Simona Halep

Halep Garners 400th Main Draw Win In Miami

MIAMI/WASHINGTON, March 26, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Simona Halep garnered her 400th main draw victory Thursday evening at the Miami Open presented by Itaú, but it didn’t come easy. The World No. 3 from Romania rallied from down a set […]

Simona Versus Serena In Aussie Showcase

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, February 15, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) As the Australian Open women’s quarterfinals begin Tuesday at Melbourne Park, one of the showcases of the Aussie fortnight will be a prime-time showdown between World No. 2 Simona Halep of Romania and […]

Hsieh Su-Wei Finds Winning Way In Melbourne

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, February 10, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Hsieh Su-Wei is known for beating top players in Grand Slam settings on big stages. Previously, she’s beaten Garbiñe Muguruza at the Australian Open and Simon Halep at Wimbledon. On Wednesday in the […]

Melbourne Summer Series Begins On Sunday

TA Press Release, January 28, 2021 World No.1 Ash Barty (Qld) and Nick Kyrgios (ACT) are set to headline a blockbuster Melbourne Summer Series at Melbourne Park from 31 January to 7 February 2021. More than 250 players will compete for $2.37 million in prizemoney across three […]

Getting Up Close And Personal With Simona Halep

WASHINGTON, December 3, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) With pro tennis enjoying a brief respite following the completion of the pandemic-interrupted 2020 season – and just weeks before the 2021 season begins in Australia – Simona Halep has posted a near […]

Absolutely Thrashing, Halep Gains Revenge At Roland Garros

WASHINGTON, October 3, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The best revenge is massive success and that’s what World No. 2 and French Open top seed Simona Halep is enjoying at Roland Garros. On Friday, Halep delivered a knock-out punch to 2019 Roland […]

Simona Halep: ‘It’s Nice To Be Back In Paris’

WASHINGTON, September 27, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 2 Simona Halep won the first of her two major titles at Roland Garros in 2018. This year, in the absence of last year’s champion, World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty, and […]

Roland Garros Women’s Draw: Danger Lurking Everywhere

With World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty, the reigning Roland Garros singles champion, not returning to defend her title due to coronavirus concerns, and newly crowned US Open titlist and No. 3 Naomi Osaka recovering from a hamstring injury suffered two weeks […]

Halep Wins First Rome Title After Pliskova Retires

WASHINGTON, September 21, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Top-seeded Simona Halep came out ready to play when she stepped out on Centrale for her Internazionali BNL d’Italia final against Karolina Pliskova Monday afternoon. Unfortunately, the same couldn’t be said for the defending champion […]

WTA Rome: A Nail Biter To The End Won By Halep

WASHINGTON, September 20 2020 (by Michael Dickens) It’s too bad there had to be a loser when top seed Simona Halep faced Garbiñe Muguruza in the first Internazionali BNL d’Italia women’s semifinal Sunday afternoon. The former No. 1 players and two-time Grand Slam winners […]