBR) beat Natalia Vikhlyantseva (RUS) 7-5 7-6(7)
Vitalia Diatchenko (RUS) beat 24-Maria Sharapova (RUS) 6-7(3) 7-6(3) 6-4
26-Daria Gavrilova (AUS) beat Caroline Dolehide (USA) 6-2 6-3
27-Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP) beat Carina Witthoeft (GER) 6-2 6-4
28-Anett Kontaveit (EST) beat Denisa Allertova (CZE) 6-2 6-2
Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) beat 30-Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 6-4 4-6 6-3
Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) beat Heather Watson (GBR) 6-4 7-5
Sofia Kenin (USA) beat Maria Sakkari (GRE) 6-4 1-6 6-1
Samantha Stosur (AUS) beat Shuai Peng (CHN) 6-4 7-5
Taylor Townsend (USA) beat Pauline Parmentier (FRA) 6-2 6-4
Alison Van Uytvanck (BEL) beat Polona Hercog (SLO) 6-2 6-2
Jennifer Brady (USA) beat Kateryna Kozlova (UKR) 6-2 6-7(4) 6-2
Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) beat Gabriella Taylor (GBR) 6-0 4-6 6-3
Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) beat Magda Linette (POL) 6-3 3-6 10-8
Claire Liu (USA) beat Ana Konjuh (CRO) 6-2 6-7(2) 6-3
Katie Boulter (GBR) beat Veronica Cepede Royg (PAR) 6-4 5-7 6-4
Sara Sorribes Tormo (ESP) beat Kaia Kanepi (EST) 7-6(5) 6-1
Alison Riske (USA) beat Mariana Duque Marino (COL) 6-1 6-1
Vera Lapko (BLR) beat Christina McHale (USA) 5-7 7-5 7-5
Saisai Zheng (CHN) beat Qiang Wang (CHN) 6-3 4-6 6-1
Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) beat Alize Cornet (FRA) 7-6(3) 6-1
Sachia Vickery (USA) beat Marketa Vondrousova (CZE) 6-1 6-2
Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) beat Ana Bogdan (ROU) 6-1 3-6 8-6

For more information visit the tournament’s official website. ESPN3 provides live stream and replays of each match as well.

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