Simona Halep kicks off her grass-court season this week in Eastbourne. The sixth-seeded Romanian is aiming to get her ft at the inexperienced turf prior to heading to the 2019 version of Wimbledon, which starts subsequent week.
“It is at all times tricky to consider the outcome on grass since you by no means know what to anticipate,” stated Halep. “However I am satisfied, I am wholesome, I am able to play, and with a bit of luck and with a bit of luck I will win some suits.
The previous No. 1, who is additionally taking part in doubles this week, does not usually play a tune-up match every week prior to a Slam, however selected to play Eastbourne because of a lackluster clay-court swing.
“The explanation used to be that I did not have the most efficient clay-court season as closing yr.,” she stated. “And I made up our minds to have some suits prior to Wimbledon to get used to the skin and to have some suits.”
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