World number one Simona Halep stunned in Sydney
Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 7:06 PM
World number one Simona Halep's preparations for next week's Australian Open suffered a huge setback Wednesday when she was bundled out of the Sydney International at the first hurdle. The Romanian hadn't played since withdrawing from the WTA Finals in October with a herniated disc, and was no match for fast-rising Australian Ashleigh Barty, who scored the biggest win of her career 6-4, 6-4.
Caroline Wozniacki reveals rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis
Friday, October 26, 2018, 2:49 PM
Caroline Wozniacki, her tennis season over after a loss at the WTA Finals, revealed that she had recently received a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disease that can cause joint pain and stiffness and problems with mobility. "In the beginning, it was a shock," Wozniacki, 28, said at a news conference in Singapore, the site of the WTA Finals.