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