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Simona Halep not intimidated by Serena Williams ahead of Melbourne showdown

Simona Halep outplayed Serena's older sister Venus in a 6-2 6-3 third-round victory, a performance she described as her best of the season but the Romanian knows Serena is the bigger obstacle.

Simona Halep hopes tough matches will provide route to rhythm

Simona Halep has struggled for form and fitness since her first-round defeat at the US Open last August and came to Australia lacking match practice after a back injury ended her 2018 season prematurely.

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Australian Open: Simona Halep faces tricky test against Kaia Kanepi

Simona Halep begins her Australian Open campaign against Kaia Kanepi on Tuesday in a rematch of their US Open meeting which the world number one lost in straights sets.

Simona Halep has new-found confidence ahead of Australian Open 

Simona Halep feels like a legitimate No. 1 in the world rankings after winning her first major title last year and showing new-found confidence ahead of the Australian Open.

Australian Open 2019: Coach-less Simona Halep admits behind curve at Melbourne Park

Simona Halep seed said her back had recovered "100 percent" from a herniated disk aggravated at the China Open in September, however, she revealed she was also feeling a bit behind the curve.

Australian Open 2019: Novak Djokovic, Simona Halep top seeds

Serena Williams, who won the Australian Open in 2017 while pregnant with daughter Alexis Olympia, returns as the 16th-seeded player after missing last year's tournament.

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Ashleigh Barty beats No. 1 Simona Halep in Romanian's tour return

Ashleigh Barty broke Simona Halep's serve in the final game to beat the No. 1-ranked Halep 6-4, 6-4 in a second-round match Wednesday at the Sydney International

World No. 1 Simona Halep back in action at Sydney International

And while the injury didn't require surgery, Simona Halep, who has previously battled similar injuries during her junior years, has spent much of the past three months off the court.

Darren Cahill takes year off from coaching World No. 1 Simona Halep

Simona Halep and coach Darren Cahill have parted ways as the latter announced that he was taking a break from tennis due to family reasons.

Simona Halep remains upbeat after 'best' season despite injury

Simona Halep is disappointed that a back injury forced her out of the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore but the Romanian world number one will still reflect on 2018 as her best year.

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Jelena Ostapenko rallies to French Open title

Jelena Ostapenko created history after defeating Simona Halep in straight sets and clinched her first French Open, also her first Grand Slam. The 20-year old came back after losing the first set 6-4 and went onto win the last two sets comprehensively 6-4, 6-3.

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