TORONTO: Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic capped a brilliant run to the Rogers Cup title on Sunday when a distressed second seed Simona Halep retired from the final after losing the first three games of the third set.
SINGAPORE: Serena Williams destroyed Romania's Simona Halep 6-3 6-0 on Sunday to win the WTA Finals championship in Singapore, proving once again why she remains the most formidable force in women's tennis.
LONDON: Powerful Canadian Eugenie Bouchard overcame match-point jitters to claim an eventful 7-6(5) 6-2 victory over Romania's Simona Halep 7-6(5) 6-2 at Wimbledon on Thursday and reach a grand slam final for the first time. The 20-year-old from Montreal harried and chased third seed Halep from the baseline, producing a series of forehand winners. The match was interrupted three times. After four games Halep, 22, needed treatment on a sore ankle. Then in the tie break a spectator was taken ill in the sunshine and had to be…