I'm surprised people saying Sharapova is the big favourite for the title over the player who hasn't come close to dropping a set. And I don't think Halep has really played close to her best.
Either she is holding something in reserve, or is just not fully happy with her timing yet, but Halep has mainly been coasting through with consistent depth. Sharapova has given everything she has to get out of jail. If they meet in the final sharapova may be the slight favourite, but over the whole tournament Halep has been the better player.
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