Simona Halep: Striving For Greatness

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There’s a famous saying which suggests nothing great ever comes easy. And that is something that resonates with Simona Halep. After losing in her first three Grand Slam finals, there were some tennis observers who thought winning a major just wasn’t meant to be for Halep. But the newly crowned Wimbledon champion has proven her […] READ MORE


Simona Halep Upsets Serena Williams to Win First Wimbledon Title

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Romania’s Simona Halep, the former world #1, claimed her second career Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, upsetting Serena Williams and denying the American the chance to equal Margaret Court’s Grand Slam record with a stunning 6-2 6-2 victory in just under an hour. The straight sets result came as a surprise to many fans who […] READ MORE



More Than Just Dracula: Romania’s Other Tennis Legend

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Until recently, Romania was mostly known in the world for being the birthplace of Bram Stoker’s immortal vampire archetype, Count Dracula. And perhaps Nadia Comaneci, the first gymnast in the world to achieve a perfect 10 at the Olympic Games. Recently, though, another name has made the country well-known, especially among tennis fans: Simona Halep, […] READ MORE