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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.

Halep pulls out of WTA tournament in Stuttgart

Simona Halep who has only played on clay in the Fed Cup so far this season, will now aim to return in time to play in Madrid and Rome next month.

Halep sees off Wang to move into Miami semis

The Romanian is the highest seed left in the draw following Naomi Osaka's 3rd-round exit.

Halep swats Venus in Miami

The Romanian will meet Serena Williams next.

Halep recovers to beat Hercog, Venus wins in Miami

She will face 3-time Miami Open champion Venus Williams in the 4th round.

Blistered Halep beaten by Vondrousova at Indian Wells

The 19-year-old will face either Elina Svitolina or Ashleigh Barty in the quarter-finals.

Halep fights past qualifier Kozlova to reach Indian Wells 4th round

Service breaks are the order of the day as both traded 4 on the way to the 1st-set tiebreaker and 4 more to open the 2nd set.

Mertens shrugs off back pain to beat Halep for Qatar Open...

Her win was her third victory over a top ten player in Doha this week, and her second over a Grand Slam champion.

Halep outlasts Svitolina in Doha thriller, faces Mertens in final

Halep last defeated Svitolina in the 2017 French Open quarter-finals.

Halep sets up Doha semi-final showdown with Svitolina

The Romanian closed out the win against Julia Goerge in just over 2 hours.

Halep’s reign as world No.1 over

Simona Halep keeps a positive mental attitude by focusing on winning her matches instead of the race of the ranks.

24 years on the learning never stops for Serena

The 37-year-old took a break from tennis after the birth of her daughter in 2017 and only returned last year.

Serena edges top seed Halep to reach quarters

The victory was a major step for Serena towards equalling Australian Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 Grand Slam wins.

Serena faces toughest test since return against Halep

The 37-year-old has not faced a player ranked one since returning from giving birth last year.

Halep sets up Serena showdown as Djokovic relentlessly marches on

Meanwhile, Djokovic's victory means he is guaranteed to stay world number one when the new rankings are released after the tournament.

Halep confronts Venus as Serena and Djokovic resume Slam drive

Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus is unseeded, but remains a threat.

Harried Halep staggers into Open clash with Venus

Halep eventually downed Williams 6-3, 6-7 (5/7), 6-4 after two-and-a-half hours.