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.
Steluta Duta (48 kg) and Maria Nechita (57 kg) are the winners of the gold medals of the Balkan Boxing Championships 2019 of Antalya, Turkey, while Eszter Torok (54 kg), Georgiana Mogos (+81 kg) and Gabriel Schiopu (52 kg) grabbed the silver medals.
Romanian tennis player Sorana Cirstea qualified on Wednesday for the quarterfinals of the WTA tournament in Tashkent (Uzbekistan) - Tashkent Open 2019, with total prizes worth 250,000 US dollars, after defeating Belgian Ysaline Bonaventure, with a score of 3-6, 6-3, 7-5. Cirstea (aged 29, WTA's 96th), 8th seed, managed to win in two hours and 14 minutes.
This year too Romania dominated the European Under-23 Rowing Championships in Ioannina - Greece, winning 9 gold, one silver and two bronze medals in the finals this Sunday. The girls' squads won 5 gold medals, and the boys 4.
Romania won three medals: one gold and two silver at the 2019 ECA Dragon Boat Nations and Clubs European Championships in Moscow that ended on Sunday, where competing were 900 rowers from Germany, Hungary, France, Romania, Moldova, Armenia and Russia. The competition was part of the international calendar of the European Canoe Association (ECA).
Romanian judokas Alina Cheru and Alina Zaharia won the gold medal in the Ju No Kata event at the Kata European Judo Championships in Grand Canaria (Spain). Cheru and Zaharia ranked 1st with 401.5 points in the Ju No Kata event, followed by Mathieu Coulon/Carole Heras (France) with 396.5 points and Mariano Arroyo Martin/Garcia Pozo Juan Manuel (Spain) with 394.5 points.
Romanian athlete Lucian Bors Dumitrescu won the gold medal in the 66 kg category at the Prague Junior European Cup 2019, whereas Mircea Tomescu won the silver medal in the 60 kg category.
Romanian Bianca Pascu secured the bronze medal in the women sabre individual event, within the World Fencing Championships of Budapest, after her qualification on Saturday for the semifinals, where she will face off Olga Kharlan from Ukraine.
Romanian-Dutch pair Horia Tecau/Jean-Julien Rojer, seed no 5, on Friday qualified for the 3rd round of the doubles event of the Wimbledon tennis tournament, the third Grand Slam of the year, after defeating French pair Hugo Nys/Fabrice Martin, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4. Tecau and Rojer won a cheque worth 32,000 pound sterling and 180 ATP points.
Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, WTA's 3rd, qualified on Thursday for the semifinals of the WTA tournament in Madrid (Mutua Madrid Open), with total prizes worth 7,021,128 US dollars, after defeating Australian player Ashleigh Barty, with a score of 7-5, 7-5. Halep (aged 27) needed only one hour and 32 minutes to defeat her opponent, WTA's 2nd.