Wimbledon champion Halep enjoys Romania’s adulation

Simona Halep, who became the first Romanian to win a Wimbledon singles title after she beat seven-times champion Serena Williams 6-2 6-2 in the final on Saturday shows her trophy at the airport in Bucharest, Romania, July 15, 2019. Inquam Photos/Octav Ganea via REUTERS

Romania’s presidency and the Orthodox Church awarded Wimbledon tennis champion Simona Halep their highest distinctions on Monday while hundreds of fans cheered her home after she blitzed U.S. opponent Serena Williams at the weekend.Halep, 27, became the first Romanian to win a Wimbledon singles title after stunning seven-times champion Serena Williams 6-2 6-2 in the […]

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