Simona Halep

World number two tennis player Simona Halep tests positive for coronavirus

Halep was last featured in the French Open where she lost to Poland's Iga Swiatek 6-1, 6-2 in the fourth-round clash.

published on : 31st October 2020

Polish teenager Iga Swiatek ousts top-seeded Simona Halep from French Open

Iga Swiatek, the only teenager who reached the fourth round, avenged a crushing defeat by Simona Halep at the same stage last year.

published on : 4th October 2020

Untested Rafael Nadal expects tougher task as Simona Halep eyes French Open revenge

The 34-year-old Nadal next takes on 74th-ranked Italian Stefano Travaglia, who reached the last 32 of a Grand Slam for the first time after beating Kei Nishikori in five sets.

published on : 2nd October 2020

Simona Halep reaches French Open second round, David Goffin out

Top-seeded Halep won 10 straight games in beating Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-4, 6-0 to reach the second round of the French Open on Sunday and extend her winning streak to 15 match

published on : 27th September 2020

Simona Halep heads into 'weird' French Open as clear favourite

Serena Williams can never be discounted as she launches another bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles crown, but Roland Garros is the American's least successful major.

published on : 26th September 2020

WTA not bothered by tiny difference in Rome prize money

This time, Halep and Djokovic each collected a winner's check of about $240,000, but Djokovic got slightly more than she did.

published on : 24th September 2020

Simona Halep wins Italian Open as defending champ Karolina Pliskova retires

World number two Halep, 28, was competing in her third Rome WTA final, having finished runner-up in 2017 and 2018 on the clay at the Foro Italico.

published on : 21st September 2020

Simona Halep extends her perfect record in tennis' restart to 7-0 in Italian Open

Halep, who is actually on an 11-0 run overall stretching back to February, recovered an early break in the opening set and then overpowered her 29th-ranked opponent the rest of the way.

published on : 19th September 2020

Tennis walks the tightrope ahead of US Open post COVID lockdown

Some of the cynicism around the restarting of tennis can be attributed to Novak Djokovic's ill-fated Adria Tour after the tennis star got infected with the virus.

published on : 18th August 2020

Simona Halep signs up for Prague event

Halep said that she's 'looking forward' to playing the event in 'beautiful' Prague, and will be making her tournament debut.

published on : 23rd July 2020

Simona Halep donates USD 20,000 to Australia bushfire relief fund

Former world number one faced a semifinal exit at the hands of Spain's Garbine Muguruza in the Australian Open.

published on : 2nd February 2020

Simona Halep thwarts Serena Williams history bid with Wimbledon final triumph

Halep captured her second career major with a 6-2, 6-2 victory, adding a maiden Wimbledon to her 2018 Roland Garros triumph.

published on : 13th July 2019

Qualifier Ernests Gulbis shocks Alexander Zverev in Wimbledon third round

Alexander Zverev, playing for the third day in succession, was shocked by Ernests Gulbis, ranked 138, in a gruelling five sets.

published on : 8th July 2018

Simona Halep blames 'unprofessional' performance for Wimbledon exit

Simona Halep is the first women’s top seed to lose to an unseeded player at Wimbledon for 10 years.

published on : 8th July 2018

Hsieh Su-Wei has recipe for Wimbledon success

Hsieh Su-Wei's 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 win sent French Open champion Halep crashing out in the third round on Saturday.

published on : 7th July 2018
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