Williams steadied the ship by winning her first two service games at the start of the second set, but Halep matched her and secured a break in the fifth game after Williams sent a seemingly straightforward backhand long.
The day before the women's final, eight-time Wimbledon victor and Halep's idol Federer overcame Rafael Nadal in his semi-final, before offering his support to the world number seven, saying she should "back herself" and show a "winner mentality".
By contrast, Saturday's game was Halep's first final appearance at Wimbledon and, now, her only second Grand Slam title.
"She literally played out of her mind", a gracious Williams said immediately after receiving the runner-up trophy, her fourth at the All England Club.
Romania's Simona Halep (R) talks with her coach Darren Cahill during her women's quarter finals match against Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova at the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament in Caja Magica, Madrid, Spain, 10 May 2018. Williams is a seven-time champion at Wimbledon with her first win coming in 2002 against her own sister Venus Williams, who was the two-time defending champ at the time. At age four, Simona saw her older brother playing tennis and she picked up a racket to be just like him!
"I knew that I had to be aggressive, being 100% for every ball, that I can't have to let her come back in to the match because she's so powerful and so strong".
Once criticized for her mental fragility, the 27-year old has made a considerable effort to reverse course. "It was my mum's dream that I would play the final of Wimbledon - thanks to my parents".
Newly-minted Wimbledon champion Simona Halep explains how her mindset was the key to her victory in straight sets against Serena Williams. "That's why I was able to play my best, to be relaxed, and to be able to be positive and confident against her". She would continue to do damage with the shot throughout the match. She then went on to get apparel from Adidas before signing a contract for apparel with Nike in February 2018. This is not the kind of background din you need when trying to win a Grand Slam. "So I have to be better than that". Because if you listen to him, you get the good things. "I just told her that we'll talk later". You can get nervous, too nervous.
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Human Rights Council on suppression of rights and freedom in Hong Kong and called on it to eject China as a member. The demonstrators chanted demands in Mandarin, China's official language, for the Chinese traders to go home.
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The duo's joint official appearance will be a rare one, coming exactly a year after they showed up to Wimbledon together. This is the second time the sister-in-laws have watched the Wimbledon Ladies' Singles Final together.
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Taiwanese media broadcast footage of the clashes outside the Grand Hyatt, where Tsai is staying during her two-day USA trip. The official China Daily said Ms Tsai was "playing a game of brinksmanship" by building up Taiwan's military defence.
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