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WTA rankings: Halep on top, Buzarnescu – best position ever

Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has announced on Monday the new world rankings following the results of the past two weeks. Simona Halep is ranked first in the world hierarchy, Mihaela Buzarnescu climbs to the best position of her career – ...

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Speed record set on Transfagarasan road, average speed of 122.7 km/h

A new speed record was reached by the British driver Mark Higgins on the Transfagarasan road. The length of the road was of 84.34 km. The race lasted 40 minutes, 58 seconds and 8/10, although according to Google Maps by ...

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Wimbledon: Mihaela Buzărnescu/Irina Begu defeated in the doubles quarter-finals

Romanian tennis pair Irina Begu/Mihaela Buzărnescu, 15th seeded, were defeated on Wednesday in the doubles quarter-finals at Wimbledon by the 12th seeded pair Nicole Melichar (US)/Kveta Peschke (Czech Republic) 5-7, 6-4, 6-4. The match lasted two hours and two minutes. ...

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Wimbledon: Simona Halep, defeated by Hsieh Su-wei! Buzarnescu, Begu, Niculescu in the last sixteen round in doubles

Unseeded Hsieh Su-wei sprung the latest shock at Wimbledon on No.1 Court on Saturday, as the wily veteran saved a match point en route to upsetting World No.1 Simona Halep, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5. The World No.48 trailed 5-2 in the ...

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CSM Bucharest: Women’s handball team has new coach – Magnus Karl Johansson

Swede Magnus Karl Johansson will be the coach of the CSM Bucharest women’s handball team during the coming two seasons, the Romanian champions announce on their website. “I am glad of the confidence the CSM Bucharest management has in me. ...

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Wimbledon: Halep through, Begu/Buzarnescu make it to doubles second round

Reigning Roland Garros champion Simona Halep recovered from a slow start only to finish in emphatic style against China’s Zheng Saisai, 7-5, 6-0, winning a ninth straight Grand Slam match as she returns to the third round of Wimbledon without ...

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Wimbledon: Mihaela Buzarnescu reaches third round, Sorana Cirstea defeated by Rodina. Dulgheru loses to Venus Williams

Romanian tennis player, Mihaela Buzarnescu, 28th WTA, has defeated on Wednesday Katie Swan, Britain, 204th WTA, 6-0, 6-3. In the next round Buzarnescu will face Karolina Pliskova, 8th WTA. For her performance, Buzarnescu will be awarded 240 WTA points and ...

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Update – Wimbledon: Sorana Cirstea, Alexandra Dulgheru, and Mihaela Buzarnescu – surprise victories in first round

Sorana Cirstea (51st WTA) – photo 1 – is the first Romanian tennis player to reach the second round at Wimbledon 2018, after defeating Magdalena Rybarikova (19th seeded, semi-finalist in 2017) 7-5, 6-3. Coming from the qualification rounds, Alexandra Dulgheru ...

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