October 31, 2020 6:57 pm
Simona Halep, who won the French Open in 2018 and is the reigning Wimbledon champion, did not travel to New York for this year’s US Open due to health concerns over the pandemic.
October 04, 2020 5:36 pm
Iga Swiatek, who is a former Wimbledon junior champion, will next meet Italian qualifier Martina Trevisan, who also scripted an upset by defeating fifth-seeded Kiki Bertens.
October 01, 2020 4:26 pm
Simona Halep hit her 15th winner on matchpoint to seal the match 6-3, 6-4 and will next meet USA's Amanda Anisimova, who earlier demolished compatriot Bernarda Pera.
September 26, 2020 3:17 pm
Ranked second but seeded No. 1 at Roland Garros because defending champion Ash Barty is not playing, Halep enters with a 9-0 record since tennis restarted, with titles on clay in Prague and Rome" and a 14-match winning streak that dates to February.
September 22, 2020 3:02 pm
Simona Halep, who lost the 2017 and 2018 Rome finals to Elina Svitolina, extended her record in tennis’ restart to 10-0.
September 19, 2020 8:32 pm
Simona Halep was ahead 6-2, 2-0 when Yulia Putintseva decided she was in too much pain to continue -- having already taken an off-court medical timeout between sets.
August 18, 2020 1:46 pm
Wimbledon champion Simona Halep will skip the US Open, saying on Monday that she is putting her health first and prefers to stay in Europe amid the coronavirus pandemic.
August 16, 2020 9:48 pm
Speaking after her 6-2, 7-5 victory over Elise Mertens in the Prague Open final, Simona Halep said "she just needed her time" to make a decision about participating in the US Open.
August 11, 2020 11:15 pm
Even after squandering three match points in the third set, Simona Halep edged past Slovenia's Polona Hercog 6-1 1-6 7-6(3) in the first round of the Prague Open.
July 26, 2020 7:45 pm
Italian Health Minister Roberto Speranza said on Friday people who have been in Romania and Bulgaria in the past 14 days will be quarantined upon arrival in Italy.
June 10, 2017 11:42 pm
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.