French Open finalist Simona Halep hopes to carry over success to grass courts in Netherlands


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French Open finalist Simona Halep hopes to carry over success to grass courts in Netherlands

Tennis - World no. 3 Simona Halep will hope to continue her rich vein of form from the clay courts to the grass courts in Netherlands where she is the top seed at the TopShelf Open. Halep reached her first Grand Slam final last week in Paris and went down in three sets to Maria Sharapova.

Halep is the top seed at the event and meets a qualifier in the first round. Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova is seeded second followed by Canadian Eugenie Bouchard, the only player to reach the semis at both the Grand Slams this year, at no.

3, Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro at no. 4 and French Open semi-finalist Andrea Petkovic at no. 5. TOPSHELF OPEN - Main Draw (1)Halep v Q
Q v Beck
Ryabrikova v (wc)Mestach
Wickmayer v (5)Petkovic (4)Suarez Navarro v Zahlavova Strycova
Zheng v Puig
Svitolina v Nara
Hercog v (6)Flipkens (7)Muguruza v (wc)Kerkhove
Kanepi v Meusburger
Erakovic v Q
King v (3)Bouchard (8)Koukalova v Torro-Flor
Q v Kirilenko
Cepelova v (wc)Krajicek
Shvedova v (2)Cibulkova