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Williams demolishes Halep for 3rd straight crown

World No 1 takes sweet revenge for her 'bagel set' defeat by the Romanian last Wednesday

Champion Serena Williams, flanked by Mr Wong and Mr Goh, also had an orchid named after her - the first time Singapore has honoured a sports personality in this manner.


HER participation in the tournament was in doubt days before the opening ceremony.

Rocked by illness and a knee injury that forced her to miss two tournaments in China earlier this month, there were murmurs that Serena Williams wouldn't even make it to the BNP Paribas WTA...

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