Simona Halep vs Lauren Davis: The epic contest in Australian Open

Updated: Jan 20, 2018, 11:45 AM(IST)

Top seed Simona Halep defeated Lauren Davis, 4-6, 6-4, 15-13 in a three-set thriller match on Rod Laver Arena to make the fourth round

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What a battle!!!

In a 3hr 44min long match, both the player were not ready to give up.

Simona Halep and Lauren Davis played the most games of any women's match in Australian Open history.

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The lucky 'Red' dress

The Lucky 'Red' dress saved Simona Halep, again, as she survived determined techniques of an inspired, gutsy, fearless Lauren Davis.

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Saved by an inch

A miscommunication created for a near miss between the USA's Lauren Davis and an unassuming ballkid in the third round match.

The ballkid was almost saved by 76th ranked American, Lauren Davis.

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Lauren Davis has nerves of steel

Lauren Davis has nerves of steel she had taken an untimely pause at 11-11 when Davis lost the nail from the second toe on her right foot and called for a medical time-out in the third set.

Even with that, she fought like a warrior.

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“I won with my heart today,” Simona Halep

In the most thrilling match of this Grand Slam, It was Halep who made it through and came out as a winner, but a big salute to both the players for playing a fearless tennis match.

After finishing the gruelling match she said, “I won with my heart today.”

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