2
0
1

Rising Stars Wimbledon Showdown

WTA Rising Stars Simona Halep and Genie Bouchard will square off for a spot in the Wimbledon final.

Published July 02, 2014 12:11

Rising Stars Wimbledon Showdown
Simona Halep, Genie Bouchard

22-year-old Simona Halep and 20-year-old Eugenie Bouchard will square off Thursday afternoon in a showdown of WTA Rising Stars.

The two will take to Wimbledon Centre Court with a spot in the Wimbledon final on the line.

Both have had tremendous success at Grand Slams this season. Bouchard is actually the only player to reach all three Grand Slam semifinals this season and just the sixth player to do so since 2000. While Halep is the only player behind Bouchard to make all three Grand Slam quarterfinals and is into her second straight Slam semifinal.

Road To Singapore Leaderboard Impact

• Halep will take over the No.1 spot by reaching the final
• Bouchard will jump to No.4 by making the final or No.3 by winning the title

Rankings Impact

• Halep will rise to a career-high ranking of World No.2 by reaching the final
• Bouchard is set to make her Top 10 debut on Monday, moving to World No.8, equaling the highest ranking by Canadian. She also has a chance to enter to the Top 5 depending on other results

Halep won their only prior meeting, edging Bouchard in 3-sets at the BNP Paribas Open.

Click here to see their complete H2H stats comparison.

Share this page!

Related news

  • Venus Fights Back, Radwanska Awaits

    January 24, 2015
    Venus Williams fought back from the brink of defeat to reach the second week of a Grand Slam for the first time since Wimbledon in 2011. Up next: Agnieszka Radwanska.
  • Wickmayer Comes Full Circle

    January 23, 2015
    Yanina Wickmayer reached her first second week of a Grand Slam since Wimbledon 2011 by beating Sara Errani on Friday and is determined to be a factor again on the WTA.
  • Bouchard Signs With WME-IMG

    December 11, 2014
    Eugenie Bouchard, who reached the semifinals or better at three of the four Grand Slams this year - including the finals of Wimbledon - is hoping to take her career to another level.
To The Top
3