Halep lifts Doha title

Updated: February 16, 2014


Romanian Simona Halep lifted her first title of the year when she defeated Angelique Kerber in the final of the Qatar Open in Doha.

Halep enjoyed her most successful season last year with 3 tournament wins announcing herself as a serious threat on the ladies tour. In Doha she proved just that with a convincing straight sets win over Kerber, 6/2,6/3.

The win see Halep edge closer to Kerber in the rankings, the Romanian currently in 10th spot.