Halep vs Wozniacki The Australian Open Final starts 8.30am GMT
The No.2 player in the world Caroline Wozniacki owns an impressive 4-2 head-to-head record against world No.1 Simona Halep - including three straight victories dating back to 2015.
Wozniacki’s strategy revolves around putting a ton of balls in play, eventually making Halep go away mentally and emotionally by the end of the match. Look at the last three score lines, with a focus on the game score of the final set.
Halep is absolutely, positively not tapping out anymore. Mental toughness under the bright Melbourne lights is now an asset for the Romanian.
Against Davis, Halep faced three match points serving at 10-11, 0-40. She won five straight points to hold. This is truly anyones match
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