Simona Halep Player Profile

Simona Halep: Won six WTA titles in 2013

Simona Halep: Won six WTA titles in 2013

Halep was the breakout star of 2013 but will now look to translate her good WTA Tour form onto the biggest stage.

The diminutive Romanian was a revelation last year, winning six Tour titles including the WTA Tournament of Champions in Sofia, which came shortly after her triumph in the Kremlin Cup.

She also won on outdoor hard courts in New Haven, on clay in Budapest and Nuremberg and on the grass at 's-Hertogenbosch to prove her all-round credentials.

She was unable to carry that form over into the US Open, although her run to the fourth round - where she was beaten by Flavia Pennetta - was the best she has mustered at a grand slam so far.

Halep plays mainly from the baseline, using her low centre of gravity to hit powerful groundstrokes. She has been eliminated in the first round in Melbourne for the last two years.

Player Details

  • Nationality: ROU
  • Date Of Birth: September 27, 1991
  • Height: 1.68 m
Recent Results
Date Opponent Tournament Round Result Score
14/03/14 A Radwanska WTA BNP Paribas Open SF Lost 6-3, 6-4
12/03/14 C Dellacqua WTA BNP Paribas Open QF Won 2-6, 2-6
11/03/14 E Bouchard WTA BNP Paribas Open R4 Won 2-6, 6-1, 4-6
09/03/14 L Safarova WTA BNP Paribas Open R3 Won 2-6, 6-4, 4-6
07/03/14 K Nara WTA BNP Paribas Open R2 Won 2-6, 2-6
18/02/14 A Cornet WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships R1 Lost 1-6, 1-1 retired
10 Year Grand Slam History
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