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Simona Halep defeats Bianca Andreescu in WTA Finals in Shenzhen

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep defeated Canadian Bianca Andreescu in three sets, 3-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-3, Monday, in a match in the Purple Group of the 2019 Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen (China). Halep, 28, world number 5, has managed to prevail in two hours and 34 minutes, in a match with dramatic overtones, at times.

Former world number one tennis player Halep to bear Romania's flag at 2020 Summer Olympics

President of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR) Mihai Covaliu said on Wednesday that former world number one tennis player Simona Halep will be recommended to be Romania's flag bearer at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, with the final decision to be made by COSR Executive Committee. "Simona Halep is said to be one of Romania's most iconic athletes.

Romania's Halep progresses to China Open 2019 women's singles 2nd round

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, world number six, on Sunday advanced to the women's singles second round of the 8,285,274-USD China Open WTA tournament in Beijing, after defeating Sweden's Rebecca Peterson 6-1 6-1. Halep, 28, who last week withdrew from the 2019 Wuhan Open tournament with back pain, prevailed over 24-year-old Scandinavian, world number 53, in an hour and 12 minutes.

Simona Halep celebrates her 28th birthday at China's Great Wall

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, world number six, celebrated on Friday her 28th birthday at the Great Wall of China, according to a picture posted on her Instagram account in which she uncorks a bottle of champagne. Along with Simona are her boyfriend, her coach Dan Dobre and her physical trainer Teo Cercel.

Simona Halep, defeated in second round of US Open, Sorana Cirstea through to 3rd round

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, #4 WTA, was defeated by American Taylor Townsend by 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (4), on Thursday, in New York, in the second round of the US Open, the last Grand Slam tournament of the year, while Sorana Cirstea qualified for the third round.

Nike Met Young Tennis Players with their Idols

The Nike sportswear brand's YouTube channel has released a series of videos in which young girls send touching letters to their favourite athletes. United by a common passion - tennis - Vanessa, Zoe, Madison, Catherine and Keiko share what they have learned from their idols and how much they recognize themselves in the end and even meet in person.

Halep to play qualifier in US Open first round

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, world number four, will play a qualifier in the first round of the US Open tournament, the last Grand Slam of the year, according to the draw in New York on Thursday. Halep, who won the Wimbledon title this summer, lost in the first round at last year's tournament in Flushing Meadows.

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.

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