Halep sits atop WTA Tour rankings

2017-10-09 12:41

Romanian Simona Halep's run to the final of the China Open saw her take over at the top of the latest WTA rankings.

Now for a first Grand Slam, says new No 1 Halep

2017-10-07 22:05

Emotional Simona Halep called it the best day of her life and targeted a maiden Grand Slam as she surged to number one in the world for the first time.

Halep storms into China Open semis

2017-10-06 09:21

Simona Halep took a step nearer overhauling Garbine Muguruza as world number one when the Romanian raced into the semi-finals of the China Open.

Halep latest big name to fall in Wuhan

2017-09-26 14:13

World No 2 Simona Halep was dumped out of the Wuhan Open by Russia's Daria Kasatkina, becoming the ninth seed to tumble at the tournament.

Tearful Sharapova downs Halep in US Open return

2017-08-29 06:54

Former world number one Maria Sharapova made a triumphant return to Grand Slam competition, outlasting second-ranked Simona Halep at the US Open.

Cincinnati winner Muguruza climbs to third

2017-08-21 11:03

Cincinnati winner Garbine Muguruza of Spain has climbed three places to third in the latest WTA rankings.

Halep has top spot in her sights with Cincinnati win

2017-08-18 11:00

Romanian second seed Simona Halep stayed on track for a tilt at the world No 1 spot with a third-round win over Anastasija Sevastova at the Cincinnati Open.

Pliskova, Halep lead five-woman fight for No 1

2017-08-15 10:08

Five players have a chance to grab the world number one ranking at this week's US Open tuneup event in Cincinnati.

Halep, Svitolina advance in Toronto

2017-08-12 20:35

Simona Halep continued her quest to defend her title at the WTA Toronto tournament.

'Bit dead' Halep beats the heat

2017-08-04 07:20

World number two Simona Halep has battled through extreme heat to reach the quarter-finals of the WTA Citi Open.


Garcia stuns new No 1 Halep to win China Open

2017-10-08 13:30

Unseeded Caroline Garcia of France won her second title in as many weeks as she stunned new world No 1 Simona Halep at the China Open.

Halep powers to No 1 and Beijing final

2017-10-07 10:43

Simona Halep surged to No 1 in the world for the first time and into the final of the China Open as she beat Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko.

Ruthless Halep ousts Sharapova in Beijing

2017-10-04 12:21

Maria Sharapova opened up on the despair she feels in defeat after she was knocked out of the China Open in Round 3 by Simona Halep.

Sad Halep still can't solve Sharapova

2017-08-29 09:51

Despite all Simona Halep's work preparing for the US Open, the second-ranked Romanian could not prevent her worst nightmare from coming true.

Halep readies for Sharapova return

2017-08-26 21:55

Second-ranked Simona Halep will be Maria Sharapova's first Grand Slam opponent after a doping ban.

Pliskova wins twice to secure No 1 spot

2017-08-19 06:37

Defending champion Karolina Pliskova has won twice in one day for the third time this season, tightening her grip on the world number one ranking.

Halep advances in quest to win title, take No. 1 spot

2017-08-17 19:10

Second-ranked Simona Halep charged closer to taking the world number one ranking by beating Latvian 15th seed Anastasija Sevastova the Cincinnati Masters.

Horror flight for Halep in trek to Cincinnati

2017-08-15 08:40

World number two Simona Halep had a horror show journey to reach the WTA Cincinnati Masters this week involving a scary private plane flight and a six-hour car trip.

Severe heat ends Halep's run while Raonic falls

2017-08-04 23:09

Simona Halep retired with illness while Milos Raonic's title drought reached 19 months after his loss to Jack Sock in the Citi Open quarter-finals.

Thiem, Halep cruise to victory in Washington

2017-08-02 07:19

Top seeds Dominic Thiem and Simona Halep have cruised into the round of 16 at the ATP and WTA Citi Open with straight-set triumphs.

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