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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 [email protected]

 

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, among the world's best paid female athletes

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep is on the list of highest-paid female athletes in the world, according to a report released by Forbes. With total earnings of USD 6.8 million between June 2014 and June 2015, Halep ranks 7th in the top.

Tennis players dominate the list with seven entries. Russian Maria Sharapova ranks first with USD 29.7 million, followed by American Serena Williams, who earned USD 24.6 million from prize money and endorsements. Sharapova is the world’s highest-paid female athlete for the 11th straight year.

Danish Caroline Wozniacki comes third with total earnings of USD 14.6 million, followed by Nascar’s Danica Patrick – USD 13.9 million, tennis player Ana Ivanovic – USD 8.3 million, and Petra Kvitova – USD 7.7 million.

UFC star Ronda Rousey ranks eighth in Forbes’ top with estimated earnings of USD 6.5 million. American professional golfer Stacy Lewis comes next with total earnings of USD 6.4 million, followed by tennis player Agnieszka Radwanska with USD 6 million.

Simona Halep reached the quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup in Toronto on Thursday, August 13 after she defeated Angelique Kerber 6-3, 5-7, 6-4. Next up for Halep is the No.6 seed and defending Rogers Cup champion, Agnieszka Radwanska.

The Rogers Cup takes place in Toronto, Canada, and will end on August 16. The tournament has total prizes of USD 2.37 million.

Simona Halep keeps position in WTA ranking, four other Romanian players in top 100. 

Irina Popescu, [email protected]

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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 [email protected]

 

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, among the world's best paid female athletes

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep is on the list of highest-paid female athletes in the world, according to a report released by Forbes. With total earnings of USD 6.8 million between June 2014 and June 2015, Halep ranks 7th in the top.

Tennis players dominate the list with seven entries. Russian Maria Sharapova ranks first with USD 29.7 million, followed by American Serena Williams, who earned USD 24.6 million from prize money and endorsements. Sharapova is the world’s highest-paid female athlete for the 11th straight year.

Danish Caroline Wozniacki comes third with total earnings of USD 14.6 million, followed by Nascar’s Danica Patrick – USD 13.9 million, tennis player Ana Ivanovic – USD 8.3 million, and Petra Kvitova – USD 7.7 million.

UFC star Ronda Rousey ranks eighth in Forbes’ top with estimated earnings of USD 6.5 million. American professional golfer Stacy Lewis comes next with total earnings of USD 6.4 million, followed by tennis player Agnieszka Radwanska with USD 6 million.

Simona Halep reached the quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup in Toronto on Thursday, August 13 after she defeated Angelique Kerber 6-3, 5-7, 6-4. Next up for Halep is the No.6 seed and defending Rogers Cup champion, Agnieszka Radwanska.

The Rogers Cup takes place in Toronto, Canada, and will end on August 16. The tournament has total prizes of USD 2.37 million.

Simona Halep keeps position in WTA ranking, four other Romanian players in top 100. 

Irina Popescu, [email protected]

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