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Halep suffers another early US Open exit

Simona Halep had hopes of being the first woman since Serena Williams in 2012 to follow a Wimbledon win with a US Open triumph.

Halep through to US Open second round

Simona Halep looked to be heading for yet another early US Open exit but came out firing after losing the second set to Gibbs.

Barty beats Sharapova, Halep survives scare in Cincinnati

Top-seeded Ashleigh Barty trounces Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-1, while Simona Halep battles past Ekaterina Alexandrova 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 during the second round of the Cincinnati Masters.

Halep survives Brady test to reach last 16 in Toronto

Despite requesting a medical timeout during the game, Halep surprises the crowd by defeating Brady during the second-half of the game.

Halep signs up for inaugural Adelaide International

World number four Halep said the decision to play in the first WTA event in South Australia had been made easier by her fondness for the city.

Serena to fight for equality until ‘the grave’

Williams' hopes of matching Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 Grand Slam titles are dashed again with a crushing straight sets defeat by Simona Halep.

Chilling Halep bubbles to the boil to win Wimbledon

Simona Halep took a 'long holiday' after her 2018 French Open win but did not expect to emerge triumphant at this year's Wimbledon tournament.

Halep defeats Serena at Wimbledon final

Simona Halep captures her second major title after winning the 2018 Roland Garros triumph.

Serena to face Halep in Wimbledon final

Serena Williams will face Simona Halep for the Wimbledon title and is closer to equalling Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slams.

Halep reaches first Wimbledon final

Simona Halep makes history as she becomes the first Romanian woman to reach the Wimbledon final and could possibly win the tournament.

Halep into 2nd Wimbledon semi-final

Simona Halep in her bid to win Wimbledon will face either Ukraine's Elina Svitolina, or Karolina Muchova of the Czech Republic.

I never give up, says Gauff as she bows out of...

Teenage sensation Coco Gauff hopes that her fans at Wimbledon know that she is a 'fighter' who 'never gives up'.

Gauff continues magical Wimbledon run while Djokovic eases through

Coco Gauff and Novak Djokovic continue their dominance at Wimbledon.

‘Chilled’ Halep shoots for perspective at Wimbledon

Simona Halep sweeps past Aliaksandra Sasnovich through the second round of Wimbledon with a 6-4, 7-5 victory.

Kerber swats aside Halep to reach Eastbourne semi-finals

Angelique Kerber will face unseeded Ons Jabeur in the last-four.

Wozniacki out as Kerber, Pliskova, Halep win in Eastbourne

Angelique Kerber, Simona Halep and Karolina Pliskova reach the Eastbourne championships quarterfinals, but defending champion Caroline Wozniacki gets trounced by eighth seed Aryna Sabalenka.

Teenager Anisimova stuns Halep to set up Barty semi-final

American Amanda Anisimova and Australian Ashleigh Barty will battle it out at the French Open semis after defeating champ Simona Halep.

Weather gives French Open organisers scheduling headache

Four of the survivors in French Open women's singles face the prospect of playing three days in a row to win the title after heavy rain washes out the day's action.

Halep and Djokovic storm into French quarter-finals

Simona Halep and Novak Djokovic continue their reign on the French Open as they demolish the competition to reach their respective quarter-finals.

Defending champion Halep eases into French Open last 16

Simona Halep will meet either Olympic champion Monica Puig or Polish teenager Iga Swiatek in the next round.

Tsurenko seeks confidence-boosting French Open win over Halep

Tsurenko has never beaten defending champion Halep in seven career meetings.

Halep banks on child-like enthusiasm to retain French Open crown

Simona Halep will channel her inner child when she begins her French Open title defense against Ajla Tomljanovic on Tuesday, vowing to enjoy herself in the absence of the stifling pressure of previous campaigns in Paris.

Halep beats Bencic to reach Madrid final

If Simona Halep becomes a champ at the Madrid Open, she could return to the number one ranking.

Osaka ‘dodged bullet’ in Stuttgart as rival Halep pulls out

Naomi Osaka said Simona Halep was getting really close to winning until she pulled out from the tournament due to a hip injury.