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Simona Halep Age, Height, Career, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Height: 5' 6"
Hometown: Constanța, Romania
Age: 28 Years

Simona Halep

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ProfessionTennis Player
Famous ForWinning the 2019 Wimbledon against Serena Williams
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-28-36
Eye ColourMoss Green
Hair ColourMedium Ash Blonde
Tennis
Turned ProYear 2006
Coach/Mentor• Darren Cahill (January 2016 - December 2018)
Simona Halep With Her Coach Darren Cahill
• Daniel Dobre (March 2019 - present)
Simona Halep With Her Coach Daniel Dobre
Career Titles19 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest RankingNo 1 (9 October 2017)
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Most Popular Player of the Year Award (2015)
• Cetățean de Onoare (Honorary Citizen) Award in 2018 by the city of Bucharest, Romania
• WTA's Most Improved Player of the Year Award for the year 2013
• WTA's Player of the Year Award in 2018
• ITF World Champion for the year 2018
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 September 1991
Age (as in 2019)28 Years
BirthplaceConstanța, Romania
Zodiac signLibra
Signature Simona Halep Signature
NationalityRomanian
HometownConstanța, Romania
School• Scoala Gimnaziala Nr.30 Gheorghe Titeica, Constanța, Romania
• Liceul Cu Program Sportiv Nicolae Rotaru (Sports School), Constanța, Romania
College/UniversityUniversitatea „Ovidius” din, Constanța, Romania
Educational QualificationsUndergraduate from Universitatea „Ovidius” din, Constanța, Romania
ReligionChristianity
EthnicityAromanian
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
HobbiesIce Skating
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
Family
Husband/SpouseN/A
ChildrenNone
ParentsFather- Stere Halep (Soccer Player & Businessman)
Simona Halep With Her Father Stere Halep
Mother- Tania Halep (Businesswoman)
Simona Halep With Her Mother Tania Halep
SiblingsBrother- Nicolae Halep (Elder)
Simona Halep With Her Brother Nicolae Halep
Sister- None
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodSingaporean Chicken Rice
Favourite PlaceParis
Favourite WorkoutYoga
Favourite Tennis PlayersJustine Henin, Andrei Pavel, and Roger Federer
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$25 million (as in 2019)

Simona Halep

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Simona Halep

  • Simona Halep is a Romanian tennis player. She is a former world No 1. She stunned the world when she won the 2019 Wimbledon against Serena Williams.

    Simona Halep With Her Wimbledon Venus Rosewater Dish Trophy

    Simona Halep With Her Wimbledon Venus Rosewater Dish Trophy

  • Simona started playing tennis from the age of 4. When she was 16 years old, she moved to Romania’s capital Bucharest, to focus on her training.
  • She was inspired to play tennis by watching her elder brother play.
  • Her mother always dreamed of her winning the Wimbledon title. Since Simona was 10 years old, her mother, Tania Halep, wanted her to succeed in tennis and be the best.
  • Her family owns a dairy products factory.
  • She was a brilliant student, and her favourite subject was maths. She once stated that if she wasn’t a tennis player, she would have been a Mathematician.
  • She exercises every day for more than an hour. She does many exercise routines but does not lift weights; as she does not want to bulk up.

    Simona Halep Doing Yoga

    Simona Halep Doing Yoga

  • Simona idolizes Justine Henin, and she wishes to play with her someday. She has stated that Roger Federer is one of her favourites but she does not idolize him.

    Simona Halep With Justine Henin

    Simona Halep With Justine Henin

  • In 2009, when she was only 17 years old, she underwent breast reduction surgery. She stated that she did this to make her more agile and quick. She considers this as her biggest sacrifice.
  • She admits that as a child, she was very shy and an introvert. Once in an interview, she stated that before training and matches, she used to warm up alone and not in front of anyone.
  • In 2013, Simona won her first six World Tennis Association titles. She is the only player after Stefi Graf to win 6 titles in one year.
    Simona Halep
  • In 2015, she participated in the Indian Wells Masters, California. Just a few days before her match, she got the news that her cousin, Nicia Arghit, had committed suicide. She was shaken up, but still, she played the match and won. She dedicated the match to her cousin.

    Simona Wells After Winning Her Match In Indian Wells

    Simona Wells After Winning Her Match In Indian Wells

  • In 2018, she won the Roland-Garros (French Open). It was the first Grand Slam victory of her career.

    Simona Halep With Her French Open Trophy

    Simona Halep With Her French Open Trophy

  • She considers herself short for the game of tennis. She believes that she would play a lot better if she was taller. Interestingly, she is the shortest woman to win the Wimbledon Women’s title.

    Simona Halep After Receiving Her Wimbledon Trophy

    Simona Halep After Receiving Her Wimbledon Trophy

  • Her manager, Virginia Ruzici, is the only Romanian tennis player to win a Grand Slam title. Virginia won the French Open in 1978.
  • Simona is the only player after Martina Hingis to reach a Grand Slam final without losing a set.
  • Simona has reached the finals of major tournaments 17 times, but, she has won the Grand Slam only twice (French Open 2018 and Wimbledon 2019).

    Simona Halep During A Match

    Simona Halep During A Match

  • She has numerous endorsements such as Nike, Adidas, Mercedes Benz, Hublot watches, and more.Simona Halep
  • She has been the world No 1 twice between 2017 and 2017. She retained the position for a total of 64 weeks.

    Simona Halep After Becoming The World No 1

    Simona Halep After Becoming The World No 1

  • She was very nervous before her Wimbledon final against Serena Williams. She had been preparing herself mentally; as she was intimidated by her. After the match, she revealed that she just went into the match thinking that she will win.

    Simona Halep With Serena Williams After Winning Wimbledon

    Simona Halep With Serena Williams After Winning Wimbledon

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