Halep kicks off Singapore campaign with victory over Keys

Singapore, Oct 23 (IANS) Romanian Simona Halep won her first match at the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Finals against American Madison Keys here on Sunday .

Halep, ranked fourth in the world, needed only 69 minutes to defeat Keys 6-2, 6-4 in the Red group, reports Efe.

This is the fifth time Halep has defeated Keys in six professional encounters between the two.