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Tag: Simona Halep

Halep crushes Serena to win maiden Wimbledon title

London: Seventh seed Simona Halep crushed eight-time winner Serena Williams in straight sets to win her maiden Wimbledon title here on Saturday. The 27-year-old Romanian took only 56 minutes to upset the 37-year-old Williams 6-2, 6-2, thus winning her second Grand Slam title after the French Open victory in 2018. Williams, who won her first […]

Amritraj junior's fiance Riske stretched Serena at Wimbledon

London: Fast rising tennis player Alison Riske, who is slated to tie the knot with Anand Amritrajs son Stephen Amritraj after the Wimbledon, underlined her potential when she gave Serena Williams a run for her money in the quarterfinal of the grass court event. Riske and Stephen are expected to get hitched on July 20 […]

Serena Williams to face Simona Halep in Wimbledon final

London: Seven-time winner Serena Williams breezed past Barbora Strycova 6-1, 6-2 to enter the Wimbledon final here on Thursday. Williams, who turns 38 in September, needed only 59 minutes to wrap up the contest. The American has now become the oldest Grand Slam finalist in the Open era. She will fight for her 24th Grand […]

Williams outlasts Halep in epic battle in Australian Open

Melbourne: Serena Williams of the US advanced to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Monday after a hard-fought 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 victory over Romanian world No 1 Simona Halep. The 37-year-old shone at the Rod Laver Arena to again demonstrate her remarkable longevity and ability to compete at the game’s highest level, reports Efe […]

Halep remains on top of world tennis rankings

Madrid: Romania’s Simona Halep continues to lead the Women’s Tennis Association’s rankings released this Monday with 6,921 points, followed by Germany’s Angelique Kerber. Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark retained the third sport in this week’s unchanged top 10, ahead of Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina and Japan’s Naomi Osaka, reports Efe news. Further down the rankings, Spaniards Garbiñe […]

Halep secures year-end No.1 WTA ranking for 2nd year in a row

Madrid: Romanian tennis star Simona Halep secured the year-end world No. 1 spot in the WTA rankings for the second year in a row, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced on Monday. The triumph was bittersweet for Halep, 27, as she had announced on October 2 that a herniated disc injury to her back was […]

Top seed Halep loses in US Open first round

New York: Top seed Simona Halep’s US Open campaign was cut short in the first round after losing to Kaia Kanepi, who needed just two sets to score the first big upset of the season’s last Grand Slam at 6-2, 6-4. The Romanian on Monday became the first top seeded woman to lose in the […]

French Open: Simona Halep wins maiden Grand Slam title

Paris: Top-ranked Romanian Simona Halep beat Sloane Stephens in full sets to claim her first Grand Slam title at the French Open here on Saturday. Halep extended her winning streak over her American opponent to five matches after triumphing at 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, reports Xinhua news agency. Halep recorded 0-3 in her previous Grand Slam […]

Halep notches first career win over Sharapova

Beijing: World No.2 Simona Halep of Romania snapped her seven-match losing streak to Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, advancing to the quarter-finals of the China Open here on Wednesday. The wild carded Sharapova was troubled by her serve, producing five double faults in the whole match, three of which came in the first set, reports […]