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Tennis: Monica Niculescu wins Limoges Open

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Romanian tennis player Monica Niculescu on Sunday won the Engie Open de Limoges tournament, in France, with total prize money worth USD 115,000, after she defeated in the final German player Antonia Lottner, 6-4, 6-2. Monica Niculescu (30) fifth seeded, ...

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Fed Cup: Romania vs. Canada to be played in Cluj-Napoca

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Romanian Tennis Federation (FRT) Vice-president, Razvan Itu, has stated on Wednesday that the Fed Cup matches between Romania and Canada will take place in Cluj-Napoca, the surface to be played on is to be decided, as every time, with the ...

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WTA Finals Singapore: Halep, defeated by Wozniacki in Red Group

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Romanian tennis player, 1st WTA, was defeated on Wednesday by Caroline Wozniacki (6th seeded) 6-0, 6-2 in the second match counting for the Red Group of the WTA Finals in Singapore. Halep seemed not to find the pace in a ...

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Kremlin Cup: Irina Begu, defeated by Daria Kasatkina in the semi-finals

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Romanian tennis player Irina Begu, 56th WTA was defeated on Friday by Daria Kasatkina (Russia, 28th WTA) 6-2, 6-3 in the semi-finals of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow. Finalist in Moscow in 2014, Begu is to collect 185 WTA points ...

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Kremlin Cup: Irina Begu through to semi-finals

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Romanian tennis player Irina Begu, 56th WTA, has qualified on Thursday to the Kremlin Cup semi-finals, after defeating Vera Lepko (Belarus, 167th WTA) 6-3, 4-6, 7-5. In the next round, Begu will face Daria kasatkina (Russia, 28th WTA). It will ...

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Special gift from businessman Ion Tiriac to Simona Halep

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Businessman Ion Ţiriac has made a special gift to Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, 1st WTA. One of the tennis courts at the ‘Stejarii Country Club’ will be named Simona Halep! Also in honour of the Constanta born sportswoman,. The ...

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Tennis: WTA announces ballot for annual year-end awards. Simona Halep, among the nominees for Player of the Year

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The WTA has announced its nominees for its annual year-end player awards in the categories of Player of the Year, Doubles Team of the Year, Most Improved Player of the Year, Newcomer of the Year and Comeback Player of the ...

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Simona Halep returns to Romania, says a dream has come true. She is on the 1st position in WTA rankings starting on Monday

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Simona Halep returned to the country on Monday by plane at around 12.00h. She was welcomed by Marius Dunca, Minister of Youth and Sports and by representatives of the Romanian Tennis Federation. “Thank you, I’m excited. My dream has come ...

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Update – China Open: Halep through to semi-finals, to play against Ostapenko


No.2 seed Simona Halep avenged a tough Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open loss to talented young Russia Daria Kasatkina to reach her first career semi-final at the China Open in straight sets. In the semi-finals, Simona Halep will face Jelena Ostapenko ...

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