Romanian tennis champion Simona Halep and Toni Iuruc tied the knot on Wednesday, September 15. Telekom Sport reports that the Romanian President himself, Klaus Iohannis, has been invited to the civil ceremony.
A restrained wedding party took place at Fratelli Club in Mamaia seaside resort, with around 300 guests attending: sports personalities, businessmen, politicians and artists, according to Fanatik sports publication. Among the guests there were former tennis player Ilie Năstase and ex-football legends Gheorghe Hagi, Gheorghe Popescu, Florin Raducioiu.
The guests attending the wedding party came without their mobile phones.
At midnight the sky was lit by spectacular fireworks.
Simona will be named Halep-Iuruc.
The religious ceremony and the official wedding party is due next year.
Nicu Bocancea, international master florist, provided the design of the party at Halep-Iuruc’s civil union ceremony.
Tens of thousands of light bulbs created a 30 sq m long story tunnel to the party room, tens of 3-meter-high trees enlivened the hall with bright green, but also the tables at which guests celebrated, woven and handmade vessels especially designed for this occasion from countless blades of grass, floating arrangements created from a mix of vegetation and white flowers, reads a press release.
The guests’ way to the place where the civil ceremony took place was made on a 200-m vegetative alley, built especially to restore the summer atmosphere, nature and freshness, and the altar was arranged at the end of a podium of 10 m from mirror, surrounded by alleys of white flowers from which sprang up countless flowers arranged in hundreds of transparent test tubes.
Simona Halep and Toni Iuruc came out as a couple for the first time after the title won by our athlete at Wimbledon in July 2019.
Since then, the two were seen together several times, but everything has been kept away from the eyes of the tabloid press.
Aged 42, Toni Iuruc is, according to the social media, an Aromanian millionaire who has been married before twice, with both marriages ended prematurely.
Toni Iuruc had proposed Simona this summer and they got engaged engaged in June, during the competitive break she had due to a leg injury (at the tournament in Rome, on May 12).