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WTA confirms: Simona Halep hires Thierry Van Cleemput as new head coach

Former World No.1 Simona Halep has hired Belgian Thierry Van Cleemput as her new coach. Halep’s PR manager confirmed the news to WTA Insider. The pair, who were spotted working together last month at the Australian Open, will formally begin ...

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Tennis: Romanian pair Begu-Niculescu wins Thailand Open doubles title

Romanian pair made up by Irina Begu and Monica Niculescu has won on Sunday the doubles trophy of the tournament in Hua Hin, Thailand Open, with total prizes of USD 250,000, after defeating Ana Blinkova/Yafan Wang (Russia/China) 2-6, 6-1, 12-10. ...

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Ion Tiriac, Simona Halep and Ilie Nastase lose lawsuit against National Bank

IonTiriac (photo), Simona Halep, Ilie Nastase and other Romanian athletes involved have lost the lawsuit against the National Bank of Romania (BNR) regarding the BNR Arenas. At the end of last year, former tennis player and now businessman Ion Tiriac ...

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Handball Planet nominates Cristina Neagu as the best player in 2018

Romanian handball player Cristina Neagu, CSM Bucharest, has been nominated by Handball Planet as the best woman handball player in 2018, following a survey on journalists and internet surfers. Neagu got 48 votes to rank first, followed by French goalkeeper ...

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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 ...

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