Live Stream all Simona Halep’s matches during Australian Open 2016

 
Simona Halep was born September 27, 1991 in Constanta, Romania where she lives to this day. She is relatively short (5ft 6in) however that has not held her back in her tennis career. She started playing at the age of four and was playing in junior leagues in 2008. From 2010 to 2012 she went from being ranked 166 to the top 50 players in the world.

In 2013, Simona Halep upped her game once more as she started winning WTA titles and making a breakthrough in the tennis scene, by the end of the year she was ranked 11 in the world and won the award WTA’s Most Improved Player Of The Year. During 2014 she proved her strenght by reaching the finals of French Open and WTA however she eventually lost both tournaments against Andrea Petkovic and Serena Williams.

In 2015, Simona Halep was ranked 3rd in WTA and was shortly ranked 2 however was set back to 3rd after being defeated by Maria Sharapova. She is considered as an aggressive baseliner, she plays with good strength and power however her leading feature is her speed and the fact that she is unpredictable and hence has an ability to unbalance her opponent and play strategically.

Game on! Sharapova back on the market

The hunt is back on. It was announced this weekend that the worlds biggest female sportsbrand, Maria Sharapova is single yet again as she broke up with Grigor Dimitrov after a year-long relationship. It was the 23 year old Bulgarian player that confirmed the rumors to be true. According to Tennis.com, Dimitrov said the following: “We experienced wonderful moments together. I wish her much happiness and success in life and in tennis.” Sharapova has been pretty quiet, however after her vacation to Montenegro, where Dimitrov didn’t come along, there hasn’t been that much doubt as to her actual commitment and the hunt for the long-legged Russian tennis player can begin once again. Much like the rest of the tennis playing elite, Maria Sharapova is on vacation at the moment, but she will be back on the courts halfway through August where she will be competing at the Rogers Cup in Canada. By the end of August, Maria Sharapova will of course be staying in New York where she will be getting ready for US Open, along with Serena Williams, Simona Halep, Petra Kvitová, Caroline Wozniacki and the rest of the top tennis... read more

Wimbledon starts June 22

The glass roof is polished and the freshly cut grass is awaiting the players at Wimbledon. From Monday 22nd of June the first ball will be served and many of the tennis players below the top-100 can finaly get a shot at the big championship. The qualifying round will run until Thursday 25th of June and only then will the draw be made for the actual championship that will be held from Monday 29th of June until the 12th of July. We’re of course cheering for Andy Murray. Otherwise the favourites remain the same Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. For the women’s championship the favourites are Serena Williams, of course, but also Maria Sharapova and Petra... read more
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Facts

  • Born: 27 September 1991
  • Club: –
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 2008
  • Active: Yes
  • WTA ranking: 3