The first racket of the world Simona Halep in Montreal for the seventh time in his career he became the champion of the tournament category Premier 5.
For the title in Montreal Halep fought against American Sloane Stephens, which is at the semifinal stage in two sets was the first racket of Ukraine Elina Svitolina. In personal meetings Halep was leading 6:2, including the recent victory in the final of Roland Garros.
The first set lasted 1 hour and 12 minutes, Halep was leading 4:1, and then are unable to apply for the party. In the end Seth Stephens missed two set balls and in the tie-break the American managed to fail, leading 5:1.
In the second set, Stevens has drastically added to what Halep was not ready. American made three breaks and turned the final into a decisive party.
In the deciding set Halep led 5:2, but Stevens refused to admit defeat. American did a back break and played three match-balls. In the 10th game of the opening match on his serve and has received two match-Bola – this time Romanian your chance is missed.
The third title in the season brought Simone Halep over 500 thousand dollars in prize money and 900 ranking points, which will allow the Romanian Monday to increase their lead from her nearest competitor up to 1800 points.
Simona Halep (Romania, 1) – Sloane Stephens (USA, 3) – 7:6, 3:6, 6:4