Top-seeded Simona Halep made history with her opening round loss at the US Open
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Estonian Kaia Kanepi pulled off the shocker in New York. The US Open’s brand new Louis Armstrong Stadium bore witness to its first official match Monday, and Kaia Kanepi made sure it was a memorable one. The Estonian pro made history by shocking top seeded Simona Halep, kicking off tennis’s last major of 2018 by dispatching its No. 1 player.

Kanepi blitzed out to a 6-2, 6-4 straight sets victory to earn one of the biggest victories of her 14 year professional career. The overlooked veteran was...

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