Bangladesh, Aug. 23 -- Simona Halep is living the dream after her Wimbledon triumph and the Romanian heads into next week's US Open hoping for a new dawn at the season's final Grand Slam after early exits in the last two years, reports The Indian Express.

Halep scorched 23-times Grand Slam winner Serena Williams 6-2 6-2 in less than an hour in this year's Wimbledon final to add a second major title to her trophy cabinet after last year's French Open crown.

The 27-year-old's near-flawless display at the All England Club marked a spectacular return to form after her world ranking dropped from first to seventh between mid-January and July.

"It's been like a dream since I left (Wimbledon). Even now, I'm living the dream," Halep, who credit...