Simona Halep

Romania's Halep advances to Rogers Cup women's singles quarters

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, world number four, on Thursday advanced to the quarter-finals of the women's singles event at the 2.83-million-USD Rogers Cup WTA tournament in Toronto after defeating Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2 6-1. Halep, the reigning Wimbledon champion, prevailed in just 66 minutes over an opponent who came back after a long hiatus.

Romania's Tig wins July 2019 shot of the month (WTA)

Romanian tennis player Patricia Maria Tig won the July 2019 shot of the month, in a poll on the WTA website. Tig, who returned in the limelight after winning the title at Liqui Moly Open Karlsruhe and playing the final in Bucharest, gathered the most votes for a cross shot in the semifinal at the BRD Bucharest Open against German Laura Siegemund, at score 6-2, 2-1.

Romania's Halep - July 2019 player of the month

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep was voted the July player of the month, in a poll on the WTA website, after winning the 2019 Wimbledon Open women's singles trophy. Halep topped the monthly poll, surpassing US Serena Williams, the player she defeated in the Wimbledon final, as well as Anastasija Sevastova and Jil Teichmann.

Wimbledon champ Halep says she would like to play a match with President Iohannis

2019 Wimbledon Open women's singles champion Simona Halep, who was decorated on Tuesday by Romania's President Klaus Iohannis with the 'Star of Romania' in rank of Knight, said after the award ceremony that he she would like to play a tennis match with Iohannis. "I would like to play a match with Mr President, I have not done it yet, but why not?!

Simona Halep presented with National Order of the 'Star of Romania' in the rank of Knight

Romanian tennis ace Simona Halep was presented on Tuesday by President Klaus Iohannis with the National Order of the 'Star of Romania' in the rank of Knight, in a ceremony held at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace. "Before us stands a great champion, who has offered Romanians not only moments of joy, but also an invaluable example.

Grigor Dimitrov Down with 4 More Places in the World Rankings

He will begin the new week as the 57th rocket in the world, writes NOVA TV. 

Grigor Dimitrov retreated with four more positions in the world rankings and will start the new week as the 57th rocket in the world. The best Bulgarian tennis player dropped out last week at the start in Atlanta, where he lost against  World No. 405 Kevin King.

President Iohannis to award Halep National Order "Romania's Star" decoration;ceremony to be held at Cotroceni Palace on Tuesday

President Klaus Iohannis signed on Friday the decree for the decoration of tennis player Simona Halep with the National Order "Romania's Star," in rank of Knight, with the decoration ceremony scheduled to take place on Tuesday at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace.

Postage stamps issue 'Simona Halep, the Romanian tennis ambassador', in circulation as of Friday

Romfilatelia launches on Friday the postage stamps issue 'Simona Halep, the Romanian tennis ambassador', made up of one perforated souvenir sheet and one imperforated souvenir sheet in order to honor the tennis player's series of performances and especially winning the Wimbledon title.

UPDATE Tennis: Patricia Tig qualifies for BRD Bucharest Open final

Romanian tennis player Patricia Tig, the only Romanian left in the competition, has qualified on Saturday for the BRD Bucharest Open tournament singles' final, after she defeated German Laura Siegemund, 6th seeded, 6-3, 6-1. Tig won in 1 hour and 28 minutes and is the third Romania player to have reached the final of the competition hosted by the BNR Arenas.

Patriarch Daniel awards Patriarchal Cross to Simona Halep, calls her symbol of hope

Patriarch Daniel of the Romanian Christian Orthodox Church (BOR) on Thursday presented fresh Wimbledon tennis champion Simona Halep with a Patriarchal Cross, the highest decoration of the Romanian Patriarchate, at a ceremony hosted by the Patriarch's residence. "To many of today's young people, Simona is a symbol of diligence, perseverance and hope.

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