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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 Sorana Cirstea wins ITF title in Dubai

Romanian tennis player Sorana Cirstea defeated Katerina Siniakova (Czech Republic) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the final of the ITF tournament in Dubai on Saturday, December 12. 

This is her first professional singles title in almost five years, according to Itftennis.com.

Cirstea, 30, won the final in about two hours, local Agerpres reported.

Following Saturday’s victory, Sorana Cirstea climbed 15 places in the WTA singles ranking and is now at number 71, with 999 points. Simona Halep remains Romania’s best-ranked player, being second in the WTA top.

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(Photo source: Facebook/Sorana Cirstea)

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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 Sorana Cirstea wins ITF title in Dubai

Romanian tennis player Sorana Cirstea defeated Katerina Siniakova (Czech Republic) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the final of the ITF tournament in Dubai on Saturday, December 12. 

This is her first professional singles title in almost five years, according to Itftennis.com.

Cirstea, 30, won the final in about two hours, local Agerpres reported.

Following Saturday’s victory, Sorana Cirstea climbed 15 places in the WTA singles ranking and is now at number 71, with 999 points. Simona Halep remains Romania’s best-ranked player, being second in the WTA top.

[email protected]

(Photo source: Facebook/Sorana Cirstea)

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