Simona Halep is a Romanian tennis player. She shot to fame when she defeated Serena Williams in the 2019 Wimbledon final. She has been the World No 1 for two times between 2017 and 2019 and has retained the position for 64 weeks.
Simona Halep Bio/Wiki
|Famous For||Winning the 2019 Wimbledon against Serena Williams|
|Date of Birth||27-09-1991|
|Age (as in 2019)||28 Years|
|Zodiac/Sun Sign|| Libra|
|Birth Place||Constanta, Romania|
|Home town||Constanța, Romania|
|Mother Tongue||Not Know|
|Parents/ Father||Stere Halep|
|Mother|| Tania Halep|
|Brother||Nicolae Halep (Elder)|
|School ||Scoala Gimnaziala Nr.30 Gheorghe Titeica, Constanța, Romania|
Liceul Cu Program Sportiv Nicolae Rotaru (Sports School), Constanța, Romania
|College/University ||Universitatea „Ovidius” din, Constanța, Romania|
|Educational Qualifications||Undergraduate from Universitatea Ovidius din, Constanța, Romania|
|Contact number||Not Known|
|Networth||$25 million (as in 2019)|
|Height||In Centimeters- 168 cm|
In Meters- 1.68 m
In Feet inches- 5’ 6”
|Weight||In Kilograms- 60 kg
In Pounds- 132 lbs
|Eyes color||Moss Green|
|Turned Pro ||Year 2006|
|Coach/Mentor||Darren Cahill (January 2016 – December 2018) Daniel Dobre (March 2019 – present)|
|Career Titles||19 WTA, 6 ITF|
|Highest Ranking||No 1 (9 October 2017)|
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||1), Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) “Most Popular Player of the Year” Award (2015)|
2), Cetățean de Onoare (Honorary Citizen) Award in 2018 by the city of Bucharest, Romania
3), WTA’s Most Improved Player of the Year Award for the year 2013
4), WTA’s Player of the Year Award in 2018
5), ITF World Champion for the year 2018
Simona Halep Favorites
|Favorite food||Singaporean Chicken Rice|
|Favorite Song||Not Known|
|Favorite Actor||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Sport||Tennis & cricket|
|Favorite Movie||Not Known|
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Simona Halep Lesser-Known Facts
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.