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Category: FrenchOpen
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'Focus on Big Four still playing' 16.8.2018 SkySports | News
The presence of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on the ATP Tour in their mid-30s should be "celebrated" and scheduling critics should have a "different perspective", says Mark Petchey.
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Cahill: Simona Halep modeled her season on Rafael Nadal 15.8.2018 News, WTA RSS Channel
Cahill: Simona Halep modeled her season on Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal: 'We must make her a Little Rafa on the court' - WTA coach 15.8.2018 Daily Express :: Tennis Feed


SIMONA HALEP has been compared to Rafael Nadal by her coach Darren Cahill.
If her opponent wasn't enough, Simona Halep had to overcome bout of negativity 14.8.2018 www.espn.com - TENNIS
World No. 1 Simona Halep had to fight off her own negative emotions as much as Sloane Stephens in the final of the Rogers Cup.
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Simona Strong: How Halep became the first to qualify for Singapore 13.8.2018 News, WTA RSS Channel
Simona Strong: How Halep became the first to qualify for Singapore
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Simona Halep seals spot in WTA Finals 13.8.2018 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
World number one Simona Halep became the first player to qualify for the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore, the WTA said on Monday.
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Tennis: Halep beats Stephens in Montreal in repeat of French Open win 13.8.2018 Reuters: Sports News
World number one Simona Halep turned back American Sloane Stephens 7-6(6) 3-6 6-4 to win the Rogers Cup women's title in a rematch of their French Open finale in Montreal on Sunday.
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Simona Halep-Sloane Stephens: tennis' best & most bruising new rivalry 13.8.2018 Articles by Steve Tignor
Simona Halep's title-winning point at the 2018 French Open, against Sloane Stephens: “She makes me play better and better every time we meet each other,” Simona Halep said of Sloane Stephens after beating—surviving may be the better word—the American, 7-6 (6), 3-6, 6-4, in the final of the Rogers Cup on Sunday. Stephens didn’t hesitate to return the compliment. “Every time I play her, she makes me a better player, she makes me raise my level,” Stephens said of Halep, who also won their grueling three-set final at Roland Garros two months ago. “Sometimes you gotta get your butt kicked the hard way, and that’s OK.” Sloane and Simona have formed their own two-woman mutual-admiration society this year; more important, they’ve begun to form the most brutally entertaining rivalry in tennis. The WTA has had an abundance of interesting story lines in 2018, from the returns of Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova, to the Grand Slam breakthroughs by Halep and Caroline Wozniacki, to the return of ...
'She makes me play better and better' - Halep lauds rivalry with Stephens 13.8.2018 News, WTA RSS Channel
'She makes me play better and better' - Halep lauds rivalry with Stephens
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LIVE: Stephens, Halep face off for the 2018 Coupe Rogers crown 12.8.2018 News, WTA RSS Channel
LIVE: Stephens, Halep face off for the 2018 Coupe Rogers crown
Halep v Stephens, French Open Rematch in Rogers Cup WTA Montreal Final 12.8.2018 The Dysfunctional Tennis Blog
"Once I get on a good run at a tournament, I'm pretty consistent, pretty solid," Stephens said. "I just try to keep playing, keep competing, fight hard. Once you get to this point, the quarters, semis, finals of a tournament, everyone is good. You just have to compete hard, try to stay calm, and play your game as best you can...Overall I'm playing good. Good weather, good conditions, good court. We're in North America. Food is good. Just pretty consistent overall."
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Halep, Stephens into Montreal final 12.8.2018 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Sloane Stephens sent defending champion Elina Svitolina crashing out of the WTA Canada tournament in Montreal on Saturday to set up a rematch of the French Open final against Simona Halep.
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Montreal 2018: Sunday's Order of Play and Match Points 12.8.2018 News, WTA RSS Channel
Montreal 2018: Sunday's Order of Play and Match Points
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Surging Tsitsipas to face Nadal in Toronto final 12.8.2018 Rediff: Sports
Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas slayed another tennis giant on Saturday, saving a match point as he toppled big-serving Kevin Anderson 6-7(4), 6-4, 7-6(7) in a thriller to set up a Rogers Cup final against top seed Rafael Nadal.
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Tennis: Halep, Stephens set up rematch of French Open final 12.8.2018 Reuters: Sports News
World number one Simona Halep set up a rematch of the French Open final with Sloane Stephens after cruising to a 6-4 6-1 victory over Ashleigh Barty at the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Saturday.
Stephens, Halep set for Roland Garros final rematch in Montreal 12.8.2018 News, WTA RSS Channel
Stephens, Halep set for Roland Garros final rematch in Montreal
Sloane Stephens too strong for Elina Svitolina at Canadian Open 12.8.2018 Sporting News RSS

The determination of Elina Svitolina was not enough to halt Sloane Stephens' march into the final of the Rogers Cup.

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Halep powers into Montreal final 12.8.2018 SkySports | News
Simona Halep powered into the final of the Rogers Cup in Montreal where she will play US Open winner Sloane Stephens or defending champion Elina Svitolina in the final.
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Rafael Nadal explains Rogers Cup celebration but denies ‘revenge’ claims over Marin Cilic 11.8.2018 Daily Express :: Tennis Feed


RAFAEL NADAL claims getting off to a strong start to the hard-court season is the only reason for his huge celebration after last night’s Rogers Cup win - and it had nothing to do with getting his own back on Marin Cilic.
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Stephens breezes into semifinals of Rogers Cup 11.8.2018 www.espn.com - TENNIS
U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens romped into the Rogers Cup semifinals Friday, beating Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova 6-2, 6-2.
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