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Simona Halep

Simona Halep
Country:
Romania
Birth Date:
27 September 1991
Singles Ranking: 3
Doubles Ranking: 883

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  • Halep upbeat despite falling at final hurdle

    Halep upbeat despite falling at final hurdle

    With her head buried in her towel moments after falling just two games short of a dream breakthrough, Simona Halep showed enormous positivity and composure to cast aside her disappointment and put an impressive two weeks into perspective.
  • Sharapova outlasts Halep to reign again

    Sharapova outlasts Halep to reign again

    In a final with more twists than an Olympic slalom, Maria Sharapova defeated rising star Simona Halep to lift the Coupe Suzanne-Lenglen for the second time in three years.
  • Halep as seen by Ruzici

    Halep as seen by Ruzici

    1978 French Open champion Virginia Ruzici is not surprised by compatriot Simona Halep’s breakthrough here.
  • Sharapova looking to impose her superiority

    Sharapova looking to impose her superiority

    One glance at the overwhelming numerical evidence going into the women’s final at Roland Garros 2014, and Maria Sharapova’s superiority over Simona Halep becomes clear.
  • Halep seeking revenge over Sharapova in final

    Halep seeking revenge over Sharapova in final

    A relaxed state and enjoyment of the occasion will be the keys to success in the Roland Garros women's final for Simona Halep, who is aiming to score a measure of revenge over illustrious opponent Maria Sharapova.
  • Halep continues straight-sets run into final

    Halep continues straight-sets run into final

    Simona Halep continued her smooth, efficient run to her first ever Grand Slam final, seeing off a determined but ultimately overmatched Andrea Petkovic 6-2, 7-6(4) in just 89 minutes.
  • Renewed Petkovic into semis

    Renewed Petkovic into semis

    Journey back from injury takes German into quarters against 2012 finalist Sara Errani.
  • What a difference a year makes

    What a difference a year makes

    Thursday’s second women’s semi-final will pit Simona Halep, the Most Improved Player of 2013, against the main candidate for Comeback Player of the Year 2014 in Andrea Petkovic.
  • Halep stings Kuznetsova

    Halep stings Kuznetsova

    The No.4 seed continued her march through the tournament to beat the 2009 champion 6-2, 6-2, and has yet to lose a set this fortnight.
  • Stephens no match for composed Halep

    Stephens no match for composed Halep

    Simona Halep is on track to become the first Romanian to win a Grand Slam title since her manager Virginia Ruzici at Roland Garros 36 years ago after reaching the quarter-finals on Monday without the loss of a set.
  • Sloane Ranger takes aim at Halep

    Sloane Ranger takes aim at Halep

    Serial Grand Slam performer faces rising star of the women’s game.
  • Halep bests Torro-Flor to set up Stephens clash

    Halep bests Torro-Flor to set up Stephens clash

    The Romanian darted in the fourth round at Roland Garros 2014 with a doughty demolition of the world No.55.
  • Halep firming as title favourite

    Halep firming as title favourite

    An impeccable display of power and precision against Heather Watson has seen No.4 seed Simona Halep record her best showing at Roland Garros and position herself as one of the leading contenders for this year's women's title.
  • Halep's easy win over Kleybanova hides true tale

    Halep's easy win over Kleybanova hides true tale

    No.4 seed Simona Halep blitzed 87th-ranked Alisa Kleybanova 6-0, 6-2 in 55 minutes on Court Philippe Chatrier, but there was more to this story than meets the eye.
  • Sharapova, Venus stand in Serena's path

    Sharapova, Venus stand in Serena's path

    Defending champion Serena Williams opens against a French wildcard, with a projected third-round clash against big sister Venus and a likely quarter-final against Maria Sharapova.

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Tournament Info

French Opens Played:
5
Events Entered:
Women's Singles
Best Singles Performance:
Finalist (2014)
Best Doubles Performance:
2nd Round (2012)

Player Overview

Year turned pro:
N/A
Career matches won:
121
Career matches lost:
80
Year to date matches won:
25
Year to date matches lost:
8
Current 52 week rank for singles:
3
Current 52 week rank for doubles:
883
High rank for singles:
3
High rank for doubles:
146
Career Prize Money:
$4,560,721 USD
Year to date prize money for singles:
$2,513,574 USD
Year to date prize money for doubles:
$7,502 USD

Grand Slam Singles Results

YearAustralian OpenRoland GarrosWimbledonUS Open
2010-1ST-1ST
20113RD2ND2ND2ND
20121ST1ST1ST2ND
20131ST1ST2ND4TH
2014QFRUP--

Grand Slam Doubles Results

YearAustralian OpenRoland GarrosWimbledonUS Open
20111ST1ST1ST2ND
20121ST2ND1ST1ST
20131ST1ST1ST1ST
20141ST---

Legend

WON = Champion
RUP = Runner Up
SF = Semi Finalist
QF = Quarter Finalist
4TH = Lost in Fourth Round
3RD = Lost in Third Round
2ND = Lost in Second Round
1ST = Lost in First Round
Bio information courtesy of the WTA TOUR
Women's Singles - Final
Court Philippe Chatrier
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
M.Sharapova RUS (7)
 
6
65
6
 
S.Halep ROU (4)
 
4
77
4
Women's Singles - Semifinals
Court Philippe Chatrier
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
S.Halep ROU (4)
 
6
77
 
A.Petkovic GER (28)
 
2
64
Women's Singles - Quarterfinals
Court Suzanne Lenglen
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
S.Kuznetsova RUS (27)
 
2
2
 
S.Halep ROU (4)
 
6
6
Women's Singles - Round 4
Court Philippe Chatrier
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
S.Stephens USA (15)
 
4
3
 
S.Halep ROU (4)
 
6
6
Women's Singles - Round 3
Court 2
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
 
3
0
 
S.Halep ROU (4)
 
6
6
Women's Singles - Round 2
Court 1
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
H.Watson GBR 
 
2
4
 
S.Halep ROU (4)
 
6
6
Women's Singles - Round 1
Court Philippe Chatrier
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
 
0
2
 
S.Halep ROU (4)
 
6
6
Round1R2R3R4RQFSFF
Sets played 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
Tie breaks played 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Total games 14 18 15 19 16 21 33
Winners 8 19 24 19 18 25 20
Unforced errors 6 18 11 25 20 20 31
Service points won 26 36 34 36 33 46 53
Return games won 6 5 5 6 6 3 7
Total points 57 72 66 69 62 77 107
1st serves in 18 32 32 34 44 48 72
% 1st serves in 50 55 62 52 73 73 64
Total aces 3 4 2 2 1 3 1
Total double faults 1 3 3 6 3 2 4
1st serve points won 15 24 22 20 25 36 41
% 1st serve points won 83 75 69 59 57 75 57
% 2nd Serve points won 61 46 60 50 50 56 30
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