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Tennis: Simona Halep will not play in Eastbourne due to medical problems

Romanian tennis player, Simona Halep, 1st WTA, will not play at the Eastbourne tournament next week. She has announced on Wednesday that she is forced to withdraw from the tournament with prizes worth USD 800,000 due to an injury.  “I’m ...

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Tennis: Simona Halep defeats Sloane Stephens to win Roland Garros title!

Romanian tennis player, Simona Halep, 1st WTA, has won on Saturday the first Grand Slam title at Roland Garros, after defeating Sloane Stephens (US, 10th WTA) in the final 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. The match lasted two hours and three minutes. ...

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Roland Garros: Surprise Mihaela Buzarnescu defeats 4th seeded Elina Svitolina

Romanian tennis player, Mihaela Buzarnescu, 31st seeded, making her French Open main draw debut, pulled off a shocking upset in the third round on Friday when she eliminated No.4 seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine, 6-3, 7-5. The 30-year-old Romanian had ...

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Simona Halep outperforms Maria Sharapova – 22nd week as WTA leader

Romanian tennis player, Simona Halep, is in the 22nd week as leader of the WTA rankings. The Romanian has thus climbed on the 14th place in an all-time ranking, outperforming Maria Sharapova. The total number of weeks spent by Halep ...

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ITF admits Ilie Nastase’s appeal, sanctions cut, increased fine. I’ve learned my lesson, the former tennis legend says

Former tennis legend, Ilie Năstase, assisted by the law firm PeliFilip, has obtained the reduction of the sanctions imposed by the International Tennis Federation (ITF), the law firm has announced in a press release. In a release on Wednesday, the ...

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Australian Open: Halep cruises past Osaka to reach quarter-finals

No.1 seed Simona Halep has made the Australian Open quarterfinals for the third time in her career, ending the run of unseeded Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-2 in one hour and 19 minutes. “I played pretty good and I’m happy that ...

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Australian Open: Simona Halep survives injury to reach second round. Sorana Cirstea through, Ana Bogdan defeats Mladenovici

World No.1 Simona Halep was given all she could handle by 17-year-old wildcard Destanee Aiava in the first round of the Australian Open on Tuesday, but the Romanian rallied from a first-set hole for a 7-6(5), 6-1 victory on Rod ...

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Tennis: Simona Halep ends cooperation with main sponsor Adidas

Romanian tennis player, Simona Halep, 1st WTA, was voted Fan Favourite on Friday for the first time. On the other hand, industry sources have told Tennis.Life the 26-year-old Romanian doesn’t have a clothing sponsor for 2018. Unless something gets done ...

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