SIMONA HALEP: The Professional Tennis player of Romania

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Born in 1991 in Constanta Romania, Simona Halep, is the second child of Stere and Tania Halep. Her elder brother, Nicolae is five and a half years older. Based on his own financial experience while growing up, Simona’s father decided to support his childrens’ athletic ventures.

At a young age of four, Simona took an interest in Tennis after watching her brother’s training sessions. She would practice twice a week. At the age of sixteen Halep moved away from her family to train in Bucharest.


Age 27 September 1991
Height 1.68m
Nationality Romanian
Plays Right Handed
Turned Professional 2006
Highest Ranking (Singles) No 1 (9 October 2017)
Current Ranking (Singles) No 27 (21 February 2022)
Social Media Profile Instagram: @simonahalep    Twitter: @Simona_Halep

Personal Information and Relationships

  • Simona Halep ( Romanian Pronunciation {Simona Ha’lep} )
  • Ranked World No 1 in Singles twice between 2017 and 2019.
  • She is a recipient of the Patriarchal Cross of Romania and the Order of the star of Romania.
  • Also named as an honorary citizen of Bucharest.
  • Halep is the Third Romanian to be in the top 10 of the WTA ranking after Virginia Ruzici and Irina Spirlea.
  • Simona Halep and boyfriend Toni Lyric took their wedding vows on September 15, 2021.


  • Simona Halep has been ranked world no 1 in singles twice between 2017 and 2019, for a total of 64 weeks, which ranks eleventh in the history of the Women’s Tennis Association rankings.
  • Halep was the year-end No 1 in 2017 and 2018.
  • Simona Halep shot to fame after defeating Serena Williams in the 2019 Wimbledon Final.
  • From the year 2014 until the year 2021, she was ranked in the top 10 for 373 consecutive weeks, the eight-longest streak in Women’s Tennis Association history.
  • During this entire seven year span, Simona Halep finished each year ranked no lower than No. 4.
  • Halep also won 23 Women’s Tennis Association singles titles and has finished runner-up 18 times.
  • Simona Halep has won two Grand Slam singles titles: the 2018 French Open and the 2019 Wimbledon Championship.
  • Halep has a career record of 555-231 (70.6%)
  • And Career titles of 23
  • Simona Halep’s current ranking is no. 26 as of 7th March 2022.
  • In Doubles Simona Halep has a career Record of 67 – 70 (48.9%)
  • Her current ranking in Doubles is No 341 as of 7th March 2022.
  • Halep retained her No. 1 position for 64 weeks.
  • Although Simona started her career in 2008, it was not a rosy start for her.
  • However she never gave up and this made her put in her 100% on the court.
  • In 2010 Simona participated in a lot of tournaments.
  • In 2012 Simona had not won a single tournament.
  • But 2013 gave Simona some hope.
  • Simona became the world No. 11.
  • Halep was the only player after Steffi Graf to win 6 WTA titles in one year.

.Prize Money Earnings

  • With Lots of dedication and hard work Simona Halep has earned a neat amount of US $ 38,240,216.

Endorsement and Sponsors

  • Simona is endorsed by the luxury Swiss Brand for watches named Hublot, from 2016.
  • In 2018 February, Simona signed a contract with Nike.
  • Halep also was connected with Lacoste 
  • Later Halep added Adidas to her list.
  • Simona Halep endorsements included many luxury brands as well, One of which was Avon, 
  • Halep proudly added Banca Transilvania to her list.
  • Later Coca Cola Romania and Rexona signed up with Halep too.

Net Worth

The Romanian Star has a net worth of $30 million.


  • Simona Halep had great respect and honor towards Justin Henin and Andrei Pavel of Romania.
  • On April 27, 2009 Halep reached the finals of Makarska.
  • Halep who has a heart of gold has joined the Little star Foundation which cares for children who have cancer.
  • Saying that Tennis meant the world to her, Halep went in for a breast reduction Surgery so she could play the sport better.
  • Halep began her practice at a very young age under coach loan Stan .