Paula Badosa and Simona Halep in the second round

Madrid Open Live: Second-seeded Paula Badosa will face former World No. 1 Simona Halep in the second round of the Madrid Open on Saturday (April 30). Badosa entered the competition after defeating Veronica Kudarmatova in a straight game in the first round, where she defeated two-time Madrid Open champion Halep Zhang Shuai 6-2, 6-3. Follow InsideSport.IN for more updates.

Madrid Open Live: Paola Badosa and Simona Halep will face each other in the second round of Madrid Open – follow Badosa vs Halep live updates

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  • Badosa has had a great year so far, which has propelled him to World No. 2 in the WTA rankings.
  • Her best performance so far this year came at the Sydney International in January, where she defeated Barbara Krejskova in the final to win the title.
  • Although he has yet to win a title since that event, he has appeared in two other semifinals and quarterfinals at other tournaments this year.
  • Reaching the quarterfinals of the Charleston Open, he has had a consistent performance on clay court this year.
  • Then in Stuttgart, he reached the semifinals only to go straight to the set with Arena Sabalenka.
  • With Madrid’s top pick, Iga Suatek’s departure, he will be looking to make a good run in the tournament.
  • Halep, meanwhile, who suffered a weak run last year due to a plague of injuries, has entered Madrid with a new lease of life as he has teamed up with new coach Patrick Muratoglu, a longtime coach of Serena Williams.
  • Halep won the Melbourne Summer Set I title in January of this year, but has not tasted much success since.
  • He has reached the semifinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships and the Indian Wells Masters and is facing exit from the fourth round at the Australian Open.
  • She lost in the first round of the Qatar Open to Caroline Garcia in a straight set.
  • The World.No 21 is playing its first clay court tournament this year and has shown a terrific offensive game in its first round against Zhang of China and is looking forward to a strong show in Madrid.

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Badosa vs. Halep Head to Head: This will be the first meeting between the two players. Based on his current form, Badosa may be considered a favorite but the experienced Halep cannot be taken lightly and he is expected to give a tough fight at No. 2 in the world.

Badosa also knows what kind of challenges Halep will bring to the table. Speaking about Halep on the eve of the competition, he said, “Of course, he is a great champion. So maybe I like it or not, I will try my best because it will definitely push me to the limit. ”

“It’s going to be very difficult, he has won this tournament. He has played on center court, he has played many times, so he knows this court very well. But I think it’s going to be an interesting match and I’m really looking forward to it. ” He added.

Madrid Open Live: Paola Badosa and Simona Halep will face each other in the second round of Madrid Open – follow Badosa vs Halep live updates

How to watch Badosa vs Halep live streaming?

Tennis TV will stream the Madrid Open 2022 live. It is also available on the ATP Tour official website and Dicovery +

Madrid Open Live: Paola Badosa and Simona Halep will face each other in the second round of Madrid Open – follow Badosa vs Halep live updates

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