Simona Halep (28 years old), 2nd place WTA, can’t wait for tennis to resume, so she found it appropriate that it is a good time to reveal herself and tell a truth she has never said before.
Our champion admitted that the only player on the professional circuit she was always afraid of was Serena Williams.
“I will tell the truth, I have always been afraid of her. And honestly, I didn’t think I could beat her on the grass, for me this was impossible “, Simona admitted at Eurosport.
Former great Belgian champion Justin Henin also admitted that she was afraid of Serena.
“I understand what he’s saying. In my day, it was even worse because there were two Williams. It was Venus too!”, Laughed the Belgian.
Simona Halep, great champion reaction, after the biggest victory obtained in front of Serena Williams
Simona Halep had a great champion reaction, after beating Serena Williams without appeal, in the final at Wimbledon, in the summer of 2019, score 6-2, 6-2.
“It’s an inspiration for me and it remains one for me and for several players. It means a lot to me and my family. This result can inspire many children.
Now I have to be happy after what happened here. It’s the best day of my life, but I wouldn’t forget the final won at Roland Garros. Here you are in front of special people, the royal family is also here “, said Simona, after the match.