The 2018 Simona Halep tennis season officially began on 1 January 2018 with the start of the 2018 WTA Tour. Simona Halep entered the season as the No. 1 ranked player in the world. Halep began her season at the Shenzhen Open. She was the top seed and advanced to the final after successfully defeating Nicole Gibbs, Duan Yingying, Aryna Sabalenka and Irina-Camelia Begu. She defeated her in the opponent's final that eliminated her one year ago in R16 in three sets, Kateřina Siniaková.

Simona Halep (Romanian pronunciation: [siˈmona haˈlep]; born 27 September 1991) is a Romanian professional tennis player. The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) ranked her world No. 1 in singles on two separate occasions between 2017 and 2019. She reached the No. 1 ranking for the first time on October 9, 2017. On her second occasion, she held the ranking for 48 consecutive weeks. In total, she has been No. 1 for 64 weeks, which ranks tenth in the history of female tennis. Halep was the year-end No. 1

Jelena Ostapenko defeated Simona Halep in three sets to win the 2017 French Open. By Jamie Lisanti. June 10, 2017. Jelena Ostapenko's first professional tennis title is a Grand Slam title. The 20-year-old had made only one WTA final coming into the French Open, but she played an incredible match to beat No. 3-seeded Simoan Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday to win the 2017 French Open title. After trailing by a set a 3-0, Ostapenko stormed back and with a forehand winner, sent the women's final to a deciding set on Philippe Chatrier. In the final set, Ostapenko continued her powerful hi

Tennis: Simona Halep – thrilled five days before the Fed Cup semi-final against France The Romania Journal15:47 16-Apr-19.  Tennis: Simona Halep on 2nd WTA position, Mihaela Buzarnescu up to 30th The Romania Journal09:12 15-Apr-19. Simona Halep and Darren Cahill to Reunite at Sports Festival in Romania Tennis World09:14 14-Apr-19. In the last month. Serena to join Osaka, Halep in Rome 10-Apr-19.

June 10, 2017. PARIS — Skipping the usual base stations, Jelena Ostapenko climbed straight to one of tennis’s major summits on Saturday, winning her first WTA Tour title at the French Open. Her stunning run in Paris — capped by a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 comeback win over third-seeded Simona Halep in the final — made her the first Latvian to win a Grand Slam singles title. It also made her the first unseeded woman to triumph at Roland Garros since Margaret Scriven of England in 1933, when the tournament was known as the French Championships. Halep, a 25-year-old Romanian, would have secured the No. 1 ran

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2017 - First No.1 season; won one WTA title, defending Madrid (d. Mladenovic in final); runner-up four times at Rome (l. to Svitolina), Roland Garros (l. Ostapenko), Cincinnati (l. Muguruza) and Beijing (l. Garcia); SF twice at Stuttgart (l. to Siegemund) and Toronto (l. Svitolina); QF five times (incl.  WTA World No.2 Simona Halep threatens to be the decisive factor in the Fed Cup semifinal between France and Romania to be played in Rouen, according to home captain Julien Benneteau. Latest Videos.

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Caroline Wozniacki holds off Simona Halep for Australian Open title. Sandra Harwitt, Special to USA TODAY Sports Published 6:25 a.m. ET Jan. 27, 2018 | Updated 7:51 p.m. ET Jan.  Both players arrived on court having played in two previous Grand Slam finals – Wozniacki in the 2009 and 2014 U.S. Open, Halep in the 2014 and 2017 French Open. Both players also came into the match having to stave off match points in earlier matches at Melbourne Park this month. In the second round, Wozniacki was 1-5 down in the third set, and had to fend off two match points before turning back 119th-ranked Jana Fett of Croatia 3-6, 6-2, 7-5.

Simona Halep says she will "stay chilled" in Saturday's French Open final against Sloane Stephens after defeats in her previous three Grand Slam finals.  Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: Saturday, 9 June Time: 14:00 BST. Coverage: Live radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website and app. World number one Simona Halep says she will "stay chilled" in Saturday's French Open final as she attempts to vanquish memories of defeat in her previous three Grand Slam finals. The Romanian, who was runner-up in Paris in 2014 and 2017 and at the Australian Open in January, will play American Sloane Stephens. "I've lost three times up until now. No-one died," the 26-year-old said. "It's a big

The 100-1 outsider Jelena Ostapenko stunned third-seed Simona Halep with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 comeback victory in a thrilling French Open final.  Sat 10 Jun 2017 11.46 EDT Last modified on Sat 10 Jun 2017 19.25 EDT. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share via Email. This video has been removed. This could be because it launched early, our rights have expired, there was a legal issue, or for another reason. Ostapenko produces stunning comeback to win French Open title – video.

Halep lost two previous finals at Roland Garros — against Maria Sharapova in 2014, then Jelena Ostapenko in 2017 despite leading by a set and 3-0 in the second. Her third runner-up finish came against Caroline Wozniacki at the Australian Open in January. “Been kicked in the stomach a couple of times when she’s had chances,” said Halep’s coach, Darren Cahill. “They say the destination is more beautiful if there’s a bit of a bumpy road and you eventually get there. And that’s what happened to her today.” On a muggy afternoon, Halep began slowly, unable to solve Stephens, the 10th-seeded American

Romania’s Simona Halep moved within one win of a first Grand Slam title and the number one ranking with victory over Karolina Pliskova at the French Open. Third seed Halep won 6-4 3-6 6-3 to set up a final against unseeded Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia. Czech second seed Pliskova would have become world number one next week had she won the second semi-final. Ostapenko celebrated her 20th birthday with a 7-6 (7-4) 3-6 6-3 win over Switzerland’s Timea Bacsinszky. Mimi Jausovec was the last unseeded player to reach the French Open final in 1983, losing to Chris Evert. Saturday’s final will see a new

Cincinnati Masters 2017: Simona Halep Beat Sloane Stephens to Reach Finals. indiacom. 2017-08-19T23:53:14+00:00.  Jelena Ostapenko bags French Open 2017 women’s singles title, becomes first Latvian to win Major. indiacom. 2017-06-10T09:59:07+00:00.  Australian Open 2017: Simona Halep crashes out, loses to Shelby Rogers 6-3, 6-1 in first round. indiacom. 2017-01-16T01:39:06+00:00.

Simona Halep has confirmed the appointment of Romanian Daniel Dobre as her new full-time head coach.Simona and Dobre have worked together successfully in the past, Read more. See all news. Foundation. Simona Halep foundation develops long-lasting projects in fields as sports, health and education. Find out more! READ MORE.  World no.1 and roland garros champion, alongside 18 other wta titles. Copyright @ simona halep. Follow us. This website uses cookies.

Simona Halep, Mihaela Buzărnescu, Irina Begu și Sorana Cîrstea sunt sigure de participarea pe tabloul principal. [HotNews] 17/04/2019 [+][mai mult] [Articol complet]. Franța - România Fed Cup | ”Nu ne dorim asta!”. Semnalul de alarmă tras de Simona Halep.  Simona Halep a vorbit despre Catedrala de la Notre Dame, care a fost cuprinsă de flăcări în urmă cu două seri. „Eram toate fetele la masă când a început incendiul şi a apărut ştirea peste tot.

Tennis news 2017. Simona Halep Leads WTA Rankings. Indo Asian News Service, 1 year ago 1 min read 4. Simona Halep (Image Source: Google). Madrid, Oct 30 (IANS) Romania’s Simona Halep continued to lead the Women’s Tennis Association rankings released on Monday while Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki came in third. Simona Halep.  1. Simona Halep (Romania) 6,175 points 2. Garbiñe Muguruza (Spain) 6,135 3. Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark) 6,015 4. Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) 5,730 5. Venus Williams (US) 5,597 6. Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) 5,500 7. Jelena Ostapenko (Latvia) 5,010 8. Caroline Garcia (France) 4,420 9. Johanna Konta (Britain) 3,610 10.  Wozniacki Wins Tokyo Open Title, Her First Trophy In 2017. Indo Asian News Service, 1 year ago 1 min read. Tennis news 2017. Konta Overpowers Wozniacki To Win Miami Open.

Simona Halep won the WTA Madrid Open for the second consecutive year after staving off a fightback from Kristina Mladenovic of France to win 7-5, 6-7 (5), 6-2 in a marathon three-setter on Saturday. tennis Updated: May 14, 2017 15:36 IST. Agence France-Presse Madrid. Romanian tennis player Simona Halep celebrates with her WTA Madrid Open trophy after her victory over French tennis player Kristina Mladenovic in the final in on Saturday.(AFP). Simona Halep thanked under-fire Fed Cup coach Ilie Nastase after defending her Madrid Open title by edging out Kristina Mladenovic on Saturday in a thrill

— Simona Halep (@Simona_Halep) December 31, 2017. reported Halep’s team wanted a deal worth more than Adidas was prepared to offer. When her people went in search of more lucrative offers but came up empty-handed, they returned to Adidas to renegotiate, but the company had already allocated its sponsorship budget, the website reports. It’s why Halep has worn a simple red dress at Melbourne Park after first donning it at the Shenzhen Open earlier this month.  And why not stick with it? Halep won the singles and doubles titles in Shenzhen while wearing the dress and, come Saturday, she may be celebrating again in front of a boisterous Melbourne crowd. The fact that Simona Halep - the #1 player in the world, fighting her tail off in an amazing GS SF - doesn’t have a clothing sponsor, is a travesty.

Simona Halep will take over the top ranking after reaching the China Open final on Saturday, and Rafael Nadal will play Nick Kyrgios for the men's title. Halep beat French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-2, 6-4, ensuring that when the WTA rankings are updated on Monday she will be the first women's No. 1 from Romania. Halep could have reached No. 1 earlier but was upset in the French Open final by Ostapenko in their first career meeting. "Of course it's the best moment in my life, and I want just to keep it," Halep said in Beijing. "And I have a few more dreams i

Simona Halep of Romania celebrates after winning her French Open women's quarterfinal match against Elina Svitolina of Ukraine at Roland Garros in Paris on June 7, 2017. Halep defeated Svitolina 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-0 to advance to the semifinals. Photo by David Silpa/UPI | License Photo. Simona Halep of Romania hits a shot during her French Open women's quarterfinal match against Elina Svitolina of Ukraine at Roland Garros in Paris on June 7, 2017. Halep defeated Svitolina 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-0 to advance to the semifinals. Photo by David Silpa/UPI | License Photo. Second-seeded Karolina Pli

Simona Halep has been a permanent fixture in women's tennis since January 2014. Mark Schiefelbei / AP Photo. Graham Caygill. Oct 9, 2017. October 9, 2017. SHARE. facebook shares.  Consistency is behind Halep leapfrogging Garbine Muguruza at the top. She has won only one WTA title in 2017, in Madrid in May, but has lost in four other finals, and reached at least the quarter-finals of eight tournaments in total. She is on 6,175 points, 40 ahead of Muguruza, and during the year she has had a number of impressive wins over US Open winner Sloane Stephens, Maria Sharapova, Johanna Konta, Victoria Azarenka and Karolina Pliskova.

Simona Halep powers past her 38-year-old opponent to face her sister in the last 16. Osaka romps as Halep and Raonic battle through Open epics. Jan 17, 2019 - 7:27 PM. World No. 1 Simona Halep staggers through as Japanese pair Naomi Osaka and Kei Nishikori survive on a day of epic battles in the Australian Open. Djokovic, Halep top seeds at Australian Open. Jan 10, 2019 - 9:56 AM. World No. 1 players Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep face a stern challenge in the first Grand Slam tournament of the year.  The Romanian star spent 40 weeks at No. 1 in 2018, a season that saw her win 3 titles and a tour-leading 6 finals appearances. No drama, just a bad day: Top-ranked Simona Halep crashes out. Aug 28, 2018 - 9:57 AM. Simona Halep becomes the first top-seeded woman ever to lose in the first round of the US Open. Open era first: No top 5 in Wimbledon women’s last 16. Jul 08, 2018 - 11:53 AM.

Simona Halep is the 13th player to receive WTA Year-End No. 1 trophy since 1975. (Source: Reuters). Simona Halep is still searching for her first grand slam title but the Romanian admits the consolation of ending the year as world number one will help to motivate her for another tilt at a major title breakthrough next season. Advertising. The 26-year-old suffered a crushing defeat to an inspired Jelena Ostapenko in the French Open final in June, her second title-match loss at Roland Garros, but a win over the Latvian in Beijing this month took her to the top of the rankings. “Well, I can say t

Simona Halep is a Romanian professional tennis player. She is the current world No. 1 on the WTA Tour, a ranking she first achieved in October 2017, and has won 18 WTA singles titles and one WTA doubles title. Halep first broke into the world's top 50 at the end of 2012, reached the top 20 in August 2013, and finally the top 10 in January 2014. See full bio ». Born: September 27, 1991 in Constanta, Romania. 4 photos ». Quick Links. Biography.

The 2017 Madrid title is 15th WTA title in Halep’s career and now the 25-year-old is heading to the French Open as one of the favorites, having won 22 of her last 25 matches on clay. Tell friends about this! Twitter. Facebook. email. 6 thoughts on “Simona Halep solidifies Madrid reign with another title”. Emman Damian May 15, 2017 at 1:40 pm. Simona is one of the most consistent tennis player in the last few years. I hope she wins a slam. I think she’s a very talented player.

Learn about Simona Halep: her birthday, what she did before fame, her family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more.  Known for her aggressive baseline style, she won her first six WTA titles in the same year and was named WTA's Most Improved Player in 2013. She won the 2018 French Open. Before Fame. She started playing tennis when she was 4 years old after watching her older brother play. Trivia. She became Romania's top-ranked tennis player in 2013. Family Life.

SIMONA Halep is one of the favourites for the Australian Open title – but she may not be competing if it wasn't for a boob job.  Simona Halep, 26, is world number one and is hoping to put Canadian Eugenie Bouchard to the sword tomorrow morning in the second round. She easily beat Aussie Destanee Aiava in the first round in Melbourne yesterday. The little Romanian owes her success to surgery on her 34DD breasts back when she was 17. GETTY. BEFORE AND AFTER: Halep back in 2008, left, and at last year's Wimbledon. “It’s the weight that troubles me”. Simona Halep. Halep went under the knife to reduce the size of her boobs to a more manageable 34C. Since then she has not looked back and has rocketed around 500 places up

All the latest breaking news on Simona Halep. Browse The Independent’s complete collection of articles and commentary on Simona Halep.  Osaka, who pulled out of this week’s tournament here because of a back injury, has parted company with Bajin barely two weeks after winning her second successive Grand Slam title.

Simona Halep has 15 career WTA singles titles to her name. That is on top of another 6 ITF singles titles. At just 26-years-old, the Romanian tennis star has revealed herself to be one of the best in the sport. She is beyond deserving of the year-end world No. 1 ranking. With several deep tournament runs to close out her 2017 WTA Tour, Simona Halep closes the year as the world No. 1 in women’s singles tennis. Stay tuned to see how she fares in the early months of 2018 and check back for offseason updates. Load Comments.

But Simona Halep won the second singles by routing Katerina Siniakova, the star of last year's final victory against the United States, 6-4, 6-0. Bertens beats Vekic to win St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy. February 3, 2019.  Last 5 Australian Opens: 2018-Runner-Up, 2017-Lost in 1st Rd, 2016-1st Rd, 2015-QF, 2014-QF. Aces: Will remain at No. 1 at the end of the Australian Open, regardless of results there, giving her 48 weeks in a row at the top spot. Djokovic, Federer on opposite sides of Australian Open draw.  Halep, who won her first major title at this year's French Open, clinched the year-end top tennis ranking on Monday but may be forced to pull out of the upcoming Kremlin Cup and the season-ending WTA Finals because of a herniated disk. No. 1 Simona Halep has MRI exam that shows herniated disk. By The Associated PressOctober 2, 2018.

'simona halep' - 92 Search Result(s). Roger Federer storms into Miami Open semi-final with an easy victory over Kevin Anderson. Tennis | March 29, 2019 14:14 IST. The day's winners were Federer, Shapovalov, Barty, Pliskova and the rain. Simona Halep wins, Stephens ousted in 2nd round at Indian Wells.  Serena Williams defeated Simona Halep 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 in round four of the Australian Open. Australian Open: Halep edges young Kenin; Serena enters round three with a bang. Tennis | January 17, 2019 18:52 IST.  Djokovic, recognized by the ITF for the sixth time, won the Wimbledon and U.S. Open titles a year after undergoing surgery on his right elbow. World No. 1 Simona Halep bags WTA Fan Favourite award for a second straight season. Tennis | December 08, 2018 15:06 IST. Apart from Halep, only four women have been named Fan Favourite in the ten-year history of the award.

SIMONA HALEP: Well, I think I played a little bit more stronger. I’ve been more aggressive. And also the return, I was better than last night. I got used to the courts. I got used to the balls. So I feel better. I feel with more confident after yesterday’s match. So, yeah, I think it was a good match.  SIMONA HALEP: She’s a hitter, big hitter. So it’s going to be very different, but I think I’m ready. I don’t believe I played against her lately. So I don’t know how it’s going to be, but I will check some of her matches. And I will do the plan with my coach, and we will see tomorrow what it’s going to be. Q. She was talking about after her second round feeling like there needed to be a maturity process to sort of get used to playing on this circuit and play as consistently as she seems to be now playing. Is that something that you can relate to? SIMONA HALEP: She’s definitely with big confide

Simona Halep (Romanian pronunciation: [siˈmona haˈlep];[5] born 27 September 1991) is a Romanian professional tennis player. She is the current world No. 1 on the WTA Tour, a ranking she first achieved in October 2017, and has won 18 WTA singles titles and one WTA doubles title. Halep first broke into the world's top 50 at the end of 2012, reached the top 20 in August 2013, and finally the top 10 in January 2014. She won her first six WTA titles in the same calendar year in 2013 (a feat that was last achieved by Steffi Graf in 1986 when she won her first 7), being named the WTA's Mos  That's actually really awesome. It's always hard to play with such power on grass court." Serena Williams, on Simona Halep in 2011 after the 3–6, 6–2, 6–1 fightback at Wimbledon.[31]. 2010–12: Progress to the top 50[edit].

Halep reached her second Roland Garros final with a 6-4 3-6 6-3 win over Pliskova, taking her to within touching distance of a first major title and the world No 1 spot. Ostapenko is the youngest player to reach the French Open final since 19-year-old Ana Ivanovic 10 years ago. Ostapenko, the world No 47, is the first unseeded player to reach the final in Paris since Mima Jausovec in 1983 while the last player to win their debut title at Roland Garros was Gustavo Kuerten on June 8, 1997 - the day Ostapenko was born. "I am really happy. I love to play here, I love you guys, you're ama

The 2017 Internazionali BNL d’Italia final will be contested between the number six seed, Simona Halep and the number eight seed, Elina Svitolina. The pair haven’t played each other since 2014 and will both be vying for their first title in Rome. Halep d. Bertens, 7-5 6-1. Halep is still on course for the Madrid-Rome double after a straight sets semi-final win over Kiki Bertens. Halep was always ahead in the first set and began the match in imperious form; however, Bertens settled down and began to make an impact with her aggressive game. Halep was unable to serve out the set at *5-4 after Ber

Top-ranked Simona Halep has won the French Open by defeating Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.  She lost in two previous appearances in a final at Roland Garros, against Maria Sharapova in 2014 and Jelena Ostapenko in 2017. Halep then fell to 0-3 with a trophy on the line at the Australian Open in January, beaten by Caroline Wozniacki. "I just tried not to repeat the same as last year," Halep said. "I did everything I could." And when Saturday's fourth chance arrived, Halep began slowly, unable to solve Stephens, the 10th-seeded American who won her first Grand Slam title at last year's U.S. Open. Both women are adept at defense, figuring out ways — via spee

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Simona Halep became the most successful player in the history of the Madrid Open this weekend when she defeated Kristina Mladenovic, 7-5, 6-7, 6-2, to defend her title. In winning her first silverware of the 2017 season, Halep continued her fine form on the Spanish clay, where she has two titles and a runners-up trophy since 2014. Here’s a little more on the Romanian, who continues to cement her status as one of the elite players in the game. The Simona Halep File. Age: 25 Height: 5-6 Residence: Constanta, Romania Current Rank: 4 Career-High Rank: 2 (August 2015) Best US Open Finish: SF (2015)

Paris: Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko stunned third seed Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday to win her maiden Grand Slam title and become the lowest-ranked champion in French Open history. Jelena Ostapenko holds the French Open cup after defeating Simona Halep in the final at Roland Garros. AP. World No 47 Ostapenko is the first unseeded player to lift the Roland Garros title in the Open era and the first Latvian major champion in history. The 20-year-old is the youngest French Open winner since Iva Majoli in 1997 and the first player to win a debut tour-level title at a Slam since Gustavo

In 2017 Halep won one title, defending her crown in Madrid (d. Mladenovic), and lost four further finals in Rome (l. Svitolina), Roland Garros (l. Ostapenko), Cincinnati (l. Muguruza) and Beijing (l. Garcia). Here, however, beating Ostapenko in the semifinals, he became the 25th different player to hold the No.1 spot in the WTA rankings. But in Grand Slam play, apart from losing her second major final, Halep reached QF at Wimbledon and fell at the first round at Australian Open and Us Open. In 2018, Halep was one of six players to win three or more titles (also Kvitova – 5, Svitolina – 4, Bert

SIMONA HALEP beat Jelena Ostapenko to win the French Open 2017 Women’s Singles final at Roland Garros. Relive all the action with Express Sport. By Joe Short Joe Short. PUBLISHED: 16:20, Sat, Jun 10, 2017 | UPDATED: 16:27, Sat, Jun 10, 2017. 0. 0. GETTY. French Open Live: Jelena Ostapenko v Simona Halep in the final. Simona Halep is seeking to win her first Grand Slam title and will be crowned World No 1 if he claims victory against Jelena Ostapenko. Halep reached the final of the French Open in 2014 - her best run in a Grand Slam to date. As for Ostapenko, the unseeded Latvian has proven to b

20-year-old Jelena Ostapenko completed her Roland-Garros fairytale against Simona Halep.  Garbiñe Muguruza won her first Grand Slam title by beating defending champion Serena Williams. See all news. Discover the Roland-Garros Official app.

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