Romanian tennis player, Simona Halep, 1st WTA, qualified on Tuesday in the second round at Wimbledon after defeating the Kurumi Nara (Japan) 6- 2, 6-4 in one hour and 17 minutes.
In another match, Monica Niculescu (30, 61st WTA) was defeated by Naomi Osaka (20, 18th WTA), 18th seeded, 6-4, 6-1, in 66 minutes.
Niculescu will be awarded GBP 39,000 and 10 WTA points.
Four of the eight Romanian women tennis players were victorious in the first round: Simona Halep, Mihaela Buzarnescu, Sorana Cîrstea and Alexandra Dulgheru.
Romanian tennis player Ana Bogdan was defeated by Spanish Lara Arruabarrena 6-1, 3-6, 8-6 on Tuesday.