"Whatever Serena did, Halep had the answer. Yes, she ran everything down, and only made three unforced errors, but she also forced Serena to hit from uncomfortable positions, over and over again. She defended offensively, and made easy on the dead run look easy. Halep, who spent the majority of her Friday practice hitting returns, read Serena's serve well and think here just two aces."
Steve Tignor, tennis.com
"The Romanian carved out another opportunity with some breathtaking ball-striking. Finding the lines with some fearless groundstrokes, Halep claimed another break to storm to her 4-0 lead. Halep's extraordinary speed and counter-punching under pressure delivered here the first set in 26 minutes. With two more breaks in the second set, the match was all over in less than an hour. "
Sydney Morning Herald
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"Halep ripped into her from the start. It was evident even from the second point of the match, when Halep whipped to cross-court forehand fit Williams at the net and made it look very easy, that this was not going to be the cakewalk for the seven-times champion many had expected . Halep played beautifully but Williams contributed to her own downfall with a slew of unforced errors. "
Oliver Holt, Mail on Sunday
Fellow players and commentators continued to show Simona with praise, congratulating the Romanin on her stunning display on Center Court. Mark Selby, one of Halep's favorite sportsmen, So got invovled.