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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]

 

Simona Halep starts 2017 on fourth place, three other Romanians in top 100 WTA

Romania has four representatives in the first 2017 WTA ranking of best women's tennis players in the world, with Simona Halep being the highest-ranked Romanian player.

Halep is at number four in the WTA ranking, with 5,228 points. The other three Romanian tennis players in top 100 are Irina-Camelia Begu – 29th (1,531 points), Monica Niculescu – 38th (1,300 points), and Sorana Cirstea – 78th (787 points).

German Angelique Kerber is the best women's tennis player in the world, followed by American Serena Williams on the second place, and Pole Agnieszka Radwanska on the third.

Simona Halep won three WTA titles in 2016, in Madrid, Bucharest, and Montreal, and already started 2017 with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 win over Jelena Jankovic in the first round of the Shenzhen Open.

Romanian Simona Halep and her coach, other athletes do the Mannequin Challenge

Romanian Simona Halep is the fastest female tennis player in the world

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]

 

Simona Halep starts 2017 on fourth place, three other Romanians in top 100 WTA

Romania has four representatives in the first 2017 WTA ranking of best women's tennis players in the world, with Simona Halep being the highest-ranked Romanian player.

Halep is at number four in the WTA ranking, with 5,228 points. The other three Romanian tennis players in top 100 are Irina-Camelia Begu – 29th (1,531 points), Monica Niculescu – 38th (1,300 points), and Sorana Cirstea – 78th (787 points).

German Angelique Kerber is the best women's tennis player in the world, followed by American Serena Williams on the second place, and Pole Agnieszka Radwanska on the third.

Simona Halep won three WTA titles in 2016, in Madrid, Bucharest, and Montreal, and already started 2017 with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 win over Jelena Jankovic in the first round of the Shenzhen Open.

Romanian Simona Halep and her coach, other athletes do the Mannequin Challenge

Romanian Simona Halep is the fastest female tennis player in the world

Irina Popescu, [email protected]

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