Romanian tennis player, Simona Halep, 1st WTA, was defeated on Friday by CoCo Vandeweghe (16th WTA) 6-4, 6-1, in the quarter-finals of the Stuttgart tournament, with total prizes amounting to USD 816,000.
The only previous match between the two was won last year, in Madrid, by Halep 6-1, 6-1.
In the previous round, Halep defeated Magdalena Rybarikova (Slovakia, 29, 18th WTA) 4-6, 6-2, 6-3.
Simona Halep will collect a cheque of EUR 17,334 and 100 WTA points. She was semi-finalist last year in Stuttgart.