Simona Halep (#1) loses to Kaia Kanepi (#44) in US Open Round 1

Simona Halep is a WTA World #1 tennis player from Constanta, Romania.

Halep meets Kanepi in US Open Round 1

Halep starts her US Open against Kaia Kanepi (Estonia) in Louis Armstrong Stadium on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 11 am. From $70

#1 Halep is given the honor of playing the first match in the brand new Louis Armstrong Stadium.

Halep lost to 44th ranked Kaia Kanepi (Estonia) 6-2, 6-4 in just 76 minutes. Oops.

1st Grand Slam Win

Halep’s win at the 2018 French Open in June was her first Grand Slam title.

World #1

Halep became WTA World #1 in October 2017 after reaching the final at the 2017 China Open.

2013 Breakout

2013 was the year Halep really made her mark with six WTA titles.

She said that she learned to relax on the court and play for fun. Halep started the year ranked #47 and finished ranked #11 in the world.

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