Italian Open: Halep Wins As Defending Champ Pliskova Retires

 Italian Open: Halep Wins As Defending Champ Pliskova Retires

Top seed Simona Halep has won her first Italian Open title after defending champion Karolina Pliskova retired while trailing 6 – 0, 2 – 1 in Monday’s final, September 21, 2020.

AFP reports that World number two Halep, 28, was competing in her third Rome WTA final, having finished runner-up in 2017 and 2018 on the clay at the Foro Italico.

Wimbledon champion Halep’s 22nd career title comes just a week before the start of the French Open which she won in 2018.

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