Also tasting success over the weekend was Andrea Petkovic, who picked up her second title of the season with a straight set win over Shelby Rogers in Bad Gastein. Next stop along the Road To Singapore: Bastad and Istanbul.
Off To Singapore
While Halep and Sharapova close in on the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global, two players have already booked their places.
Hall Of Famer
Lindsay Davenport was among the latest inductees to the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
The Amazing Jane Brown Grimes
Davenport wasn't the only member of the WTA family to be honored in Newport.