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Simona Halep

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  • Bouchard, Halep reach Wimbledon semis

    Bouchard, Halep reach Wimbledon semis
    LONDON - Rising stars Simona Halep and Eugenie Bouchard will meet in the semifinals at Wimbledon after winning quarterfinal matches in straight sets Wednesday. The third-seeded French Open runner-up Halep won the last 11 games to beat last year's...
  • Sharapova subdues Bouchard, returns to French Open final

    Sharapova subdues Bouchard, returns to French Open final
    PARIS - It wasn't easy and at times it wasn't pretty, but Maria Sharapova turned up the heat over three sets against up-and-coming Canadian Eugenie Bouchard on Thursday to reach her third consecutive French Open final. For a time, the woman being...
  • Sharapova wins French Open title

    Sharapova wins French Open title
    PARIS -- Maria Sharapova claimed her second French Open title when she floored Romanian Simona Halep 6-4 6-7(5) 6-4 after a marathon encounter in Saturday's final. Sharapova, the seventh seed from Russia, claimed her fifth Grand Slam title after...
  • Maria Sharapova defeats Simona Halep to win second French Open title

    Maria Sharapova defeats Simona Halep to win second French Open title
    Overcoming her nerves and some terrible serves, Maria Sharapova won her second French Open on Saturday, prevailing in a hard-fought match to become the first Russian tennis player to win the same Grand Slam tournament more than once. She was two...
  • For Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, happiness is just being here, at U.S. Open

    For Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, happiness is just being here, at U.S. Open
    The glamour match, Maria Sharapova and Caroline Wozniacki, took center court Sunday, each player seeking to further her fame, fortune and happiness. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, match and tournament over, had already found hers. Happiness, that is. Certainly...
  • Maria Sharapova rallies for second-round win at U.S. Open

    Maria Sharapova is a hugely talented tennis player and the queen of quirkiness. Also of perseverance. Both latter attributes were greatly in evidence Wednesday in her second-round victory at the U.S. Open, where she beat Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania,...
  • Venus Williams can't come up big in U.S. Open loss to Sara Errani

    — The venerable Venus Williams played a roller-coaster tennis match Friday that ended badly, for her and her ongoing comeback attempt at age 34, when the wheels finally came off. She lost to Sara Errani of Italy, a player she had beaten in all...
  • Wimbledon champ Kvitova upset in U.S. Open

    NEW YORK -- Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova joined a long list of women's upset victims at the U.S. Open when she was ousted in the third round on Saturday by 145th-ranked qualifier Aleksandra Krunic. The 21-year-old Serb fell onto her back in...
  • Magdalena Rybarikova Into Connecticut Open Final

     Magdalena Rybarikova Into Connecticut Open Final
    NEW HAVEN — A year ago, Magdalena Rybarikova's tennis career was on the rise. After a series of deep runs in tournaments and a few marquee wins over highly ranked players, Rybarikova reached No. 31 in the world rankings on Aug. 19, 2013. She...
  • Petra Kvitova Earns Spot In Connecticut Open Final

     Petra Kvitova Earns Spot In Connecticut Open Final
    NEW HAVEN — Petra Kvitova and Magdalena Rybarikova have been good friends for the past six or seven years. But they haven't played each other since 2011, in an International Tennis Federation event in Prague, which Rybarikova won. They will face...
  • Kvitova Wins Connecticut Open Title

    Kvitova Wins Connecticut Open Title
    NEW HAVEN — The friendship was forged when they faced each other for the first time in 2007. In the years since, Petra Kvitova and Magdalena Rybarikova have practiced together and developed a bond. When each advanced to the Connecticut Open final,...