She's one of the most experienced players on tour!Two-time grand slam singles champion Simona Halep is our special guest on our Day 5 episode from the National Bank Open in Toronto.Meanwhile, we've seen plenty of shock upsets on the grounds of the NBO, as Iga Swiatek suffered a surprise exit, while Bianca Andreescu's tournament came to an end.We cover all the action and preview the quarterfinals ahead on our latest episode of Match Point Canada!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Champions Corner: Simona Halep, Jennifer Brady win big on restarts
WTA Insider Podcast
Simona Halep and and Jennifer Brady join the WTA Insider Podcast to reflect on their successful season restarts, which were punctuated by title runs at the Prague Open and Top Seed Open in Lexington, respectively. World No.2 Halep extended her winning streak to nine matches after coming through a pair of early scares in Prague to win her 21st career title. American Jennifer Brady captured her 1st WTA Title in dominant fashion, rolling through the Lexington field to win the title without losing a set and being broken just three times all week. For both Halep and Brady, their title runs last week simply underlined their fabulous starts to the season. Not even a five-month shutdown could derail their progress.
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2019 Wimbledon: Simona Halep plays it perfect to win the Championships
WTA Insider Podcast
Simona Halep played the match of her life to defeat Serena Williams 6-2, 6-2 to win 2019 Wimbledon. The World No.7, who will rise to No.4 on Monday, dropped just one set over the fortnight to become the first Romanian to win the Wimbledon singles title, her second major title in the last two years. Hear Halep address reporters after her big win and then sit down with WTA Insider for a candid chat about what triggered her renewed mindset at Wimbledon and what it portends for the future.
Wimbledon Draw Review featuring Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep
Wimbledon Championships Official Podcast
Wimbledon Radio Channel’s Marcus Buckland, Naomi Cavaday and Barry Cowan give a comprehensive review of the Wimbledon 2018 draw, including interviews with Israeli Dudi Sela who faces World Number One Rafael Nadal in the first round, and last year’s ladies’ singles semi-finalist Magdaléna Rybáriková. We also hear how Wimbledon preparations are going from some of the biggest names in tennis, including Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Simona Halep, and Johanna Konta.
French Open Day 14 - Simona Halep – Grand Slam Champion At Last; Can Thiem Topple Nadal?
The Tennis Podcast
Simona Halep is a Grand Slam champion at last.Having lost her previous three finals, Halep finally ended her drought by battling past Sloane Stephens in a captivating contest at Roland Garros. On the Tennis Podcast, Catherine and David pay tribute to her resilience.Trailing by a set and a break to Stephens, who was looking close to unbeatable, it felt like Halep would fall short once again. So how did she turn it around? Did the quality of Stephens' tennis actually help Halep to play more aggressively? Catherine says that Halep had to become "not afraid to lose".Halep’s win has been greeted by an outpouring of goodwill from fellow players. What makes her such a popular champion? How might she celebrate? And can she now become a multiple Grand Slam champion?Elsewhere, David and Catherine look ahead to tomorrow’s men’s final. Thiem is the only man to have beaten Nadal on clay in the past two seasons. But can he possibly do it over five sets in his first Grand Slam final? And is the challenge more physical or mental for Thiem? David and Catherine talk up his chances. But do they think he’s going to win?There will be daily editions of The Tennis Podcast throughout the French Open, in association with Telegraph Sport. It is presented by Catherine Whitaker (Eurosport) and David Law (BBC 5 Live, BT Sport) Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.