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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 ace Simona Halep will start new season without a coach

World No.1 Simona Halep will start the new season without a coach, following Darren Cahill’s decision to take a one-year break from coaching to focus on his family, as she plans to play a few tournaments on her own.

“I thought about it and I will not have a coach in the following period. I want to go to some tournaments on my own and we’ll see how that goes,” Halep said, according to local News.ro.

Australian coach Darren Cahill announced earlier this month that he would not work with Simona Halep next year, as he wants to take a year off to spend time with his family. He had been on Halep’s team since 2015. In this period, Simona Halep reached the first place in the WTA ranking of the best women’s tennis players in the world, at the end of 2017, and won her first Grand Slam title, the 2018 French Open.

Halep will end 2018 as world No.1, with 6,921 points. German Angelique Kerber is second in the WTA singles ranking, with 5,875 points, followed by Danish Caroline Wozniacki, with 5,586 points.

Romania’s Simona Halep tops 2018 WTA prize money ranking

Irina Marica, [email protected]

(photo source: Facebook / Roland Garros)

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Profile picture for user irina.popescu0
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 ace Simona Halep will start new season without a coach

World No.1 Simona Halep will start the new season without a coach, following Darren Cahill’s decision to take a one-year break from coaching to focus on his family, as she plans to play a few tournaments on her own.

“I thought about it and I will not have a coach in the following period. I want to go to some tournaments on my own and we’ll see how that goes,” Halep said, according to local News.ro.

Australian coach Darren Cahill announced earlier this month that he would not work with Simona Halep next year, as he wants to take a year off to spend time with his family. He had been on Halep’s team since 2015. In this period, Simona Halep reached the first place in the WTA ranking of the best women’s tennis players in the world, at the end of 2017, and won her first Grand Slam title, the 2018 French Open.

Halep will end 2018 as world No.1, with 6,921 points. German Angelique Kerber is second in the WTA singles ranking, with 5,875 points, followed by Danish Caroline Wozniacki, with 5,586 points.

Romania’s Simona Halep tops 2018 WTA prize money ranking

Irina Marica, [email protected]

(photo source: Facebook / Roland Garros)

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