Romanian tennis player Patricia Tig qualified on Saturday for the women's singles final of the ITF tournament in Bendigo (Australia), with prizes worth 25,000 US dollars, after defeating Ankita Raina (India), with a score of 6-3, 6-4. Tig (aged 25, WTA's 113th), main seed, managed to win after one hour and 30 minutes.
Romanian tennis player Simona Halep and German tennis player Angelique Kerber will participate in an exhibition double match, alongside special guests, in Adelaide on Sunday, informed the organisers of the WTA tournament - 2020 Adelaide International, which kicks off Monday.
The pair made up of Romanian tennis player Monica Niculescu and Japanese tennis player Misaki Doi qualified on Monday for the quarterfinals of the women's doubles at the WTA tournament in Shenzen (China) - Shenzhen Open, with total prizes worth 775,000 US dollars, after defeating the duo made up of Ekaterina Alexandrova (Russia) / Oksana Kalashnikova (Georgia), with a score of 6-2, 6-2.
Romanian tennis player Simona Halep has climbed one spot advancing to the third position in the world ranking of professional tennis players (Women's Tennis Association - WTA), released on Monday.
Romania's bobsledders Andreea Grecu and Teodora Andreea Vlad grabbed the gold medal in the two-woman bobsleigh event on Sunday, in the 2019 IBSF Junior World Championships Bobsleigh & Skeleton (Germany). Grecu and Vlad were timed with 1 min 42 sec 85/100, 51 sec 19/100 in the first leg, and 51 sec 66/100 in the second.
Romanian tennis player Sorana Cirstea qualified on Thursday for the quarterfinals of the Open de Limoges WTA 125 K tournament, with total prize money worth 125,000 USD, after she scored 6-3, 6-3 against Spanish player Sara Sorribes Tormo. Cirstea (29, WTA's 74th) won in one hour and 19 minutes.
Romanian tennis player Ana Bogdan qualified on Wednesday for the round of 16 at the WTA tournament - Open BLS De Limoges in Limoges (France), with prizes worth 115,000 US dollars, after defeating Dutch Arantxa Rus, with a score of 7-6, 6-2. The Romanian national (aged 27, WTA's 105th) managed to win the event after one hour and 32 minutes.
Romanian tennis players Simona Halep and Patricia Tig are among the four finalists for the 2019 WTA Shot of the Year, along with Polish Iga Swiatek and Ukrainian Elian Svitolina. Halep, got picked with two nominations, having won the monthly polls in February and May, came into the final with the first, while Patricia Tig won the July poll.
Romanian tennis player Ana Bogdan on Thursday advanced to the singles quarter-finals of the 60,000-USD W60 ITF tournament in Nantes, France, after defeating France's Oceans Dodin 7-6 (3) 3-6 6-2. Sixth-seeded Bogdan, 26, world number 126, prevailed in two hours and 22 minutes over 23-year-old Dodin, world number 232, having served 12 aces to her opponent's five.
Romanian-Dutch duo Horia Tecau/ Jean-Julien Rojer on Tuesday advanced to the men's doubles quarter-finals of the 2,082,655-euro Swiss Indoor ATP tennis tournament in Basel, Switzerland, after defeating Croat double Nikola Mektic/Franko Skugor a 6-3 6-7 (7) 10-5. The 4th seeded pairing won the in an hour and 44 minutes.