Halep wins Shenzhen Open title

Shenzhen, China (SportsNetwork.com) – Top-seeded Simona Halep captured the
Shenzhen Open title with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Switzerland’s Timea
Bacsinszky on Saturday.

The third-ranked Romanian won 82 percent of points on her first serve, broke
Bacsinszky’s serve four times and didn’t face a break point in the 62-minute

Halep, last year’s French Open runner-up, won her ninth career title.

The eighth-seeded Bacsinszky ousted two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova
to reach her third final and first since 2010.