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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing irina.marica@romania-insider.com.

 

Romania photo of the day: US Open champion Emma Raducanu ready to play at Transylvania Open in Cluj

US Open champion Emma Raducanu is in Romania to play in the Transylvania Open tournament. She made her first appearance in front of Romanian fans on Saturday, October 23, during one of her practice sessions at the stadium in Cluj-Napoca. (Photo source: TransylvaniaOpen on Facebook)

Emma Raducanu arrived in Romania, her father's country, on the night of Friday to Saturday. She is a favourite of the Transylvania Open tournament in Cluj-Napoca, alongside Simona Halep and Anett Kontaveit. Other top players such as Garbine Muguruza, Paula Badosa, or Elise Mertens have withdrawn from the event.

Although the WTA 250 event will be played without spectators (due to new restrictions coming into force on Monday), Emma got to meet some of her Romanian fans over the weekend when the stadium was open to the public. She even addressed the small crowd in Romanian at the end of a practice session.

Emma Raducanu and Simona Halep have been drawn in the same half at Transylvania Open, and this means that they could potentially meet in the semi-final, according to The Guardian. Until then, Raducanu will play against Polona Hercog in the opening round, while Halep will face Gabriela Ruse.

Transylvania Open WTA250 takes place this week at BT Arena in Cluj-Napoca. Further details here.

newsroom@romania-insider.com

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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing irina.marica@romania-insider.com.

 

Romania photo of the day: US Open champion Emma Raducanu ready to play at Transylvania Open in Cluj

US Open champion Emma Raducanu is in Romania to play in the Transylvania Open tournament. She made her first appearance in front of Romanian fans on Saturday, October 23, during one of her practice sessions at the stadium in Cluj-Napoca. (Photo source: TransylvaniaOpen on Facebook)

Emma Raducanu arrived in Romania, her father's country, on the night of Friday to Saturday. She is a favourite of the Transylvania Open tournament in Cluj-Napoca, alongside Simona Halep and Anett Kontaveit. Other top players such as Garbine Muguruza, Paula Badosa, or Elise Mertens have withdrawn from the event.

Although the WTA 250 event will be played without spectators (due to new restrictions coming into force on Monday), Emma got to meet some of her Romanian fans over the weekend when the stadium was open to the public. She even addressed the small crowd in Romanian at the end of a practice session.

Emma Raducanu and Simona Halep have been drawn in the same half at Transylvania Open, and this means that they could potentially meet in the semi-final, according to The Guardian. Until then, Raducanu will play against Polona Hercog in the opening round, while Halep will face Gabriela Ruse.

Transylvania Open WTA250 takes place this week at BT Arena in Cluj-Napoca. Further details here.

newsroom@romania-insider.com

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