Simona Halep Gives an Update on COVID-19 Recovery

November 9, 2020 4:54 pm

At the end of October, Simona Halep gave some unfortunate news to all of her fans. She revealed that she had tested positive for the coronavirus, which has been spreading all around the world.

At the time, the Romanian said that she only had mild symptoms, and that she was recovering well. Now, she has taken to Twitter to announce that she has completely recovered.

Simona Halep and coach Darren Cahill

After she announced the good news, the Romanian engaged in some friendly banter with her coach Darren Cahill. He asked her if they could begin training again, and Simona enthusiastically said yes. However, Cahill felt that she needed a break before doing so and Halep agreed with him.

Before Halep was infected with the coronavirus pandemic, she played the 2020 French Open. She had a disappointing run there as she was thrashed by Iga Swiatek in the fourth round.

Halep’s loss there meant that she would be Grand Slam-less in 2020. Considering that she won two Slams over the course of 2018 and 2019, the Romanian must have been upset by this. Post her break, Halep is certain to resume her training in full swing to prepare for the 2021 Australian Open.

Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – October 2, 2020 Romania’s Simona Halep celebrates winning her third round match against Amanda Anisimova of the U.S. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

The Australian Open is a Grand Slam title that Halep has failed to win in her career. She did come close to it back in 2018 as she reached the final. However, she lost to Caroline Wozniacki in a thrilling match there.

The Romanian will now be hoping that she can go all the way when she plays in Melbourne. If she wins the title there, it will help her regain the No. 1 ranking from Ashleigh Barty.

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