Simona Halep sparks fears of Australian Open withdrawal after ankle injury
Simona Halep admitted she is not sure of the extent of the damage to her ankle that she sustained during her first round win at the Australian Open, although she hopes to continue at the event
The world No.
1 was involved in a real battle with Destanee Aiava on Rod Laver, and she battled back admirably during a tense first set.
Although she assumed complete control in the second, the Romanian went over on her ankle and required heavy strapping to continue.