World number one Halep struggled for rhythm against Kiki Bertens but there were one or two reminders of her class.

And the best instance came in the final set, when her back was really up against the wall.

Rome Masters
Djokovic, Halep split by 10 euros in Rome prize money
YESTERDAY AT 13:13

Having come to the net she was forced to produce this outrageous tweener shot.

Absolutely sublime!

Tennis
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WTA Rome
Halep claims Rome title after Pliskova retires with injury
21/09/2020 AT 14:29