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Halep accused of second doping offence

Former World number one, Simona Halep, has been charged with a second anti-doping violation over “irregularities in her athlete biological passport”. [ad]   The former Wimbledon champion has been provisionally suspended since October last
1 year ago
Brazil's Beatriz Haddad Maia reacts during her women's singles final tennis match against China's Zhang Shuai on Day 9 of the Rothesay WTA Birmingham Classic tennis tournament at Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham, central England, on June 19, 2022. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

Haddad Maia into Birmingham final after defeating Halep

Beatriz Haddad Maia defeated former Wimbledon champion Simona Halep at the Birmingham WTA tournament on Sunday to reach her second final in a week.
2 years ago
(FILES) In this file photo Japan's Naomi Osaka competes against Czech Republic's Marketa Vondrousova during their Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games women's singles third round tennis match at the Ariake Tennis Park in Tokyo on July 27, 2021. - Naomi Osaka vowed on August 16, 2021 to give more than just this week's Cincinnati Masters prize money in aid of the earthquake in her father's native Haiti. The natural disaster which has claimed nearly 1,300 victims, prompted an immediate response from the world number two. (Photo by Tiziana FABI / AFP)

Halep earns injury comeback win; Gauff to face Osaka

Simona Halep earned her first victory since last May's calf injury pause as the three-time finalist defeated Magda Linette 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 on Tuesday at the ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters.
3 years ago
US player Serena Williams (L) arrives with her coach Patrick Mouratoglou (R) for a practice session at the Aorangi Practice Courts at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, south-west London, on June 27, 2021, ahead of the start of the 2021 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament. (Photo by AELTC/David GRAY / POOL / AFP)

Ball in Serena’s court at Wimbledon with rivals’ fitness doubts

Serena Williams turns 40 on September 26 and the arrival of that landmark birthday will be all the sweeter if she has at last equalled Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 Grand
3 years ago
Romania's Simona Halep speaks after victory against Poland's Iga Swiatek in their women's singles match on day seven of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on February 14, 2021. (Photo by David Gray / AFP)

Halep gains revenge on Swiatek, plays Serena in quarters

Simona Halep exacted revenge on French Open champion Iga Swiatek with a comeback three-set victory Sunday, setting up a blockbuster quarter-final with Serena Williams at the Australian Open.
3 years ago
Serena Williams of the US reacts on a point against Danielle Collins of the US during their Yara Valley Classic Women's singles tennis match in Melbourne on February 5, 2021. (Photo by David Gray / AFP) /

Injuries mount as Osaka, Serena, Kenin struggle ahead of Aussie Open

World number three Naomi Osaka joined Serena Williams and Simona Halep with injury niggles ahead of the Australian Open Saturday as defending champion Sofia Kenin blamed her groin strain
3 years ago
Serena Williams of the US reacts on a point against Australia's Daria Gavrilova during their Yarra Valley Classic women's singles tennis match in Melbourne on February 1, 2021. (Photo by DAVID GRAY / AFP)

Serena, Halep advance in Australian Open warm-up events

Former world number one Serena Williams and Simona Halep started the season with straight-sets victories in Melbourne a week before the Australian Open gets underway.
3 years ago
Winner Poland's Iga Swiatek (R) is congratlated by Romania's Simona Halep at the end of their women's singles fourth round tennis match on Day 8 of The Roland Garros 2020 French Open tennis tournament in Paris on October 4, 2020. MARTIN BUREAU / AFP

Swiatek stuns Halep as Nadal rolls into French Open quarterfinals

Iga Swiatek from Poland yesterday fulfilled the rites of passage as the debutante by dethroning the top seeded Simona Halep of Romania 6/1, 6/2 in an outstanding display of power and precision...
4 years ago
Serbia's Novak Djokovic poses with his trophy after winning the final match of the Men's Italian Open against Argentina's Diego Schwartzman at Foro Italico on September 21, 2020 in Rome, Italy. Riccardo Antimiani / POOL / AFP

Djokovic wins record 36th Masters 1000 title at Italian Open

Top seeds Simona Halep and Novak Djokovic have been crowned Italian Open champions following two finals with contrasting endings, writes
4 years ago
MASON, OHIO - AUGUST 14: Simona Halep of Romania returns a shot to Ekaterina Alexandrova of Russia during Day 5 of the Western and Southern Open at Lindner Family Tennis Center on August 14, 2019 in Mason, Ohio. Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Wimbledon champion Halep battles back in Cincinnati

Simona Halep fought back from a set down to defeat Russia's Ekaterina Alexandrova 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 in her Cincinnati WTA opener on Wednesday.
5 years ago
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