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WTA: Begu thrills home crowd with Bucharest crown
Hometown favorite Irina-Camelia Begu captured her fourth career WTA title – and first on clay – at the BRD Bucharest Open, dispatching an in-form Julia Goerges in straight sets. BUCHAREST, Romania – Irina-Camelia Begu ended the BRD Bucharest Open with a bang, capturing her home title with 6-3, 7-5 win over Julia Goerges. The Romanian…
WTA: Ostapenko shocks Halep for first Grand Slam title at Roland Garros
Jelena Ostapenko put on a thrilling display to halt Simona Halep’s quest for the No.1 ranking and win her maiden major title at the French Open. PARIS, France – Jelena Ostapenko capped a fairytale fortnight with not only her first WTA title but also her maiden Grand Slam crown, shocking No.3 seed Simona Halep, 4-6,…
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1984: Navratilova receives a $1 million bonus from the ITF for winning Roland Garros and thus holding all four Grand Slam singles crowns at the same time; she also crosses the $2 million mark in season earnings, more than men’s No.1 John McEnroe. The Australian Open joined the US Open in offering the women’s event equal…
Mutua Madrid: Copil, Halep, Cirstea, Begu
What a day at MMOpen… for Romanian tennis. First, Miss Halep twists and turns, plays around and by the end manages to win against Roberta Vinci 6-3; 2-6; 7-6(2). Up next Miss Cirstea played just under one hour against Cathrine Bellis and won 6-3; 6-2. Miss Begu got us all nervous in her match against…
Mutua Madrid: Copil
Romanian superstar Marius Copil goes into the second round after winning 3 set match against Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 7-6(6); 4-6; 7-6(9). Marius will meet World number 1, Andy Murray next. Mucha suerte, Marius! 🙂
Mutua Madrid: Begu
First round for Irina Begu at Mutua Madrid Open against Elena Vesnina from Ukraine (WTA 14): 6-4; 6-4. Irina’s next match will be agains Francesca Schiavone or a qualifier. Congrats Irina!!! Good luck in the next rounds!
Barcelona Open: Mergea
Florin Mergea and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi celebrate their first ATP World Tour doubles title as a team. © Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell Florin Mergea of Romania and Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan won their first ATP World Tour doubles title as a team on Sunday at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell. Mergea/Qureshi dismissed the German/Austrian pairing of…
Fed Cup: Romania vs. Great Britain
Romania wins 3-2 to Great Britain in Fed Cup Tie World Group II Play Off. fedcup.com Simona Halep and Irina-Camelia Begu put a controversial opening day in Constanta behind them and clinched victory against Great Britain on Sunday with two straight-sets wins respectively against Johanna Konta and Heather Watson.
Dubai Championships: Tecau
Rojer/Tecau Return To Winners’ Circle With Dubai Crown Duo wins first title of the season Former ATP Finals champions Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau ended their title drought on Saturday at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The Dutch-Romanian duo rallied past Marcin Matkowski and Rohan Bopanna 4-6, 6-3, 10-3 in one hour and 20…
“HALEP: FIRST ROMANIAN TO BEAT A NO.1” WTA
By beating Serena Williams, WTA Rising Star Simona Halep has become the first Romanian to beat a World No.1 since the WTA Rankings began almost 39 years ago.