World number one Simona Halep has won her first Grand Slam title with a gutsy comeback victory over American 10th seed Sloane Stephens in the French Open final. Halep, who had lost her three previous major finals, went a set and a breakdown at Roland Garros.
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- Halep became the second Romanian woman to win a Grand Slam singles trophy after Virginia Ruzici.
- This was Halep’s fourth major final and has lost all three in the past, including two at Roland Garros.
- Halep also was the runner-up at the Australian Open this January.
Source- BBC Sports