Simona Halep: Dealing with fame was stressful

Updated: 22 November, 2020 10:29 IST | A correspondent | Mumbai

"In 2014, tennis changed my life. No Romanian tennis player had ever played a Grand Slam final since 1978. People on the street recognised me. I tried to enjoy the attention, but it was stressful," she was quoted as saying by Tennis World USA

Simona Halep
Simona Halep

Romanian tennis star Simona Halep found it difficult to deal with fame after she entered her first Grand Slam final — the French Open in 2014. She lost to Maria Sharapova in the final.

"In 2014, tennis changed my life. No Romanian tennis player had ever played a Grand Slam final since 1978. People on the street recognised me. I tried to enjoy the attention, but it was stressful," she was quoted as saying by Tennis World USA.

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First Published: 22 November, 2020 09:52 IST

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