Halep overcomes Kerber in epic semis to reach Australian Open final

Melbourne, Jan 25 : World No.1 Simona Halep justified her ranking by defeating Germany’s Angelique Kerber 6-3, 4-6, 9-7 in a gruelling Australian Open semi-final here on Thursday. The Romanian top seed battled for two hours and 20 minutes to eventually subdue 21st seed Kerber, becoming the first Romanian woman to reach the Australian Open final, […]

Halep claims Shenzhen title

Shenzhen (China), Jan 6 : World No. 1 Simona Halep won her first title of the new tennis season after defeating Katerina Siniakova in the final of Shenzhen Open here on Saturday. Heavy rain forced the match to be played at an indoor court, but that was no trouble for Halep to have a good start, […]

Sharapova, Halep open 2018 season with victory

Shenzhen, Jan 1  Maria Sharapova and top-ranked Simona Halep opened the 2018 season on a victorious note scoring straight-set wins at the Shenzhen Open on Monday. Russian ace Sharapova eased to a 6-3, 6-0 win over Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania with a powerful forehand winner, while Romanian Halep advanced into the next round after a […]