the World’s number one Simona Halep has Sunday, with 2,82 million dollars doped WTA-tournament in the Canadian Montreal won. In the final, the 26-year-old Romanian in 2 hours and 41 minutes, with 7-6 (8/6), 3-6, 6-4 the size of the American Sloane Stephens (WTA-3).
After six toernooizeges it was only the second time that Stephens in the final of a WTA tournament, the worst of it was hollow. The first time it happened to her in June of this year at Roland Garros, also against Halep. It was 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 on the clay courts in Paris.
Halep was for the third time in the final of the Canadian hardcourttoernooi, alternately in Toronto and Montreal taking place. They won the tournament already in 2016 and it was a year earlier runner-up. Sunday, she brought an eighteenth WTA title to her name, the third this season, after Shenzhen and Roland Garros.