Halep has played in 15 tournaments so far in 2018, but she followed up her first major title by losing in the third round at Wimbledon.
The triumph was bittersweet for Halep, 27, as she had announced on October 2 that a herniated disc injury to her back was the reason behind her first-round exit from the China Open, after having won her debut Grand Slam title at the French Open in June, reports Efe.
Sloane is now ranked 8th but things didn't look that bright for her at the start of the season, winning just three matches in the first four tournaments she played in 2018 before claiming six wins in Miami to lift the title, her biggest after that US Open triumph in 2017. She has been at the top of the rankings for almost the entire year even though her results suffered as the season wore on.
"I'm honoured to qualify for my first WTA Finals", said Stephens, who was runner-up to Halep at Roland Garros earlier this year. She then lost in the first round at the U.S. Open.
Both Pliskova and Bertens could move in front of Svitolina with good runs in Moscow, but she will qualify if either does not. "I'm looking forward to meeting the fantastic fans in Singapore, exploring the city, and competing against the best players of the season", Stephens was quoted by the WTA website as saying. So it's pretty stressful but somehow it's normal because injuries are pretty normal when you play at the highest level. "I want just to be better and ready to play the tournament". "The back is always hard, but I have to accept it and to look forward".
TMZ Sports caught up with Mayweather (50-0), and he didn't shy away from Nurmagomedov's request for a fight whatsoever. Mayweather thinks he will make even more money fighting the Russian than he did when he took on McGregor.
France , though, regrouped following the restart, as Griezmann equalised just after the hour with a well-taken looping header. Didier Deschamps' side remain unbeaten in the Nations League and top Group A1 with seven points from their three games.
Red Sox security reportedly was warned about the man due to suspicious activity in Houston's ALDS against the Cleveland Indians. The influx and increase of technology have swelled frets of spying and hacking within the game.
Pregnant meghan memorably helped out to hold Harry's umbrella has he addressed drought-stricken farmers in Dubbo on October 17. It was only to be expected that the news that they are expecting a baby would overshadow the first day of the tour.
The minor's death sparked worldwide outrage, as DNA tests confirmed Ali's role in the girl's rape and eventual death. Pakistan early on Wednesday hanged a man convicted for the rape and murder of six-year-old Zainab Ansari in January.
President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, had many on the Korean Peninsula fearing war. A series of weapons tests by North Korea past year , and an exchange of insults and threats between U.S.
They knew that something was not right as they felt weightless when they should have been feeling pushed back in their seats. Hague, 43, said he's dealt with in-flight emergencies during his Air Force career, but nothing like this.
A lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in Harvard University's admissions process is heading to trial in Boston's federal court. Harvard believes its campus diversity is at stake and says it couldn't achieve a rich mix of students without considering race.
The "offensive" caused an ecological disaster in southern Israel , but failed to bring the Jewish State to its knees. In a separate incident, a group of Palestinians broke through the Gaza security fence and approached an IDF post.
Australia 20-2 in reply to Pakistan's 282 in Abu Dhabi Test
Australia rallied to draw a thrilling first test in Dubai by batting out the last day and surviving with two wickets left. Afer the Tests both the teams will play a series of three Twenty20 worldwide with the first in Abu Dhabi on October 24.
Massive subscriber growth for Netflix
Netflix added seven million new customers in the three months to September, bringing its global total to more than 137 million. The Q3 results for Netflix came as a breather for its investors and the team after facing a slow down in the last quarter.
Mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states — CDC
- Five Maryland children may have contracted a rare virus with symptoms similar to polio , according to state health officials. Last year, one child died of the disease. "Right now we know that poliovirus is not the cause of these AFM cases", she said.