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World number one Halep stunned in Sydney

World number one Simona Halep’s preparations for next week’s Australian Open suffered a huge setback Wednesday when she was bundled out of the Sydney International at the first hurdle. The Romanian hadn’t played since withdrawing from the WTA Finals in October with a herniated disc, and was no match for ...

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Simona Halep doubles up by destroying Venus in straight sets

MONTREAL: World number one Simona Halep crushed seven time Grand Slam winner Venus Williams in straight sets at the WTA Montreal event just hours after a delivering a marathon three-hour victory over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. Top seed Halep took no prisoners against Williams, blitzing the 38-year-old American 6-2, 6-2 in just ...

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Pliskova ousts Halep to reach Madrid semi-finals

MADRID: Defending champion Simona Halep lost her first match at the Madrid Open in three years as Karolina Pliskova produced an inspired performance to reach the semi-finals. Halep had won the title here both in 2016 and 2017 but the world number one struggled to impose her baseline game against ...

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