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August 28, 2015 8:00 AM A look at Serena Williams' possible path to true Grand Slam

Shortly after the draw for the U.S. Open set up Serena Williams’ path to completing a Grand Slam, she offered her own analysis. Actually, judging by her head-to-head records against many possible opponents, it might be. Still, there are sure to be tests for Williams if she is going to win seven matches over two weeks once play begins in Flushing Meadows 6

August 16, 2015 8:54 PM Belinda Bencic wins Rogers Cup as Simona Halep retires hurt

Swiss 18-year-old Belinda Bencic secured her second career title by winning the Rogers Cup as Simona Halep retired hurt in the final. Bencic, who beat Serena Williams in the semi-final, came through 7-6 (7-5) 6-7 (4-7) 3-0 in Toronto. Second seed Halep required treatment as she struggled with a leg injury and the extreme heat. The Romanian said: "Sorry 13

June 19, 2015 9:47 PM Aegon Classic: Simona Halep shocked by Kristina Mladenovic

Top seed Simona Halep is out of the Aegon Classic in Birmingham after losing 2-6 6-0 7-6 (7-4) to Kristina Mladenovic in the quarter-finals. The Romanian, bidding for a fourth singles title of the year, was overpowered by the world number 43. Halep, 23, reached the semi-finals of Wimbledon last year, while France's Mladenovic has never been past the first 8

June 19, 2015 6:30 PM Halep loses to Mladenovic in quarterfinals at Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) -- Top-seeded Simona Halep lost 2-6, 6-0, 7-6 (4) Friday in a back-and-forth match against Krisytina Mladenovic of France in the quarterfinals of the Aegon Classic. Mladenovic was outplayed in the first set but then won the second in only 20 minutes as Halep imploded with five double-faults. She failed to serve out the match 1

May 28, 2015 2:51 PM Caroline Wozniacki latest women's seed to exit in Paris

Former world No 1 Caroline Wozniacki joined the exodus of women's seeds at the French Open on Thursday (Friday NZT) when the Dane was bundled out in the second round by Germany's Julia Goerges. Wozniacki, seeded five, joined Romanian third seed Simona Halep, last year's runner-up, and number six Eugenie Bouchard of Canada, after a 6-4 7-6(4) defeat on a blustery 15

May 25, 2015 12:34 PM 'Stronger' Simona Halep progresses at French Open

Third seed Simona Halep came through the first round of the French Open unscathed as she beat Russia's Evgeniya Rodina 7-5 6-4. Halep, who is yet to win a grand slam, lost in the deciding set of last year's final to Maria Sharapova and is considered a serious contender again for the title in Roland Garros. She was never at her fluent best against Rodina 15

May 25, 2015 3:27 AM French Open: Simona Halep enters second round

Simona Halep, the 2014 runner-up, had to battle against Russia’s unseeded Evgeniya Rodina to advance to the second round of the French Open. The third seed player, who is bidding for her first major title, beat world number 91 Rodina 7-5, 6-4 in the match that lasted for over an hour. The Romanian said that it was not easy to start a new tournament but was happy 2 2

May 24, 2015 5:37 PM Federer, Nishikori, Halep advance on first day at French Open

Roger Federer, Kei Nishikori and 2014 women's finalist Simona Halep were among the winners Sunday as the French Open got under way at Roland Garros in Paris, via the Associated Press. Federer took out Colombian lucky loser Alejandro Falla 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 before being annoyed by a selfie-seeking fan. Frenchman and 14th-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, back from a wrist 46

May 24, 2015 10:54 AM Halep huffs and puffs into French Open second round

PARIS Last year's runner-up Simona Halep huffed and puffed past Russian Evgeniya Rodina as the French Open began on Sunday, the Romanian reaching the second round 7-5 6-4. The third seed was never really threatened but let her guard down too many times for comfort against a willing opponent on a sun-drenched court Philippe Chatrier. Halep, the top name in action 5

May 17, 2015 10:52 AM Rome Masters: Carla Suarez Navarro to face Maria Sharapova in final

Spanish 10th seed Carla Suarez Navarro kept herself in contention for her only second title after she defeated second seed Simona Halep 2-6, 6-3, 7-5 for a fourth win out of four against the Romanian in the semi-final of the Italian Open. Suarez Navarro will face the two-time Rome champion, Maria Sharapova, who had to work extremely hard to defeat Australia-based 8