Jelena Ostapenko earned her first WTA tour win in a big way: by dispatching Simona Halep 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 today in the French Open final. The Latvian is the first unseeded French Open women’s champion since 1933.
Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko had quite the day, and quite the last two weeks. The unseeded world No. 47 has booked a spot in the French Open final with a three-set win over Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland—oh, and she turned 20 years old today. Led by the on-court presenter, the crowd serenaded her with a rendition of…
Simona Halep, the world No. 4 whose participation in the French Open was questionable right up until the start of the tournament due to an ankle injury, played the match of her life against Elena Svitolina in the quarterfinals, coming back from a huge deficit to win in three sets.
If the men’s winner of the French Open is a certitude—Rafael Nadal looks like a lock for his 10th title at Roland Garros—the women’s side is the opposite. Featuring an injured Simona Halep, the triumphant return of Petra Kvitova, Serena Williams off somewhere growing a human, no Maria Sharapova (controversially), a…
Maria Sharapova defeated Simona Halep 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4 to win the French Open. In a tremendous match, Halep took an early lead in the third set, lost it, and then battled back to break Sharapova's serve, evening the set at 4-4. But Sharapova returned the favor and broke Halep to take 5-4 lead and won the championship…
Serena Williams won her second round match against Simona Halep 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 yesterday. Afterward, the 19-year-old Halep spoke about her breasts, namely the decision to have them reduced.
SBB claims this is a picture of Simona Halep soon after her breast reduction surgery. Romania's long national nightmare is now over. [SBB]
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The ongoing mini-saga of Romanian tennis star Simona Halep's decision to have breast reduction surgery has finally found one vocal female protester. Meet Alena Schurkova, a 32E-sized professional volleyball player who has gone public with her outcry.
Well-proportioned Romanian phenom Simona Halep is reportedly planning breast-reduction surgery, because her superhuman chest somehow doesn't help her play tennis. Or is she?