Halep beats Stephens to clinch Rogers Cup


World number one Simona Halep beat American Sloane Stephens  7-6(6) 3-6 6-4 to win the Rogers Cup women’s title in Montreal.

For the Romanian Halep, the game was a rematch of their French Open finale in Paris in June.

Halep, who had beaten Stephens then, claimed her second Montreal title in three years and third for the 2018 season.