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Simona Fodor
Senior Editor

Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: simona@romania-insider.com 

 

Romanian Simona Halep wins Melbourne Summer Set 1 2022

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep won this year’s Melbourne Summer Set 1 tournament after a 6-2, 6-3 defeat of Russian Veronika Kudermetova, the WTA No. 31.

It is the 23rd career title for Halep and the first since the 2020 Italian Open (Internazionali BNL d'Italia).

With the win, she climbed to the 15th spot in the WTA ranking.

For the win, she receives 280 WTA points and a prize worth USD 31,000.

Halep is to play next in the Australian Open, the grand slam tournament scheduled to start on January 17.

Romania’s tennis star Simona Halep wins WTA Shot of the Year

(Photo: Mircea Nicolescu/ Dreamstime)

simona@romania-insider.com

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Simona Fodor
Senior Editor

Simona joined the Romania Insider team in 2015, first working on our travel guide in English and, later, writing features and interviews for Romania-insider.com. She holds a BA in Romanian and English and an MA in American Studies from the University of Bucharest and started her journalism career in 2003.  Simona divides her time between her hometown Ploiești and Bucharest. While in Ploiești, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking long walks with the family dog. Going through an ever-expanding reading list and traveling, now replaced by travel literature and documentaries, are some of her favorite activities. You can get in touch with her for stories about arts, culture, and travel: simona@romania-insider.com 

 

Romanian Simona Halep wins Melbourne Summer Set 1 2022

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep won this year’s Melbourne Summer Set 1 tournament after a 6-2, 6-3 defeat of Russian Veronika Kudermetova, the WTA No. 31.

It is the 23rd career title for Halep and the first since the 2020 Italian Open (Internazionali BNL d'Italia).

With the win, she climbed to the 15th spot in the WTA ranking.

For the win, she receives 280 WTA points and a prize worth USD 31,000.

Halep is to play next in the Australian Open, the grand slam tournament scheduled to start on January 17.

Romania’s tennis star Simona Halep wins WTA Shot of the Year

(Photo: Mircea Nicolescu/ Dreamstime)

simona@romania-insider.com

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