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WTA Tour CEO Steve Simon still wants transparent inquiry into Peng Shuai's allegations
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WTA Tour CEO Steve Simon still wants transparent inquiry into Peng Shuai's allegations

A year ago, the WTA suspended all tournaments in China because of concerns about the safety of Peng Shuai who accused a former government official of sexual assault.

'No chance' Simona Halep purposely took drugs, says former coach Darren Cahill
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'No chance' Simona Halep purposely took drugs, says former coach Darren Cahill

Simona Halep was provisionally suspended at the weekend for taking the banned substance roxadustat after she provided a sample at the US Open.

Simona Halep provisionally suspended for doping; says she will fight to clean her name
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Simona Halep provisionally suspended for doping; says she will fight to clean her name

Traces of banned substance Roxadustat were found in urine sample of Simona Halep, who gave the test during US Open.

Simona Halep out for rest of 2022 season after undergoing nose surgery
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Simona Halep out for rest of 2022 season after undergoing nose surgery

Simona Halep has had surgery on her nose and will not play again this year, the former world number one said on social media

Former World No 1 Simona Halep to rest for a few weeks after nose surgery
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Former World No 1 Simona Halep to rest for a few weeks after nose surgery

Halep, a two-time Grand Slam champion, was knocked out of the US Open in the first round last month, losing to Ukrainian qualifier Daria Snigur.

Toronto Masters: Simona Halep holds off Beatriz Haddad Maia to win third WTA Canadian crown
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Toronto Masters: Simona Halep holds off Beatriz Haddad Maia to win third WTA Canadian crown

Simona Halep kept control against unpredictable Beatriz Haddad Maia on Sunday, beating the Brazilian 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 to win a third Toronto Masters title.

Simona Halep to face Brazil's Haddad Maia for WTA Toronto Masters title
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Simona Halep to face Brazil's Haddad Maia for WTA Toronto Masters title

Simona Halep, the former world number one from Romania who won 2016 and 2018 trophies in Canada, showed her definitive return to form with the semis victory after dropping from the top 10 in the rankings a year ago due to injury.

Washington Open: Australia's Daria Saville upsets Jessica Pegula; Simona Halep, Hubert Hurkacz crash out
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Washington Open: Australia's Daria Saville upsets Jessica Pegula; Simona Halep, Hubert Hurkacz crash out

World number 88 Saville ripped the seventh-ranked American in hot and humid conditions while Romanian third seed Halep retired down 7-5, 2-0 to Anna Kalinskaya with illness.

Wimbledon 2022: 'Best tennis' Simona Halep to face Elena Rybakina in semi-final
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Wimbledon 2022: 'Best tennis' Simona Halep to face Elena Rybakina in semi-final

Russian-born Rybakina became the first player representing Kazakhstan to reach a Grand Slam semi-final when she defeated Ajla Tomljanovic of Australia, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3.

Wimbledon 2022: Former champion Simona Halep reaches semi-finals
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Wimbledon 2022: Former champion Simona Halep reaches semi-finals

Simona Halep eased past Amanda Anisimova 6-2, 6-4 to reach her third Wimbledon semi-final on Wednesday without dropping a set in the tournament so far.

Wimbledon 2022: Former champion Simona Halep advances to third round
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Wimbledon 2022: Former champion Simona Halep advances to third round

Kirsten Flipkens ends her singles career with this defeat. She kissed the grass as she bid audie to the court.

Simona Halep surpasses Maria Sharapova to reach No 3 spot in all-time career prize money list
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Simona Halep surpasses Maria Sharapova to reach No 3 spot in all-time career prize money list

Simona Halep's quarter-final run in Madrid, losing to eventual champion Ons Jabeur, took her to third in the all-time career prize money list.

Madrid Open: Ons Jabeur sweeps aside Simona Halep to reach semifinal
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Madrid Open: Ons Jabeur sweeps aside Simona Halep to reach semifinal

the Tunisian world number 10 reversed her result against Halep from Dubai three months ago, sweeping the Romanian aside 6-3, 6-2 in just 67 minutes

Madrid Open 2022: Andy Murray sees off Dominic Thiem as Simona Halep surges on
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Madrid Open 2022: Andy Murray sees off Dominic Thiem as Simona Halep surges on

Dominic Thiem was out for 10 months with a wrist injury and is 0-4 since making a return to professional tennis.

Madrid Open 2022: Simona Halep upsets home favourite Paula Badosa to reach third round
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Madrid Open 2022: Simona Halep upsets home favourite Paula Badosa to reach third round

Simona Halep won nine of the last 10 games against Paula Badosa to claim just her third top-10 victory since 2019

Madrid Open: Simona Halep feels 'fire back' with new coach Patrick Mouratoglou
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Madrid Open: Simona Halep feels 'fire back' with new coach Patrick Mouratoglou

Following a dominant display in the opening round against Zhang Shuai, Romanian star Simona Halep felt rejuvenated on his debut with coach Patrick Mouratoglou.

Madrid Open: Simona Halep and Paula Badosa to square off in 2nd round
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Madrid Open: Simona Halep and Paula Badosa to square off in 2nd round

The star duo setup up the clash with comfortable wins in first round as Halep beat Zhang Shuai 6-2, 6-3 and Badosa defeated Veronika Kudermetova 6-3, 6-0.

Serena Williams mentor Patrick Mouratoglou to coach Simona Halep
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Serena Williams mentor Patrick Mouratoglou to coach Simona Halep

Mouratoglou said Halep had asked if he was available to coach her while training at his academy in southern France before flying to last month's tournament at Indian Wells.

Indian Wells 2022: Maria Sakkari ends Paula Badosa's title defence, faces Iga Swiatek in final
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Indian Wells 2022: Maria Sakkari ends Paula Badosa's title defence, faces Iga Swiatek in final

Iga Swiatek will play either defending champion Paula Badosa of Spain or Greece's Maria Sakkari in Sunday's championship match.

Indian Wells 2022: Rafael Nadal extends perfect start to 2022, Halep and Swiatek book semi-final date
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Indian Wells 2022: Rafael Nadal extends perfect start to 2022, Halep and Swiatek book semi-final date

Rafael Nadal battled past big-hitting American Reilly Opelka 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (7/5) on Wednesday to push his 2022 record to 18-0.