Netease Sports reported on October 1:
The top seed Halep won the Romanian Civil War with a score of 6-3, 6-4 and repelled his compatriots
Halep maintains his record of unbeaten matches against his compatriots and has been unbeaten in 16 consecutive games since the Dubai game in February. The top seed established a 3-0 advantage at the beginning of the game, Begu broke back and tied the score, Halep quickly stifled the momentum of the counterattack of his compatriots. The top seed played another 3-0 offensive, and then grabbed the first set. The two sides broke each other at the beginning of the second set, fighting all the way to 4-4, and Halep then fulfilled the key break.
Halep scored 15 winning points while sending 14 active turnovers. She grabbed 10 break points and broke Begu's 4 serve. Halep, who won this victory, has a chance to avenge his defeat at the French Open last year and will play against No. 25 seed Anisimova.
After more than 3 hours of fighting, the No. 5 seed Bertens of the tournament, after blasting 61 winning points, narrowly defeated the 2012 tournament runner-up Elani with a score of 7-6(5), 3-6, 9-7. This season, Elani had to pass the baptism of the qualifying round to get the ticket to the main match. She only lost 3 rounds in the first round to wash the Rio Olympic gold medalist Puig.
In the first set, Elani ruined his 5-2 lead and was robbed by Bertens. In the first 4 rounds of the second set, the two broke each other all the way, until Elani took the lead in the fifth round. Bertens continued to put pressure on the opponent's serve, but the No. 5 seed wasted 8 break points in a single set. Elani tied the total score with another break. After the tiebreaker set 2 tied, the two broke each other all the way, breaking serve in 10 consecutive rounds. Among them, Elani wasted 1 match point and 3 serve to win the game, and Bertens won the 15th round with a guaranteed serve. .