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Indian Wells: Simona Halep defeats Kristyna Pliskova, will face Caroline Dolehide in round three

Romania’s tennis player Simona Halep, 1st WTA, has qualified to the third round of the WTA tournament at Indian Wells (California) Saturday morning after defeating Kristyna Pliskova (Czech Republic) 6-4, 6-4. Simona, returning after a three-week break, started slowly and ...

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Indian Wells: Cirstea through, Niculescu advances in doubles

Romanian tennis player Sorana Cirstea defeated compatriot Monica Niculescu 6-2, 6-3 on Thursday, at Indian Wells tournament with prizes of USD 7,972,535 to advance to the second round. In the next match, Cirstea will face Venus Williams, 8th seeded, on ...

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Simona Halep receives present from sponsor

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep has received a present from one of her sponsors. She signed a partnership contract with Mercedes-Benz Romania in 2017 and thus she receives a car every year. Last year she got a Mercedes AMG SL63 ...

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Tennis, Indian Wells: Niculescu vs. Cirstea in the first round

Romanian tennis players Monica Niculescu and Sorana Cîrstea will play against each other in the first round of the singles event at Indian Wells (California), Premier Mandatory tournament, with total prizes of USD 8,648,508. Niculescu (30, 71st WTA), coming from ...

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Tennis: Tecau/Rojer pair wins Dubai Open doubles title

The Romanian-Dutch pair Horia Tecau/Jean-Julien Rojer has won on Saturday the title in the doubles event of the ATP tournament in Dubai (United Arab Emirates), with total prizes of USD 2,623,485 after defeating the pair Jamie Cerretani (US)/Leander Paes (India) ...

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Water Polo: Romania qualifies to the European Championship 2018

Romania’s water polo national team has qualified to the European Championship 2018 on Saturday after defeating the Czech Republic 17-6 (5-1, 4-1, 3-1, 5-3) in Brno, in the second round of the decisive match for the final tournament in Barcelona. ...

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Rugby: Romania defeats Russia 25-15

Romania’s national team defeated Russia 25-25 (10-8) on Saturday in the third leg of the Rugby Europe International Championship (REIC) 2018 in a match at Cluj Arena, but the team also did not get the offensive bonus point, as they ...

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Boris Becker, on visit to Romania upon the invitation from businessman Ion Tiriac

Boris Becker (50), six times champion of Grand Slam tournaments, has arrived in Romania upon the invitation from businessman, former tennis player, Ion Ţiriac (78), former manager and coach of the famous German legend. Boris Becker is going through a ...

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Simona Halep – honorary citizen of Bucharest

Romanian tennis player, Simona Halep, received on Monday the title of honorary citizen of Bucharest. The award ceremony took place at the Excelsior Theatre. Simona Halep went on the stage alongside tennis legend Ilie Năstase, saying he had been the ...

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