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Five questions with Simona Halep

Emergence of world No. 5 has Romania excited about the state of tennis

Updated: March 20, 2014, 11:06 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

Simona Halep is only 22 years old, but already she finds herself where no Romanian woman has ever been:

Among the top five of the WTA's rankings.

One year ago, hard as it is to believe, Halep had a middling 5-7 record and a ranking of No. 57 in the world. Now, after winning six titles last year and taking the title last month at Doha, the world No. 5 has won more matches than any other woman in the past 10 months. What changed?

"I changed to be more aggressive on the court," ...

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