Simona Halep

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 […]

Halep, Pliskova Advance To Rome Quarterfinals

WASHINGTON, September 19, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Both top seed Simona Halep and No. 2 seed Karolina Pliskova, the defending champion, advanced to the quarterfinals of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome on Friday. Each beat their respective opponents in straight sets […]

Simona Halep Opts Out Of US Open

WASHINGTON, August 18, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) A day after winning her second WTA singles title of the year, in Prague on clay, World No. 2 Simona Halep of Romania weighed “all the factors involved and with exceptional circumstances in which […]

US Open: Day Of Reckoning For Simona Halep

WASHINGTON, August 17, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 2 Simona Halep proved she still has game – even after a five-month imposed hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Sunday, Halep beat third seed and World No. 23 Elise […]

Halep Takes Prague Open Title

STARNBERG, August 16, 2020 Simona Halep is the champion of the 2020 Prague Open. The top seed of the WTA International Event defeated the tournament’s No. 3 Elise Mertens from Belgium 6-2, 7-5 in Sunday’s singles final. Halep broke her […]

Halep Cruises Into Prague Open Semis

STARNBERG, August 14, 2020 The first three players advanced to the semi-finals of the Prague Open before play was called off for the remainder of the day due to bad weather. Top seed Simona Halep booked her spot in the […]

Halep Secures Quarterfinal Berth At Prague Open

STARNBERG, August 13, 2020 Simona Halep had to work hard in her second-round match on Friday, but eventually booked spot her spot in the quarterfinals of the Prague Open. The top seed of the WTA International Event overcame Czech wild […]

Halep Passes Hercog Test At Prague Open

STARNBERG, August 11, 2020 A busy Tuesday at the Prague Open was headlined by the top three players of the WTA International Event. No. 1 seed Simona Halep celebrated a successful return to the circuit with a 6-1, 1-6, 7-6(3) […]

Halep Pulls Out Of Palermo; Organizers Not Too Happy

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 2 Simona Halep has withdrawn from the Palermo Ladies Open, scheduled to re-launch the WTA tour beginning August 3 in Palermo, Italy. She cited coronavirus concerns for her reason to not come […]