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 the female tennis. Halep was the year-end No
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This is a list of the main career statistics of professional Romanian tennis player Simona Halep. (W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed).
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Wozniacki has passed the Grand Slam test with distinction. There is also a huge amount of sympathy for Halep, who was battling her ankle, leg and fatigue, as well as the Dane. Her enormous courage took her to within two games of the title. Halep has the French Open to look forward to next, on her favoured surface of clay. And as she reflects on losing her first three Grand Slam finals, she should remember Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl both lost their first four. They currently have 11 Grand Slam titles between them. Match stats. Wozniacki. Watch highlights as Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki beats Romanian Simona Halep to win the Australian Open and regain the number one ranking. Grand Slam winner? Top 10?
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Grand Slam history. Singles Record: 76 - 34. Australian Open. 2018 - Second No.1 season; won maiden Grand Slam title, at Roland Garros (d. Stephens in final), and two other WTA titles at Shenzhen (d. Siniakova in final) and Montréal (d. Stephens in final); runner-up three times at Australian Open (l. to Wozniacki), Rome (l. to Svitolina) and Cincinnati (l. to Bertens); SF twice at Doha (w/o) and Indian Wells (l.
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Simona Halep fought back from a set and a break down to finally claim her first Grand Slam title by beating Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in a gruelling French Open final on Saturday. | TNN | Jun 9, 2018, 20:53 IST. Highlights. Halep became the second Romanian woman to win a Grand Slam singles trophy after Virginia Ruzici. This was Halep's fourth major final and has lost all three in the past, including two at Roland Garros. Halep also was the runner-up at the Australian Open this January. Simona Halep. (Reuters Photo). PARIS: Her serve raced through the early-evening air. The response wa
Australian Open: Caroline Wozniacki beats Simona Halep to win first Grand Slam title - BBC Sport
PARIS - The wait is over—Simona Halep is finally a Grand Slam champion. The world No. 1 had to dig deep to win this French Open final, as Sloane Stephens' defense presented problems early on, but in the end she absolutely earned a 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 victory. Here are three thoughts from the match. A proper way to win Slam number one. Halep would have been ecstatic no matter the manner of victory today, but she has to be doubly pleased with the way she seized her first Slam title. It was a final in which both players played at or near their best; Stephens came out hot, never one to be overwhelm
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Halep added Grand Slam trophy No 1 to her world No 1 ranking, coming back from a set and a break down to beat Sloane Stephens 3-6 6-4 6-1 on Saturday (NZT Sunday) and win the French Open championship in a match made up of lengthy points and key momentum swings. Clive brunskill/ getty images. Sloane Stephens and Simona Halep at the trophy presentation at Roland Garros. Romania's Simona Halep always said she was a different player- winning the French Open has proved her right. The 26-year-old Halep began the muggy afternoon having been to this stage before but never able to display her best. 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.
Simona Halep: French Open: Halep beats Stephens to win maiden Grand Slam title | Tennis News - Times of India
World No.1 Simona Halep is hoping a strong run in the Italian Open will help conqueror her ultimate goal at the second grand slam of the season. The French Open will get underway on May 27th with the Romanian currently on course to be the top seed in the event. Halep is already a two-time runner-up at Roland Garros after falling just short in 2014 and 2017. She was also denied the Australian Open title in January by Caroline Wozniacki. Halep’s preparations for the clay court major hit a blip earlier in the week at the Madrid Open. Facing Karolina Pliskova in the quarter-finals, she went out in
Three Thoughts on Simona Halep's First Grand Slam Title | SI.com
Simona Halep celebrated her victory in the French Open women’s singles final on Saturday in Paris. CreditChristophe Ena/Associated Press. Image. Simona Halep celebrated her victory in the French Open women’s singles final on Saturday in Paris. CreditCreditChristophe Ena/Associated Press. By Christopher Clarey. June 9, 2018. PARIS — Simona Halep threw her racket on the red clay, its redemptive work done for the day, and thrust her arms high overhead as she beamed on a court that has brought her plenty of heartache. In the stands, Darren Cahill, Halep’s normally pulled-together coach, was unsucc Stephens helped out, raising both of her arms to show Halep what to do with the cup. Halep heeded the advice, one Grand Slam champion relying on another. “Yeah, show the world your trophy,” Stephens said later. “You have been waiting for this.”
Simona Halep breaks Grand Slam duck with French Open victory | Stuff.co.nz
Halep secured her first Grand Slam ( Getty Images ). Like so many of the other major prizes in women’s tennis the French Open has been dominated in recent times by the big hitters, but Simona Halep proved here on Saturday that there is still room in the modern game for a player whose greatest strength is her athleticism. Putting aside the disappointment of defeat in all three of her previous appearances in Grand Slam finals, including two on this court, the 26-year-old Romanian beat Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. Twelve months after losing in the final to Jelena Ostapenko after leading by a se
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Simona Halep won her first Grand Slam on Saturday, defeating American Sloane Stephens in three captivating sets, and the world congratulated her. World No. 1 Simona Halep is a Grand Slam winner to go along with the top ranking. After losing to Carolina Wozniacki in the Australian Open, and watching the Danish player achieve the long awaited world No. 1 and maiden Slam simultaneously. Halep can also now silence the critics who said she would be never be a closer, she would never erase the footnote along her top ranking — always a world No. 1 without a slam. She and Woz have both achieved the co
French Open 2018 women's final result: Simona Halep topples Sloane Stephens for first Grand Slam - CBSSports.com
Simona Halep turned the tables in the second set after being dominated by Sloane Stephens in the first. (Source: Reuters). The first set looked one-sided in its early exchanges with Sloane Stephens calmly picking the points. But Simona Halep showed hints of a turnaround in the final stages of that set and turned the tables in the next one. The final set was the Romanian’s completely with Stephens losing her way towards the end. Halep has thus finally won her first Grand Slam title after coming second on three occassions. She is the first Romanian to do so since her mentor Virginia Ruzici won R
Simona Halep Breaks Through in French Open, Winning Her First Major TitleSimona Halep Breaks Through in French Open, Winning Her First Major Title
World number one Simona Halep came from a set down to beat Angelique Kerber 6-7 (2-7) 6-3 6-2 to book into the French Open semi-finals. The two-time runner-up at Roland Garros recovered from a. News. Simona Halep crushes Elise Mertens to reach French Open quarter-finals. Caroline Wozniacki on her first Grand Slam title by defeating Simona Halep 7-6 (7-2) 3-6 6-4 in a classic Australian Open final. The Dane became the first player from her country to win a major. News. Caroline Wozniacki defeats Simona Halep in three-set Australian Open final classic.
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Halep added Grand Slam trophy No. 1 to her No. 1 ranking, coming back from a set and a break down to beat Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 and win the championship at Roland Garros in a match made up of long points and key momentum swings. "That's the most important thing — that I stay there focused," said Halep, the first Romanian to collect a major title since her manager, Virginia Ruzici, at the 1978 French Open. "I believed. And I never gave up." The 26-year-old Halep was describing this particular match. She could have been speaking about her career. Halep lost two previous
French Open 2018: Simona Halep wins first Grand Slam title with victory over Sloane Stephens | The Independent
No.1 seed Simona Halep snapped a string of three defeats to No.4 seed Elina Svitolina to make her second Qatar Total Open final with a. READ MORE. HomepageEN, News. February 15, 2019. Simona sets up semi-final clash with Svitolina. No.1 seed Simona Halep will play Elina Svitolina in the Qatar Total Open semi-finals after squeezing past Germany's Julia Goerges in straight sets. Romanian Halep. 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.
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Paris: Simona Halep fought back from a set and a break down to finally claim her first Grand Slam title by beating Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in a gruelling French Open final on Saturday. The world number one had lost all three of her previous major finals, including two at Roland Garros, but staged a thrilling comeback to win after two hours and three minutes. "In the last game I felt like I could not breathe anymore", said Halep. It was the perfect way for the Romanian to banish the demons of her painful final defeat by Jelena Ostapenko 12 months ago, when she blew a lead of a s
Simona Halep's long-awaited maiden slam at Roland Garros
CAROLINE Wozniacki’s run of grand slam victories has ended abruptly as Russian Daria Kasatkina dashing any hope of a showdown with Australian Open rival Simona Halep. Leo Schlink. Herald SunJune 4, 201810:27pm. 8 months ago. /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/Tennis news and galleries/. Simona Halep is on track to win her maiden grand slam.Source:AFP. CAROLINE Wozniacki’s run of grand slam victories has ended abruptly as Russian Daria Kasatkina speared into the French Open quarters. Australian Open champion Wozniacki was on a run of 10 consecutive victories at the highest levels. But the sequence was halted by irrepressible Kasatkina, who thundered to a 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 fourth-round success. Simona Halep is on track to win her maiden grand slam.Source:AFP. The match
French Open final highlights: Simona Halep wins maiden Grand Slam, beats Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 | Sports News, The Indian Express
Tennis News – Simona Halep beat Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 for her first Grand Slam title. Simona Halep of Romania poses with the Suzanne Lenglen trophy. It was the end of a long and rewarding day, one she'll likely never forget, and new French Open champion Simona Halep harboured a couple of overriding concerns. "I'm tired," she said. "I'm hungry. I didn't eat since 9 a.m." Related Stories. Rafael Nadal: More than just making up the numbers at French Open. Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys to reprise US Open final in French Open semis.
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Simona Halep's setback in the Australian Open final only reminded her that she has the game that will eventually lead her to a Grand Slam championship. By the numbers: 43rd Grand Slam's the charm for Wozniacki. From the fourth-most attempts to win a Grand Slam title to the most taken to win in Melbourne, here are some of the notable numbers from Caroline Wozniacki's Australian Open win. 2 Related. One of the first things she did as a champion was apologize to top-seeded Simona Halep following her 7-6 (2), 3-6, 6-4 win in the Australian Open final Saturday night. "I know tha
Simona Halep beats Sloane Stephens for first Slam title at French Open | TENNIS.com - Australian Open Live Scores, News, Player Ranking
After losing the first set to Sloane Stephens, Simona Halep came back to win the next two sets 6-4 and 6-1 to win her first French Open and Grand Slam. The moment @Simona_Halep became Roland-Garros champion!#RG18 pic.twitter.com/S1dDoOhwpp. — Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) June 9, 2018. The Top-seeded Halep reached the finals by defeating 2016 French Open champion Garbine Muguruza in straight sets to earn her way to her second straight final in Paris. Halep was the French Open runner-up both in 2014 and 2017. Halep celebrated the match by climbing up into the stands to celebrate with her team.
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World number one Simona Halep fought back from a set and a break down to defeat Sloane Stephens in a thrilling French Open final and finally end her quest for that elusive maiden Grand Slam title. Pierre René-Worms, FRANCE 24 | Romania's Simona Halep finally broke her Grand Slam duck at Roland Garros on Saturday. Text by: Benjamin DODMAN. Follow. World number one Simona Halep fought back from a set and a break down to defeat Sloane Stephens in a thrilling French Open final and finally end her quest for that elusive maiden Grand Slam title. ADVERTISING. Read more. The favourite, Halep was playing in her third final at the French Open after twice falling short against Maria Sharapova in 2014 and Jelena Ostapenko last year.
2018 French Open: Simona Halep stuns Sloane Stephens to claim first Grand Slam
Simona Halep has learned from previous near misses in Grand Slam finals and will secure her first major title when she faces Sloane Stephens in the French Open final, says Barry Cowan. The Romanian reached her fourth showpiece encounter - third at Roland Garros - with an impressive straight-sets victory against former champion Garbine Muguruza on Thursday . The world No 1 will retain her status at the summit of the game whatever the result against Sloane Stephens, who harbours ambition of a second Grand Slam success inside a year after her triumph at the US Open. Did you know Simona Halep w
French Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki’s grand slam run ends, Simona Halep on track
Simona Halep has learned from previous near misses in Grand Slam finals and will secure her first major title when she faces Sloane Stephens in the French Open final, says Barry Cowan. The Romanian reached her fourth showpiece encounter - third at Roland Garros - with an impressive straight-sets victory against former champion Garbine Muguruza on Thursday. The world No 1 will retain her status at the summit of the game whatever the result against Sloane Stephens, who harbours ambition of a second Grand Slam success inside a year after her triumph at the US Open. Halep lost the first set of her
Without a grand slam, you are not a real No.1, says Simona Halep after winning French Open | Tennis News – India TV
Facts about Simona Halep. Grand Slam She didn´t win any Grand Slam Title, but she will 😉 Favorit Tournament She said the Roland Garros is her favorite tournament and her favorit host city is Paris. Breast reduction Simona had a breast reduction surgery at the age of 17. She went from a 34DD to a 34C: It’s the weight. 12 Mar 2016. / No Comments. Simona Halep Earnings 2015. Money… who don´t need it? In 2015 she earns: $6.8 million dollars Winnings: $5.3 million Endorsements: $1.5 million She wins three tournaments and get a sponsorship deal with Wilson, Adidas and some Romian firms.
Caroline Wozniacki defeats Simona Halep in Australian Open final to earn first career Grand Slam title
Simona Halep played in Grand Slam finals in 2014-2018. She won 1 title and took part in 3 final matches as runner-up. WTA results and statistics from 2010 to 2018.
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French Open 2018: Simona Halep Beats Sloane Stephens To Win Maiden Grand Slam | Tennis News
The five-time Grand Slam champion upset the second-seeded Simona Halep in the first round of the 2017 U.S. Open in three sets, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. According to ESPN Stats & Info, Sharapova was the first women's wild card to beat the No. 2 seed in a major since Kim Clijsters defeated Serena Williams in 2009. An extremely emotional @MariaSharapova ends a three-set marathon vs second seed Halep 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. #USOpen @MBUSA https://t.co/0SLN8Zrrwx. Sharapova did a great job of making Halep work from the baseline. Forty-two of her winners came from ground strokes, and Halep was forced to cover 5.5 more feet per point than her opponent, which adds up over the course of a three-set match. While her victory Monday night will raise expectations for what she can do in New York City, Sharapova's U.S. Open record hasn't been outstanding in recent years.
Simona Halep wins French Open to clinch first Grand Slam title
Simona Halep wins her first ever Grand Slam title in her fourth final with win in three sets at French Open final. Sloane Stephens took the first set 6-3 after breaking Simona Halep's serve early on in the match. Halep clawed her way back into the match after winning the second set 6-4 following a series of breaks. The Romanian then turned up the heat as she ran into a 5-0 lead in the third set before finally winning it 6-1. By Mike Dickson for The Mail on Sunday.
Simona Halep ready to win first Grand Slam title in French Open final | Tennis News | Sky Sports
Simona Halep defeated American Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the women's final at the French Open on Saturday to claim her maiden major honor. Halep becomes the first Romanian Grand Slam winner in 40 years. Simona Halep described her French Open final victory as a "dream come true." She finally won a Grand Slam title after losing her three previous finals. "It's very emotional. I've been waiting for this moment since I was 14," she told the crowd after lifting the trophy up in the air, then kissing it. "I wish to play another final here because this c
Simona Halep ready to win first Grand Slam title in French Open final
Top-ranked Simona Halep is reluctant to talk about her first Grand Slam tournament title chase and says she is focused on her opening match at Roland Garros. "It's not that difficult to do that (stay focused). Every match is going to be very tough. It's a Grand Slam. Everyone is at the highest level here," said the women's singles world No. 1 at a press conference here on Friday, reported Xinhua news agency. "I'm not thinking about the title, because it's really far. I'm just thinking of my first match. It's going to be a tough one, but I have
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Simona Halep has had two tremendous opportunities to win Grand Slams, but she has squandered both of them. She will probably never win one, and here's why. This is now the Romanian’s third failed attempt to win the final of a Grand Slam, which raises the question of if she will ever be able to go that one step further and won one. After losing the first set, Halep rebounded quickly in the Australian Open final and snatched the second set 6-3. Her fortunes continued when the 26-year-old found herself a break up in the final at 4-3 and was in a winning situation. However, it was clear that her nerves got the better of her. Rather rapidly, she lost her next two service games and subsequently lost the match. The counter-puncher lost her World #1 rank
Simona Halep - Players - Grand Slam History
There have been longer waits for a Grand Slam title. But Simona Halep is done with waiting, done with losing in three sets, as she had in her three previous Slam finals; and best of all, done with being a world No.1 without a Slam to her name. At Roland-Garros 2018, this time the title – and all that comes with it – belongs to her. Whatever professional doubts have been raised about her, whatever questions – they end right here. All the old ghosts have been chased away. She may have needed four Slam finals before winning one, but victory here means that no deep dark pattern can be read into he
Maria Sharapova beats Simona Halep in Grand Slam comeback at US Open with 6-4 4-6 6-3 victory
Simona Halep has won her first Grand Slam title at the 2018 French Open. AFP. "It's always hard playing someone from your country and such a good friend," Stephens said, "so I was really pleased to be able to get through that and play some good tennis." The 10th-seeded Stephens' opponent in Saturday's final will be Simona Halep, who emphatically ended the impressive French Open run of 2016 champion Garbine Muguruza by defeating her 6-1, 6-4. Halep, who assured herself of retaining the No 1 ranking with the victory, earned a fourth chance to win her first majo
Maria Sharapova Beats Simona Halep at US Open 2017 in Grand Slam Return | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
Romanian tennis ace Simona Halep, the world’s number three best player according to the WTA ranking, targets a Grand Slam title this year. Halep, who has won three WTA titles this year, the most important of which was the one at Indian Wells, plans to train even harder in order to achieve her goal of winning her first Grand Slam title. “This year, after I’ve had these results, I set an objective with my team at Miami: to get a Grand Slam title. So I’ve made a strict program for training and nothing else. My wish is to be as good as I can be. I will take the holiday after the season ends,” Hale
Simona Halep claims her maiden Grand Slam at the fourth attempt as she clinches French Open title | Daily Mail Online
Simona Halep is a very complete tennis player, very accomplished, she has the ability to connect at an emotional level with her fandom (of which I'm a member). Right now, she is probably hurting a little, as are we. In short, I do believe she will win more than one grand slam, but she has to or three more steps to complete to get there; steps that Lendl, Clijsters, Murray had go go throigh after starting their Grand Slam titleatch career with a 0–3 or so. If you want to find a reason why Simona lost, you need to look at the Davis match and the Kerber match. Simona had to spend so much ene
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NEW YORK — Maria Sharapova won her first Grand Slam match in 19 months with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 upset of second-seeded Simona Halep in a 2-hour, 44-minute first-round encounter at the U.S. Open on Monday. The 30-year-old Sharapova served a 15-month suspension for testing positive for the banned substance meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open, the last Grand Slam tournament she played. She hadn't play a match since until the Stuttgart tournament in April. Ranked 146th, Sharapova’s appearance at the U.S. Open is by virtue of a gifted wild-card entry. The U.S.-based Russian was uncharacteristica
Simona Halep shrugs off maiden Grand Slam title talk - Sports
An emotional Maria Sharapova collapsed to the court in tears after knocking out Simona Halep in a show-stopping return to Grand Slam tennis on Monday night. The first-round US Open blockbuster certainly lived up to the hype under the lights on Arthur Ashe Stadium, with Sharapova ultimately overpowering Halep and winning 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in her first Grand Slam appearance since serving a 15-month doping ban. The 2006 champion had looked set to win in straight sets when she led 4-1 in the second only to let it slip but recovered to clinch a dramatic victory after 2 hours, 44 minutes.
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Simona Halep won her first Grand Slam title at the French Open, calling it amazing and shares that it meant a lot to her for this to happen in Paris. Tennis. Interview. Up next: 2018 French Open. Related: Interview. FOLLOW US Facebook Twitter Google Plus Instagram NBC Sports Social Directory. ©2019 NBC Universal.
French Open 2018 Women's Finals: Simona Halep Scripts History, Beats Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-0 To Win First Grand Slam
Simona Halep achieved one of her career goals in becoming world number one in October, and now the Romanian is keen to claim another by winning the Australian Open. Halep missed the chance to become number one on a couple of occasions in 2017 but eventually reached the summit with victory over Jelena Ostapenko at the China Open semi-finals in Beijing. READ | Ramkumar Ramanathan advances in Australian Open qualifiers. She remained there at the end of the year and has started 2018 well by winning the Shenzhen Open in the build up to the year’s first grand slam. Claiming a major title has continu
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Romanian Simona Halep won the first Grand Slam of her career, beating American Sloane Stephens at the French Open Saturday in Paris. Halep can appear in a third straight Grand Slam final if she reaches the finale of Wimbledon, which begins on July 2 in London. The No. 1 tennis player in the world beat Garbine Muguruza in the semifinals and Angelique Kerber in the quarterfinals at the French Open. Rafael Nadal battles Dominic Thiem in the men's singles final at 9 a.m. Sunday at Roland Garros.
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Simona Halep's setback in the Australian Open final only reminded her that she has the game that will eventually lead her to a Grand Slam championship. By the numbers: 43rd Grand Slam's the charm for Wozniacki. From the fourth-most attempts to win a Grand Slam title to the most taken to win in Melbourne, here are some of the notable numbers from Caroline Wozniacki's Australian Open win. 2 Related. So the pressure was on. Caroline Wozniacki won her first Grand Slam singles title in her 43rd major with a 7-6 (2), 3-6, 6-4 win over Simona Halep in the Australian Open final on Saturday. Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images. It was the first time in the Open era that both Australian Open finalists had saved match points before reaching the final, so in some ways the pressure was off. In Halep's case, she was the first player who had saved match points in multiple matches to reach the final.
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