It only seemed as if Simona Halep made history Monday in a New York minute. Actually, it took all of 76 minutes for her to become the first No. 1 women’s seed in the history of the United States Open to lose in the first round, falling by 6-2, 6-4 to Kaia Kanepi. As Halep’s trademark on-court soap operas go, the stunning upset was still swift, almost routine. Kanepi, a 33-year-old Estonian who is ranked No. 44, dominated a sluggish Halep in the first set before halting her rally to 4-4 from 0-3 in the second in the first main-draw match at the new Louis Armstrong Stadium. How to explain Halep’

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.

2018 has been Simona Halep’s year. The world No. 1 captured her first Grand Slam title earlier this year on the clay courts of Paris. On Sunday, she added to her legacy by taking her third title of the year and 18th overall in Montreal, where she defeated defending US Open champion Sloane Stephens in the Rogers Cup final, 7-6, 3-6, 6-4. Here’s more on the top women’s player in the world. The Simona Halep File.  The two met earlier this year in the French Open final, where Halep trumped the 2017 US Open champion, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. While Stephens captured her maiden Slam win first last year in New York, Halep leads Stephens in their head-to-head matchups, taking seven victories out of the pair’s nine meetings. - With her win in Montreal, Halep became the first player to qualify for the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore.

2018 US Open. Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 27 August-9 September Coverage: Live radio coverage on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; live text commentaries on the BBC Sport website. World number one Simona Halep became the first top-seeded woman to lose in the US Open first round, falling to a 6-2 6-4 defeat against Kaia Kanepi. The 26-year-old Romanian's serve was broken five times in the first match on the new Louis Armstrong Stadium. She fought back from a double break down to 4-4 in the second set but the Estonian broke again before Halep sent a forehand long on match point. H

Simona Halep waves goodbye to the Louis Armstrong Stadium crowd and the US Open after her loss. Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports. Facebook. Twitter. Facebook Messenger. Email. Aug 28, 2018. Peter Bodo ESPN.com Staff Writer.  "Definitely my dream came true," Halep said Thursday at the US Open media day. "Inside myself something changed. I'm more relaxed. I feel thankful for everything I achieved. Always I say, 'No. 1 in the world without a Grand Slam, you are not a real No. 1.' After French Open, I really started to believe that I'm a real No. 1." Kanepi has had significant experience with "real" No. 1 players, winning two of five encounters with them. Kanepi sometimes gets her recreational kicks racing men on the treacherous ice drift roads of Finland.

Simona Halep of Romania returns the ball in her women's singles first round match against Kaia Kanepi of Estonia on Day One of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Aug. 27, 2017 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Kena Betancur, AFP/Getty Images. Kaia Kanepi of Estonia hits a return to number 1 seeded Simona Halep of Romania at the 2018 US Open tennis tournament Aug. 27, 2018 in New York. - This year's tournament marks the 50th anniversary of the Grand Slam event. KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images. Elsa, Getty Images. S

2018 US Open on ESPN (U.S.), Amazon Prime (UK), ESPN (AU) streaming the entire card at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT, with the main finals expected to start between August 27 – September 9. Result: Top seed Simona Halep’s US Open campaign was cut short at the hands of an inspired Kaia Kanepi, who needed just two sets to score the first big upset of the US Open, 6-2, 6-4. US Open 2018 Full Match and Highlights Videos. Serena Williams vs Venus Williams (VIDEO) US Open 2018. The latest round of 32 US Open 2018 championship at Arthur Ashe Stadium, Serena Williams vs Venus Williams full match

US Open – Follow the Tennis match between Simona Halep and Kaia Kanepi live with Eurosport. The match starts at 17:00 on 27 August 2018. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen. Head-to-head: see historical stats and visit our detailed profiles for Simona Halep vs Kaia Kanepi. Get all the latest on Tennis: fixtures, results and tables. 30. Highlights. Remove. - - - Simona Halep will not be adding the US Open to her French Open title this year.  - HALEP 2-5 KANEPI: The French Open champion prevents another break - but Kanepi is a two-time quarter-finalist at this tournament and looking very happy out there. - HALEP 1-5 KANEPI: A hold of serve for Kaia Kanepi, and she's looking good to secure this first set in sharp time. - HALEP 1-4 KANEPI: The Kanepi forehand is still firing - four winners so far in this set.

US Open shocker: Halep becomes first top seed to lose in opening round. THE No. 1 seed had never lost in the first round of the US Open — until today’s stunning opening match. Marc Berman. New York PostAugust 28, 20181:00am. Video. Image. Halep crashes out of US open1:30.  In the first official match on the $150 million Armstrong court at Flushing Meadows, No. 1 seed Simona Halep of Romania crashed and burned in the first round of the US Open against 43rd-ranked Kaia Kanepi 6-2, 6-4 before most fans had settled in for the afternoon. The match, which began at 11am, kicked off the 50th US Open as Halep’s fans chanted “Si-mo-na” in the second set as the upset unfolded. Halep became the first No. 1 seeded woman to lose in the first round in the tournament since 1922 when seedings began.

The US Open’s brand new Louis Armstrong Stadium bore witness to its first official match Monday, and Kaia Kanepi made sure it was a memorable one. The Estonian pro made history by shocking top-seeded Simona Halep, kicking off tennis’s last major of 2018 by dispatching its No. 1 player. Kanepi blitzed out to a 6-2, 6-4 straight sets victory to earn one of the biggest victories of her 14-year professional career. The overlooked veteran was in danger of ceding a comeback in the second set when Halep won four straight points to break her and tie things at four games apiece, but Kanepi calmly broke

Simona Halep’s US Open campaign lasted an hour and 15 minutes against Kaia Kanepi as she became the first women’s top seed in the Open era to lose in the first round of the tournament.  US Open 2018, day one: Halep crashes out, Murray and Edmund in action – live! Read more. Kanepi tightened up in the second set, seeing a 3-0 lead wiped out at 4-4, but she kept swinging for the lines and, after breaking Halep for the fifth time, confidently served out one of the wins of her life. The good news for Halep is she is guaranteed to hold on to the world No 1 ranking having established a solid lead over her rivals. Topics. US Open Tennis 2018. US Open tennis. Simona Halep.

Simona Halep has been beaten in the first round of the U.S Open for a second consecutive year ( Getty ). This has been a memorable year for Simona Halep, but the world No 1’s Grand Slam season ended here on Monday with defeat in her opening match at the US Open. Smashing her racket and thumping balls away in anger, Halep was a picture of frustration as she was beaten 6-2, 6-4 in just 75 minutes by Kaia Kanepi, the world No 44. Halep had seemed a changed woman after finally winning her first Grand Slam title at the French Open in June – she had lost in her three previous Grand Slam finals - but

Simona Halep ist bei den US Open bereits ausgeschieden. Die Weltranglistenerste zertrümmerte ihren Schläger und schrieb Geschichte. Sie steht nun in einer Reihe mit Steffi Graf und Angelique Kerber.  Simona Halep ist bei den US Open bereits ausgeschieden. Die Weltranglistenerste zertrümmerte ihren Schläger und schrieb Geschichte. Sie steht nun in einer Reihe mit Steffi Graf und Angelique Kerber. 0. Anzeige. Bis zur ersten riesigen Überraschung dauerte es bei den US Open in New York ganze 76 Minuten. Ausgerechnet die Rumänin Simona Halep, bislang die konstanteste Spielerin der Saison und mit großem Abstand die Nummer eins der Tenniswelt, erwischte es am ersten Turniertag in der ersten Runde. Halep unterlag der Estin Kaia Kanepi 2:6, 4:6 und verließ wütend den Ort ihrer Pleite.

Simona Halep of Romania reacts in her women's singles first round match against Kaia Kanepi of Estonia in the first round of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Aug. 27. Halep lost 6-2, 6-4. (Photo: Getty Images). CONNECTTWEET LINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. NEW YORK — World No. 1 Simona Halep is definitely a perplexing figure to get a true read on as she journeys through women’s tennis. At times, she’s hot-headed and determined, traits the 26-year-old believes align with her Romanian roots. To that end, she’s a feisty competitor with the spirit to fight her

World No. 1 Simona Halep fell in the first round at the 2018 U.S. Open on Monday as she was defeated 6-2, 6-4 by Estonia's Kaia Kanepi. The French Open champion looked to have turned the momentum in her favour when she levelled from a double break down to 4-4 in the second set. But she was then broken again before world No. 44 Kanepi secured a momentous triumph. In the men's draw, eighth seed Grigor Dimitrov was the biggest casualty in Monday's opening session as he lost 6-3, 6-2, 7-5 to three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka. Elsewhere, Andy Murray came through in four se

Simona Halep has become the first No. 1-seeded woman to lose in first round of the U.S. Open in the professional era. Halep was beaten 6-2, 6-4 by 44th-ranked Kaia Kanepi of Estonia on Monday in a match that was stunningly lopsided and lasted all of 76 minutes. Related Stories. Ramkumar, Leander Paes make early exit from Atlanta Open. Novak Djokovic's match suspended in rainy Cincinnati Masters. Asian Games 2018: Tennis stars Ankita Raina and Ramkumar Ramanathan advance to pre-quarterfinals fuels medal hopes. Simona Halep and Rafael Nadal continue to reign supreme in tennis rankings. It w

Halep announced her withdrawal from the Connecticut Open on Monday, citing an injury to her right Achilles. The Romanian had accepted a wildcard to compete in her third straight tournament on the North American hard courts after a title run in Montreal and a runner-up finish in Cincinnati. Scroll to continue with content. Ad. Read more. Bertens stuns Halep to win in Cincinnati. But in a statement released by the tournament, Halep said: "I really wanted to play it and I saw that many fans bought tickets to see me here. But I feel very sore with my Achilles, and I need some rest. "I ha

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Atat Simona Halep, cat si Caroline Wozniacki au fost eliminate rapid de la US Open. Instaleaza aplicatia SPORT.RO pentru Android si iOS. Ai stirile momentului si livescore din toate campionatele! Toata Romania vede Romania in direct la PRO TV! Sambata, 23 martie, 19:00, Suedia - Romania! Marti, 26 martie, 21:45, Romania - Feroe! Caroline Wozniacki a glumit la US Open si a denumit noua arena Louis Armstrong drept “cimitir al jucatoarelor de top”. Daneza a fost eliminata prematur de la Flushing Meadows, in turul doi, de catre Lesia Tsurenko, insa si mai soacanta a fost infrangerea Simonei Halep

Advertise With Us. Online. Magazine. Contact Us. Site Map. Terms of Use.  Simona Halep became the first top-seeded woman to lose in the first round of the U.S. Open in the open era by losing 6-2, 6-4 to No. 44 Kaia Kanepi. The defeat marked the second-straight year in which Halep lost in the opening round of the U.S. Open. She lost last year as the No. 2 seed to Maria Sharapova. Halep won her first major at the French Open in 2018. The Romanian entered the U.S. Open on a hot streak by winning the Rogers Cup on Aug. 8 and finishing second in the Cincinnati Masters on Aug. 19. She struggled throughout Monday's match with Kanepi and coughed up 28 unforced errors.

The 2018 US Open tennis tournament begins Monday in Queens with a full slate of action. Expert Adam Zagoria of Zagsblog.com and Metro New York, breaks down the favorites hoping to take home the championship. CONNECTING  professional era. Halep blamed opening-round jitters, and that has been a recurring theme throughout her career. The reigning French Open champion has now lost her first match at 12 of 34 career major appearances, a stunningly high rate for such an accomplished player. “It’s always about the nerves,” said Halep, who was beaten in the first round in New York by five-time major champion Maria Sharapova in 2017. “Even when you are there in the top, you feel the same nerves. You are human.” Simona Halep reacts during her women’s singles first round match against Kaia Kanepi at the US Open on Aug.

Simona Halep beat Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in a gruelling French Open final © AFP. 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.  US Open champion Stephens had looked set to lift a second Grand Slam trophy when leading 6-3, 2-0, but the American 10th seed wilted in hot conditions and Halep pounced. The 26-year-old played a scintillating deciding set in which she made only five unforced errors, breaking her major duck in style. Halep celebrated her victory in a way usually seen at Wimbledon, climbing into her box to greet friends and family. "I tried to not do the same thing as last year.

Amid some spellbinding rallies Stephens, the US Open champion, clinched a solitary break to take the first set. Romanian Halep, 26, is the world number one but was still hunting a first grand slam title, four years after her first appearance in the final at Roland Garros. Widely regarded as having played too defensively in her final defeat by Jelena Ostapenko 12 months ago, Halep was the aggressor in the early stages. But she could not break the defence of the composed Stephens and it was the American who secured the break for 3-1. Halep ensured Stephens would have to serve the set out, and fo

Simona Halep suffered a shocking 6-2 6-4 defeat to Kaia Kanepi in the 2018 Us Open curtain-raiser. World number one retrieved a double break in the second set to get back to 4-4 but the Romanian got broken again and the Estonian held to serve out the match. The contest was all about Kanepi who stepped up big and played big the whole match against the Romanian. Kanepi, who came within two points of victory before losing their lone encounter at 2014 Doha, was asked what was the secret to her win over Halep, BBC reported. Estonian world number 44 responded: "I stayed aggressive all the time.

Simona Halep, the 26-year-old number one ranked female tennis player in the world, has just won the 2018 French Open. She defeated the 10th-seeded American Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 on Saturday. Stephens, for her part, told reporters that the women’s finals trophy “looks good” on Halep, and that there is “no one else I’d rather lose to than the number one in the world.” Halep is the first Romanian to win a grand slam since 1978. (Her manager, Virginia Ruzici, won the French Open 40 years ago.) Halep had lost at Roland Garros in both 2014 and 2017 and in this year’s Australian Open. “In the

Simona Halep became the first No. 1 female seed to lose in the first round in U.S. Open history in the Open Era on Monday. Estonian Kaia Kanepi upset her 6-2, 6-4 in the tournament’s first match at the new Louis Armstrong Stadium. “I cannot say much about this match, just that I didn’t really feel the ball,” Halep said. “But also, she played really strong and pushed me back, so it was tough.” The U.S. Open had been the only Grand Slam where the top-seeded woman won her opening match every year of the 50-year Open Era. The dubious upset happened three times at Wimbledon (Steffi Graf (1994), Mar

August 27, 2018 – Kaia Kanepi poses with a fan after her match against Simona Halep at the 2018 US Open. History was made and preserved at the US Open on Monday, as the first ball hit during this first official match in the new Louis Armstrong Stadium was donated to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. The first ball hit — a Halep serve, hit into the crowd by Kanepi — was caught by 7-year-old Sebastian Topor, of Berkeley Heights, N.J., pictured with Kanepi above. Tell friends about this! Twitter.

Simona Halep enters the Australian Open final as one of the most marketable players on the planet - though apparently not marketable enough for a sponsor.  Through the Australian Open she had been donning a simple, unmarked red dress created by a seamstress in China, based off an image Halep found online. Advertisement. Stitched up: Halep had her dress designed from a picture she found on the internet. Credit:Joe Armao. "I sent a picture [to a seamstress] … in China actually, one of my managers helped me," Halep said at the start of the Australian Open. "In 24 hours I had the outfit, and [it was] word-perfect. "I chose the model, but it's plain. Come on, there's nothing special there. But it looks good, I like it. &q

Simona Halep – Kaia Kanepi, turul 1 US Open 2018 – cote și ponturi la pariuri. Casele de pariuri o dau ca mare favorită pe Simona Halep în confruntarea cu locul 44 WTA, Kaia Kanepi. Cotă 1,14 au oferit bookmakerii pentru o victorie a liderului mondial, în vreme ce eliminarea Simonei din această fază a competiţiei aduce o cotă de de 6,00. De altfel, este de aşteptat ca românca să se impună în minimum de seturi. Astfel, specialiştii au oferit o cotă de 1,48 pentru un 2-0 la seturi al Simonei Halep. Îți place NOUL FANATIK.RO? Citește AICI ȘTIREA MOMENTULUI din sport!

FRENCH OPEN 2018: Results, schedule how to watch live at Roland Garros. French Open 2018 women's final: TV info, live streaming. The match began at 9 a.m. ET Saturday. NBC will air it live and stream it on NBC Sports Live Extra . French Open 2018 women's final matchup.  Top-ranked Simona Halep won for her first major title in her fourth final appearance. French Open 2018 women's final: Live updates, highlights. Scroll down to see live updates and highlights. 11:14 a.m.— Simone Halep completes the improbable comeback to win the match 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 and captured her first grand slam title. The moment @Simona_Halep became Roland-Garros champion!#RG18 pic.twitter.com/S1dDoOhwpp. — Roland-Garros (@rolandgarros) June 9, 2018.  10:37 a.m.— Halep breaks Stephens' serve to take the second set 6-4. We're headed for a third and decisive set of action. 10:22 a.m.— Just. Like.

Simona Halep is one match away from returning to World No.1 on Monday's rankings, and discussed the mental effort required to hold onto the top spot after reaching the Miami Open semifinals. March 27, 2019. Halep overhauls Wang Qiang with second-set comeback to make Miami semis. Simona Halep kept her bid to regain the World No.1 spot alive with a defeat of Wang Qiang in the Miami Open quarterfinals, erasing a 1-5 deficit and saving three set points in the second set. March 27, 2019. Defending champion Kvitova, World No.1 Osaka and home hope Muguruza to headline Madrid. The Mutua Madrid Op

Williams, who counts six US Open titles among her 23 Grand Slams, can match Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 majors with another title at Flushing Meadows. She missed last year's edition as she gave birth to daughter Olympia on September 1, but showed every indication she's ready to make up for lost time in a 6-4, 6-0 victory over Poland's Magda Linette. "I think I'm getting there," said Williams, who turned up the heat on a steamy New York night that opened with a gala celebration of the US Open's 50th anniversary.  It was the kind of Grand Slam history Halep could have done without as she tried to expunge the memory of her first round loss to Maria Sharapova at Flushing Meadows last year. But the Romanian, who broke through for a first Grand Slam title at the French Open this year, had no answer for Kanepi's power.

Also Read: 2018 French Open: Simona Halep Stuns Sloane Stephens To Claim First Grand Slam. Wawrinka, who is now 4-4 in his matchups with the Bulgarian, hit 30 winners, including six aces, and left Dimitrov in the dust with consecutive first round eliminations in Grand Slam tourneys for the first time in five years. At the beginning of this season, at Wimbledon, the 33-year-old Wawrinka had staged a comeback after losing the first set to eliminate Dimitrov 1-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5), 6-4. The former US Open champ has managed to reach the quarter-finals or better in each of his four earlier participa

Simona Halep's US Open campaign lasted just an hour and 15 minutes as she became the first women's top seed in the Open era to lose in the first round. The French Open champion arrived at Flushing Meadows as one of the hot favourites and declared herself free of pressure after breaking her grand slam duck at Roland Garros. But it did not appear that way against Estonia's Kaia Kanepi, one of the biggest hitters in the game, who blasted her way to a 6-2 6-4 victory. Kanepi has an impressive grand slam pedigree having reached six quarter-finals, including here last year, when she p

2018 has been Simona Halep’s year. The world No. 1 captured her first Grand Slam title earlier this year on the clay courts of Paris. On Sunday, she added to her legacy by taking her third title of the year and 18th overall in Montreal, where she defeated defending US Open champion Sloane Stephens in the Rogers Cup final, 7-6, 3-6, 6-4. Here’s more on the top women’s player in the world. The Simona Halep File.  The two met earlier this year in the French Open final, where Halep trumped the 2017 US Open champion, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. While Stephens captured her maiden Slam win first last year in New York, Halep leads Stephens in their head-to-head matchups, taking seven victories out of the pair’s nine meetings. - With her win in Montreal, Halep became the first player to qualify for the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore.

Simona Halep Photos - Simona Halep of Romania trains prior to The US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. - 2018 US Open - Previews.  Thanks for signing up! Please check your email (you may need to check your promotions tab) to confirm your subscription! Simona Halep Photos»Photostream. Main. Articles. Pictures. 2018 US Open - Previews. In This Photo: Simona Halep. Simona Halep of Romania trains prior to The US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 26, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Aug. 25, 2018 - Source: Alex Pantling/Getty Images North America) more pics from this album ». Prev 56 of 5411 Next. «Back Next». 57 - 60. Skip Album » | All Thumbnails ». Show Simona

Sloane Stephens led Simona Halep by a set and a break, but it was the Romanian who ultimately prevailed, and won her first Grand Slam title.  PARIS—Tennis.com writers Steve Tignor and Joel Drucker were at Roland Garros for Saturday’s fiercely fought women’s final between Simona Halep and Sloane Stephens. Here they discuss the match, how and why it turned around, and the emotions it brought out in the end. ***** Steve, My belief is that only the most devout Sloane Stephens fan wanted to see Simona Halep lose a fourth straight Grand Slam singles final and become something akin to the Buffalo Bills of tennis. But besides that vexing prospect, I also think Halep is likable because of her ravenous devotion to tennis—in practice, in off-c

World No. 1 Simona Halep and USA's Sloane Stephens. Simona Halep has been undoubtedly one of the world's best players since first reaching the French Open final four years ago, but today the World No. 1 could equal the unwanted Open-era record of most Grand Slam finals without a title. Halep, 26, has suffered three agonising defeats when one set from glory at the majors, with last year's loss in Paris after leading Jelena Ostapenko by a set and 3-0 perhaps the most painful. Halep will have a fourth opportunity to finally lift a Grand Slam trophy when she faces US Open champion S

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NEW YORK — Simona Halep made history in the first match ever on the new Louis Armstrong Stadium at the US Open. And not in a good way. With the tournament barely two hours old, the world No. 1 and top seed at the Open was sent packing by the powerful Estonian Kaia Kanepi, 6-2, 6-4, marking the first time ever that the No. 1 seed has lost in the first round. Stunner on Louis Armstrong Stadium! Kaia Kanepi knocks out Halep 6-2, 6-4 and it's now the first time a top seeded woman has lost her opening round match at the #USOpen pic.twitter.com/NIrKFM7gel. — US Open Tennis (@usopen) August 2

French Open champion Simona Halep failed to sustain any kind of service rhythm and her usually stout defence proved no match for unseeded Kaia Kanepi's bruising groundstrokes and deft drop shots.  The only consolation for Halep is that she has amassed enough ranking points to remain world number one after the two-week tournament in New York. (Source: Reuters). World number one Simona Halep was upset 6-2 6-4 by unseeded Estonian Kaia Kanepi in the U.S. Open first round on Monday, the second consecutive year the Romanian has lost her opening match at Flushing Meadows. Advertising. Playing in the first match on the newly renovated Louis Armstrong Stadium court, the French Open champion failed to sustain any kind of service rhythm and her usually stout defence proved no match for Kanepi’s b

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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. Media. Check out the latest articles and commentaries on the world No 1 tennis player. OPEN MEDIA. Sign up for the weekly newsletter about the World No.1.  Open Settings Continue my visit. Don’t miss Simona live message on New Year’s Eve! Close.  Last but not least, strictly necessary cookies help us to store your decision about the use of cookies on our website. This website is built on a Wordpress platform. The platform provider does not offer an option to disable the stricly necessary cookies, but they can be disabled using browser settings.

The women’s draw took a major turn on Monday with Simona Halep being upset. Here are some other takeaways from Day 1. N ormally, the first couple of days at the US Open don’t have a lot of huge surprises, but 2018 brought its first surprise just a couple of hours into the tournament. There was the unveiling of the new Louis Armstrong Stadium and it gave the crowd a memorable first match. The number one seed on the women’s side, Simona Halep, lost in the first round to Kaia Kanepi in straight sets (6-2, 6-4). It is the first time that the top seed lost in the first round at the US Open and the

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