Sorana Cirstea

Cirstea: A Wimbledon Evening To Remember

LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 2, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Sorana Cirstea did not panic when she let two match points slip away from her serving at 5-3 40-15 in the deciding set of her Wimbledon Championships second-round match against No. 12 seed […]

Strasbourg Comebacks Unite Cirstea, Krejcikova

STRASBOURG/WASHINGTON, May 28, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Sorana Cirstea has been lights out on clay this season, while Barbora Krejcikova is enjoying a career-best singles ranking after establishing herself as a Grand Slam doubles champion. Each has put together a […]

Cirstea Plays Once, Wins Twice In Strasbourg

STRASBOURG/WASHINGTON, May 27, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Sorana Cirstea arrived at the Tennis Club de Strasbourg on Thursday knowing that if she could win her second-round match, it would catapult her directly in the semifinals of the WTA 250-series Internationaux […]

Romanian Women Enjoying Good Run Of Form

WASHINGTON, April 27, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Lost in the shuffle of the weekend tennis headlines being made in Stuttgart, Barcelona and elsewhere was the good run of form being enjoyed by Romanian women’s players. There are currently four ranked […]

Cirstea Wins Istanbul With Patience And Maturity

ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON, April 26, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The wise maxim “patience is a virtue” can be traced back to the 14th century, long before tennis was around. Yet, it’s simplicity is something which Sorana Cirstea can appreciate. Until Sunday, the […]

Cirstea, Mertens Battle Weather, Reach Istanbul Final

ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON, April 25, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Top seed Elise Mertens battled her foe Veronika Kudermetova for a berth in the WTA 250-series TEB BNP Paribas Tennis Championship Istanbul singles final – and won 6-1, 6-4 – on Saturday afternoon. […]

Cirstea Crowned Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge Champion

STARNBERG, December 12, 2020 Sorana Cirstea is the champion of the 23rd Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge, an ITF World Tennis Tour W100 event, held at the Habtoor Grand Beach Resort and Spa in Dubai. The World No. 86 from Romania outlasted No. […]

Cirstea, Ruse Advance To Semis At Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge

STARNBERG, December 10, 2020 Two Romanians advanced to the semi-finals of the 23rd Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge held at the Habtoor Grand Beach Resort and Spa in Dubai. Sorana Cirstea knocked out No. 6 seed Barbora Krejcikova from the Czech Republic […]

Cirstea, Murray Remain Unbeaten In #MMOPEN Virtual Pro

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Britain’s Andy Murray and surprising Sorana Cirstea of Romania continued their winning ways in the Mutua Madrid Open Virtual Pro tournament on Wednesday. Each won their quarterfinal-round matches to reach Thursday’s semifinals. Murray […]

Siegemund Advances To Second Round In Nürnberg

NÜRNBERG, May 23, 2017 Three German players advanced to the second round at the WTA Nürnberger Versicherungscup on Tuesday. Fourth seed Laura Siegemund eased past compatriot Katharina Hobgarski, winning 6-0, 6-1. The Stuttgart Tennis Grand Prix champion saved both break […]