Simona Halep Sets up WTA Finals Title Clash With Serena Williams, Who is in a Mood for Revenge

World number four Simona Halep was never troubled by Polish Agnieszka Radwanska in the semifinal match at Singapore as she set up a title match at the WTA finals vs Serena Williams.

updated: October 25, 2014 22:16 IST
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Simona Halep in action at Singapore.


Singapore: After Serena Williams' embarrassing defeat to Simona Halep in the WTA Finals group stage, the American narrowed her eyes at the post-match news conference and said she was looking forward to having a chance to avenge the loss. (Also read: Serena outlasts Wozniacki to reach final)

She didn't have to wait long. The pair will face off again on Sunday in the final of the season-ending championships after winning their semifinals on Saturday in contrasting fashion.

Williams beat Caroline Wozniacki in a thrilling contest 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6) to remain on course for a third-straight title, while Halep swept aside Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2, 6-2 to put herself in a position for the biggest title of her career.

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