Simona Halep hospitalised after Australian Open womens final report Caroline Wozniacki
SIMONA Halep was reportedly hospitalised overnight to receive treatment for dehydration following her Australian Open final loss to Caroline Wozniacki on Saturday night.
During its broadcast of the men’s final on Sunday, ESPN showed an image of Halep in a hospital bed and said she’d spent time overnight receiving treatment before being released later Sunday morning.
Top-seeded Halep spent almost 12 hours on court through her first six rounds, and was forced to save match points in the third round and in her semi-final win over Angelique Kerber.
The final was played in hot, muggy conditions with temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius and humidity around 60 per cent at the start of the match.
During the 2 hours, 49 minute match, Halep had her blood pressure and pulse taken by a trainer after complaining of feeling dizzy.
Wozniacki claimed her first major title in a 7-6 (2), 3-6, 6-4 win and also replaced Halep atop the rankings.....
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