Simona Halep (born September 27, 1991) is a Romanian Tennis Player based in Constanta, Romania. Her present rank as per the WTA records is 7. In fact, Simona also ranked 1st in 2017 and 2019 on two separate occasions. She held on the top ranks for 32 and 64 weeks consecutively.
Additionally, she is among the WTA’s Most Improved Players as per the ESPN reports. She made her place in the top 50 in 2012 and then in top 20s in 2013. Halep showed continuous improvement in the game style. In a 2013s calendar year, she recorded to win 7 WTA titles. Actually, Steffi Graf achieved this record in 1986.
Simona won her first major tournament French Open in 2018. However, she had lost the finals of the French Open (2014 & 2017) and Australian Open (2018). On the other hand, she again started her success journey during 2015 and 2016.
However, she faced her worst defeated by Serena Williams by 6-0 and 6-2 in the WTA tournament in 2014. Now, she made to the Wimbledon Finals for the first time in 2019. She has to face her tough opponent Serena Williams in the final match on July 13, 2019.
She had a tough fight with Mihaela Buzărnescu, Viktoria Azarenka and Cori Gauff to reach the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, Simona defeated Shuai Zhang by 7-6 and 6-1 to get the final ticket. In Wimbledon 2019, Cori is the surprise element. The 15-year-old knocked out Venus Williams in the first round.
Her Record Victory in Wimbledon 2019
The aggressive sportsperson faced Venus in her Wimbledon final on July 13, 2019. Still, it was not an easy match for her. Yesterday, she entered in the court with her victory ambition.
She fulfilled her dream of lifting the Wimbledon Grand Slam 2019. On the other hand, she won the title for the first time by thrashing Venus by 6-2, 6-2. Actually, the match between them ended in an hour. Ms. Halep received the prize money of £2.35million.
Early Life, Parents, Brother & Profile
Tennis Star Simona Halep was born on 27th of September 1991 (age 27 years old, as in 2018) in Constanta, Romania. Moreover, she is the daughter of her loving mom named Tania Halep.
Simona dad Stere Halep was a former Footballer and owned a dairy products factory. In fact, her older brother is Nicolae Halep.
On the other hand, Simona also developed her interest in football. She supported the national Romanian team too. Additionally, she spoke her football love in the FIFA interview. She also admires the star footballers, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Lionel Messi.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Simona Halep.|
|Profession||Right-Handed Tennis Player.|
|Famous for||Defeated Venus Williams and won the Wimbledon Open title 2019.|
|Age (As of 2019)||27 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||September 27, 1991.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: @simonahalep (1.1 million followers).
Twitter: twitter.com/Simona_Halep (289K followers).
Facebook: facebook.com/simonahalep (150K Likes).
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Libra.|
|Awards||1. Reached in Top 50 WTA in 2012.
3. Made to the Top 20 WTA Rankings 2013.
4. Most Clicked Personality WTATennis.com (2014-16).
5. Awarded Most Improved Player by WTA.
6. Cetățean de onoare honor by the Bucharest city (2018).
7. Dominant 20 Player by ESPN.
8. French Open Winner (2018).
9. Got 1st rank in WTA Rankings of 2017 & 2019.
10. Wimbledon Open Winner (2019).
|Current Residence||Constanta, Romania.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 6".
Centimeters: 168 cm.
Meters: 1.68 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 55 Kg.
Pounds: 121 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||33-25-34.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown.|
|Parents||Father: Stere Halep (Former Footballer & Owned Dairy Products Factory).
Mother: Tania Halep.
|Siblings||Brother: Nicolae Halep (Older Brother).
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Boyfriend||Name Not Known.|
|Highest Qualification||High School Pass Out.|
|School||High School in Constanta.|
|Alma Mater.||Will Update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Brad Pitt.
Actress: Emily Blunt.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Montreal.|
|Love to do||Shopping & Playing Tennis.|
|Favorite Food||Chocolate Cake & Vegetable Soup.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$1.25 US Dollars.|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||$85K-95K US Dollars.|
|Mobile or Phone Number||Not Known.|
|Home Details||House in Constanta, Romania.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Simona Halep
- Wikipedia: Tennis Player Simona has an aggressive baseliner playing style.
- Moreover, she is the follower of tennis legend Justin Henin.
- Simona also an all-good court movement in her crucial matches to ensure her victory.
- In fact, she mostly uses the sliding and wide back shots.
- Michael Kimmelman (Columnist, The New York Times) wrote that Halep has the potential to be the top tennis player in 2010.
- During the early stage, she coached by Ioan Stan.
- Now, the new coach appointed by her is Thierry Van Cleemput since February 2019.
- Actually, Virginia Ruzici is her career manager now.
- The 27-year-old tennis star has sponsored by Nike and Adidas.
- Meanwhile, she also signed a deal with Vodafone Romania Telecom Company.
- She is the brand ambassador of Hublot watches since 2016.
- Additionally, Halep became the ambassador of the Mercedes Benz in 2017.
- Halep practiced tennis daily at the age of 4.
- On the other hand, her idols are Andrei Pavel and Justin Henin.
- Actually, she also relocated to Bucharest to pursue her tennis career.
- She also honored with the “Cetățean de onoare” title by the Bucharest city during 2018.
- Physique Details: Simona Halep’s height is around 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm) tall. Actually, her accurate body weight is 55 Kg (121 in Pounds).
- Apart from that, ESPN chose her in the dominant 20 players list in December 2018.
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- She is the third Romanian after Irina Spîrlea and Virginia Ruzici to be in the WTA top 10 rankings.
- In the meantime, she ranked as the most clicked player on WTATennis.com (2014-15).
- Interestingly, she reached in the finals 17 times.
- Her present doubles ranking is 170 as per July 2019.
- Still, her winning career record percentage calculated 69.8%.