Romanian world number one Simona Halep beat American Sloane Stephens in three sets to win the Rogers Cup in Montreal.
Halep, who beat Stephens in the French Open final in June, eventually came out on top 7-6 (8-6) 3-6 6-2.
Sloane Stephens is ready to fly further after her recent successes on the Tour. Perhaps, if she manages a bit of continuity in her performances, she could take over the baton of American tennis from Serena Williams.
In a way, she has already done so. She has all the...
World number one Simona Halep finally won her first Grand Slam title with a gutsy comeback victory over American 10th seed Sloane Stephens in the French Open final.
Halep, who had lost her three previous major finals, went a set and a break down at Roland Garros.
World number one Simona Halep has another chance to finally land her first Grand Slam title after beating Garbine Muguruza in the French Open semi-finals.
The Romanian, 26, won 6-1 6-4 against the Spanish third seed.
US Open champion Sloane Stephens beat Daria Kasatkina to reach a first French Open semi-final and set up a meeting with fellow American Madison Keys.
Stephens, who beat Keys in last year's US Open final, defeated the Russian 6-3 6-1 at Roland Garros in Paris.