Halep sets up semi-final against Andreescu in Bad Homburg
Halep and Andreescu have met only once before – with the Romanian winning their 2019 WTA Finals encounter in three sets
Fourth seed Simona Halep, of Romania, beat sixth seeded Amanda Anisimova 6-2, 6-1 to move into the semi-finals of the Bad Homburg Open on Thursday evening.
The former world No 1 who is currently ranked 19th in the world, Halep will next meet Canadian Bianca Andreescu next.
Andreescu scored the big upset of the day with a 6-4, 6-1 win over top seed Daria Kasatkina.
Halep has won the only meeting between the two players, which came at the 2019 WTA Finals.
Bad Hombourg WTA 250, quarter-final results (Bod Hombourg vor der Höhe, grass, EUR 203.024)
- Alize Cornet (9) beat Angelique Kerber (3): 6-4, 2-6, 6-1
- Bianca Andreescu beat Daria Kasatkina (1): 6-4, 6-1
- Caroline Garcia beat Sabine Lisicki (WC): 6-3, 7-6 (7)