A sports fan take on the world of sports. Out is what the media wants me to think, in is what people should be following.
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I'm from Houston, a graduate of the University of Texas, a fan of the Houston Astros and Houston Texans. But this blog will be about the "greater sports", whatever that means.
An action packed week of sports saw two of the major four North American team sports settle their titles, along with a Triple Crown winner. But we turn to tennis for this week. Simona Halep captured the 2018 French open and became the first Romanian to win a tennis Grand Slam final since 1978 (and is our first Romanian Sportswoman of the Week). Halep is the World's Number 1 player and after three prior Grand Slam finals defeats, finally broke through against American Sloane Stephens after going down a set. The only other set she lost in the tournament was to former Sportswoman of the week Angelique Kerber while dominating other prominent and ranked ladies players like Garbine Muguruza and Elise Mertens. Halep is the next big star in ladies tennis, and is the Longhorndave Sportswoman of the Week!