"I don't know if I will win, but I will take a big love from you and that's the most important for me", he said.
In the postmatch ceremony, Stephens was gracious, saying, "To Simona, congratulations on your first Slam".
Stephens had told of "no one else in the world I'd rather lose to".
"Her journey has been tough and she had a heartbreak here previous year and in Australia and all the things that have happened to her", Stephens said. Because a year ago I was a little bit defensive when I was leading the match, and now I just change it in my mind.
That was not the case in the first though as Stephens, the first American not called Williams to reach the French Openfinal since Jennifer Capriati won in 2001, played flawlessly.
Stephens was two points from defeat in the third round against Camila Giorgi of Italy, before coming back to win 8-6 in the third set. She's hitting her stride, and though it's come later than many thought, Stephens' prime might be now. She would right the ship, however, winning three straight games from down 4-2 and breaking Muguruza in the 10th game to seal the victory.
But the story of Saturday is how Stephens let her second Grand Slam title get away. She capped off the fourth game with a wonderful victor at the net.
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Stephens then saved the only break point she faced when serving for the set at 5-3, 30-40, and held.
Gutsy Stephens forced Halep to serve it out but, as yet another chorus of "Simona" rang around Court Philippe Chatrier from the vast Romanian contingent, she did just that. It appeared she was on her way to improving to 7-0 in tournamentfinals. She is chasing her first Grand Slam title.
If Rafael Nadal is going to fail in the French Openfinal, he has given no indication that his long-running domination on red clay is about to end.
Halep's coach and ESPN tennis analyst, Darren Cahill, who had been concerned early, said the change got to the legs of Stephens.
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"I felt that and I said, "it's not going to happen again, but it's okay". "I think that we'll just have to go out and compete".
"So I said there is a chance to come back and win it".
She twice has lost in the final at Roland Garros and was the runner-up to Caroline Wozniacki at the Australian Open in January.
She is trying to become the second Romanian woman to win a Grand Slam singles trophy.
"For all the haters who said she'll never win a slam because she's mentally weak, go choke on that", Petkovic posted.
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Almost 20,000 screaming Cavs supporters won't hurt Cleveland's cause, either. "It's been a tough series for Kyle", Love said. Spears of ESPN's The Undefeated, Iguodala is listed as questionable with a leg injury. "First year, it was 1-1", Kerr said.
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