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Simona Halep

Even No. 2 Halep rooting for Serena to win US Open

The No. 2 women's tennis player in the world hopes Serena Williams wins the U.S. Open. Simona Halep raised some eyebrows last weekend after she lost to the top-ranked American in the Cincinnati final, saying during the trophy presentation, "I know you can do four." In other words, complete the Grand Slam by winning the U.S. Open. But if Williams takes the title, that means Halep doesn't, and it was unusual to hear a top player even imply such an outcome. Halep was still comfortable with that logic when asked about it Saturday, two days before the start of the year's last major tournament. "If I will not be in the finals, I want her to win," Halep...

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