Sports Festival in Cluj: Simona Halep and Marius Copil to play demonstrative match vs. Flavia Panetta and Fabio Fognini

Romanian tennis players Simona Halep (3rd WTA) and Marius Copil (57th ATP) will play, on June 15, demonstrative matches in Cluj-Napoca against Italian tennis players Flavia Panetta and Fabio Fognini.

The games are included in the Sports Festival event to take place in Cluj-Napoca during June 13-16, informs

Marius Copil said on Tuesday, in a press conference in Cluj, that he is getting closer to his dream to reach top 50 ATP.

“I am getting closer to a dream, to reach top 50 ATP. I hope it won’t take long and make the step. I wish that by the time of the demonstrative match to reach my best ever position in the rankings. It is enough time for this, to get more points and have a better position in the rankings,” Copil said.

During the Sports Festival, Romania will face Italy in demonstrative tennis matches in women’s singles (Simona Halep vs. Flavia Panetta), men’s singles (Marius Copil vs. Fabio Fognini) and mixed doubles (Simona Halep and Marius Copil vs. Flavia Panetta and Fabio Fognini).

In 2019 Sports Festival will continue with the Universitatea Cluj football club anniversary match for 100 years since establishment.

The first edition took place in 2018 during 4 days with 20 free sports, two demonstrative matches and with more than 100 athletes attending.

ATPcluj-napocademonstrative matchfabio figniniflavia panettaMarius Copilsimona halepsports festivalUniversitatea ClujWTA
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