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2017 #Wta Finals in Singapore is through the Round Robin stages. The Red Group was in action today with three players bearing hopes to book the last ticket for the next round. #Caroline Garcia, Elina Svitolina and Simona Halep were caught in the middle while Wozniacki had the chance to pick her opponent for the next phase.

Today's session delivered a first thrilling three-sets match with Caroline Garcia [VIDEO] scoring another stunning win while the second tie saw a deflated world No. 1 Simona Halep [VIDEO] unable to top Svitolina who has previously had her hopes trashed away. The dust started to settle while Singapore is on course for the semifinals stages.

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Caroline Garcia mounted another surreal comeback

Entering the match, Caroline Garcia knew that a victory over Caroline Wozniacki would keep her hopes alive. But things went off the rail pretty soon as the Dane raced to an early lead. Eventually, she put away the set by 6-0, the third bagel set she delivered this week. On the other side, Caroline Garcia was still struggling to settle in and to find her own rhythm. The second saw a completely different story unfolding as the 24-year-old from France put her feet firmly on the court to secure a break in the fifth game. From that point on, she started to push harder and it paid off. She won the second act by 6-3. The third set went toe to toe. At 5-5-, Wozniacki had three consecutive break points but she missed them all. Surviving this challenge, Garcia went on to seal a huge win.

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As it turned out, it hands her the last ticket for the semis.

Simona Halep and another dark day she had to walk through

It's no longer a secret that the current world No. 1 has some issues when it comes to finding and maintaining a positive mindset. Winning her opening match against Caroline Garcia was not enough. The story of the previous years seems to repeat over and over again. For the third consecutive edition, she won the inaugural match Singapore only to lose the next two.

Today, her task should have been easier with Svitolina knowing that she has no chances at all. Even so, the Ukrainian was determined to make a good farewell match and she went on to surpass Halep in straight sets 6-3 6-4. Therefore, Halep is out of the contest but she can still end the year as the world No. 1. Karolina Pliskova is the only one who can surpass her, but the Czech tennis star must win the event in order to reclaim the WTA summit.

The semifinals stages will deliver two interesting matchups. Venus Williams will take on Caroline Garcia while Caroline Wozniacki will face Karolina Pliskova. #world no 1