Simona Halep sets sights on Olympics after fulfilling Wimbledon dream

The women’s champion aims to use her emphatic victory over Serena Williams as a springboard for further success, with 2020 Olympics in Tokyo a major goal

Shortly after her stunning victory over Serena Williams in the Wimbledon final on Saturday, Simona Halep made her way to the players’ lawn, the area at the All England Club where families, team members and friends often congregate after a match. Sometimes the champion chooses to enjoy the moment in private but Halep marched straight into the middle of the lawn and spent the next hour receiving congratulations from anyone and everyone. It is hard to think of a more popular champion or one who has worked harder to earn it.

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