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Irina Marica
Senior News & Features Writer

Irina holds a BA in Journalism. Her hobbies include reading, dancing, photography and she is passionate about music (especially Icelandic music), writing and Japanese literature. In the past, she has worked as an editor for an indoor-circuit TV station and also collaborated with several newspapers. You can send her press releases or feedback on her articles by e-mailing [email protected]

Romania back to Fed Cup World Group after win against Switzerland

Romania will return to the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group in 2019 after it managed to beat Switzerland 3-1 in the World Group play-offs held in Cluj-Napoca last weekend.

After the first day, Romania was leading the score 2-0, after world No.1 Simona Halep defeated Swiss Viktorija Golubic in a three-set match 6-3, 1-6, 6-1, and Irina Begu beat Timea Bacsinszky 6-4, 6-1.

On Sunday, April 22, Halep sealed her second win of the weekend against Switzerland, defeating Patty Schnyder 6-2, 6-1, and bringing the victory for Romania.

Romanian tennis players Mihaela Buzarnescu and Sorana Cirstea lost the doubles match against the Swiss duo Jil Teichmann/Viktorija Golubic. Thus, the final score was 3-1, which means that Romania is now back among the top eight teams for the first time since 2016.

Romania beats Canada in Fed Cup tie

Irina Marica, [email protected]

(opening photo: Romania Fed Cup Team on Facebook)

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Irina Marica
Senior News & Features Writer

Irina holds a BA in Journalism. Her hobbies include reading, dancing, photography and she is passionate about music (especially Icelandic music), writing and Japanese literature. In the past, she has worked as an editor for an indoor-circuit TV station and also collaborated with several newspapers. You can send her press releases or feedback on her articles by e-mailing [email protected]

Romania back to Fed Cup World Group after win against Switzerland

Romania will return to the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group in 2019 after it managed to beat Switzerland 3-1 in the World Group play-offs held in Cluj-Napoca last weekend.

After the first day, Romania was leading the score 2-0, after world No.1 Simona Halep defeated Swiss Viktorija Golubic in a three-set match 6-3, 1-6, 6-1, and Irina Begu beat Timea Bacsinszky 6-4, 6-1.

On Sunday, April 22, Halep sealed her second win of the weekend against Switzerland, defeating Patty Schnyder 6-2, 6-1, and bringing the victory for Romania.

Romanian tennis players Mihaela Buzarnescu and Sorana Cirstea lost the doubles match against the Swiss duo Jil Teichmann/Viktorija Golubic. Thus, the final score was 3-1, which means that Romania is now back among the top eight teams for the first time since 2016.

Romania beats Canada in Fed Cup tie

Irina Marica, [email protected]

(opening photo: Romania Fed Cup Team on Facebook)

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