Memories of a champion: Virginia Ruzici

Friday 29 March 2024

Virginia Ruzici, who won Roland Garros in 1978 and was an unfortunate runner-up against Chris Evert in 1980, speaks with emotion about her love story with the parisian Grand Slam. Helped by her compatriots Ilie Nastase and Ion Tiriac when she arrived at Porte d'Auteuil, the native of Transylvania explains how she was adopted by the French public, who quickly fell under the spell of her talent and personality.