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Grand Slam Record

Grand Slams

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Highest Finish

R16 x2
W/L
26/48
2015, 2011

Australian Open

R32 x3
2014, 2012, 2011

Roland Garros

R64 x1
2014

Wimbledon

R16 x1
2015

US Open

R16 x1
2011

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Personal

Coached by Calin Ciorbagiu
Mother is Cristiana and father is Mihai (both engineers); sister is Gabriela
Enjoys music, shopping, movies and fashion
Favorite cities are Bucharest and New York
Favorite player is Agassi; admires Federer and Nadal
Favorite movie is Gladiator; favorite TV show is Friends.

Career Highlights

SINGLES
Winner (3): 2017 - 125/Limoges; 2016 - Luxembourg; 2014 - Guangzhou; 2013 - Florianopolis.
Finalist (5): 2017 - Hobart; 2016 - Seoul; 2015 - Nottingham; 2012 - Luxembourg; 2011 - Luxembourg.

DOUBLES
Winner (10): 2021 - Nur-Sultan (w/Friedsam); 2019 - Hua Hin (w/Begu); 2017 - Biel/Bienne (w/Hsieh); 2016 - Shenzhen (w/King), Washington DC (w/Wickmayer), New Haven (w/Mirza); 2014 - Shenzhen, Hobart (both w/Koukalova); 2012 - Hobart (w/Begu); 2009 - Budapest (w/Kleybanova).
Finalist (21): 2022 - Nottingham (w/Dolehide); Rabat (w/Panova); 2021 - Doha (w/Ostapenko); 2020 - Prague (w/Olaru); 2019 - Bronx (w/Gasparyan); 2017 - Wimbledon (w/H. Chan), Cincinnati (w/Hsieh); 2016 - Montréal (w/Halep), Luxembourg (w/Tig); 2015 - Hobart (w/Diatchenko), Wuhan, Moscow (both w/Begu); 2014 - Katowice (w/Koukalova); 2013 - Eastbourne (w/Koukalova); 2012 - Guangzhou (w/Gajdosova), Luxembourg (w/Begu); 2011 - Baku (w/Voskoboeva); 2010 - Hobart (w/Y.Chan), Prague (w/Szavay); 2009 - Stanford (w/Y.Chan); 2008 - New Haven (w/Cirstea).

ADDITIONAL
Romanian Fed Cup Team, 2004-08, 2011, 2014-16, 2019.

Career in Review

2019 - Finished the year ranked No.117; made QF at Shenzhen (l. to Wang Yafan); reached 3r once and 2r four times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r 5 times (incl. Australian Open and US Open) and in qualifying four times; won one WTA doubles title and one singles title on the ITF Circuit.

2018 - Posted ninth successive Top 100 season (finishing No.100); made QF at Hobart (l. to Mertens) and Taipei (l. Lisicki); reached 3r twice and 2r once; fell 1r 12 times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open) and in qualifying three times.

2017 - Eighth consecutive Top 100 season (finishing No.100); runner-up at Hobart (l. to Mertens); QF at Washington DC (l. to Goerges); reached 3r at US Open and 2r four times; fell 1r 12 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying once; won one WTA 125K Series title; won one WTA doubles title.

2016 - Third non-consecutive Top 40 season (finishing No.39); won third WTA singles title at Luxembourg; R-Up at Seoul (l. to Arruabarrena); reached R16 at Miami (l. to Konta); 3r at Doha (l. to A.Radwanska), Indian Wells (l. to A.Radwanska) and US Open (l. to Wozniacki); 2r nine times (incl. Australian Open and Wimbledon); 1r four times (incl. Madrid and Roland Garros); made 2r at Rio Olympics; fell in WTA qualifying twice; won two WTA doubles titles.

2015 - Second-best season to date (finishing No.39 - finished 2011 at No.30); runner-up at Nottingham (l. to Konjuh in final); SF at Bucharest (l. to Errani); QF twice at Washington DC and Guangzhou; reached 4r once (Wimbledon) and 2r seven times (incl. US Open); fell 1r nine times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying three times; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit; withdrew from Acapulco and Monterrey w/left foot injury.

2014 - Another Top 50 season (finishing No.47); won one WTA title at Guangzhou (d. Cornet in final); SF at Bucharest (l. to Halep); QF three times at Shenzhen, Hobart and Florianopolis; reached 3r twice (incl. Australian Open) and 2r four times (incl. Indian Wells - l. to Makarova 57 76(3) 63; held 1mp at 75 65, Roland Garros - l. to Ormaechea 26 75 62; held mp at 62 54, and US Open); fell 1r nine times (incl. Wimbledon and Monterrey - l. to Morita 64 36 76(1); held 2mp at 5-4 third set) and in qualifying five times; won two WTA doubles titles.

2013 - Another Top 100 season; won one WTA title at Florianopolis (d. Puchkova in final); SF twice at Shenzhen (l. to Koukalova) and Monterrey (l. to Pavlyuchenkova); QF twice at Hobart and Washington DC; reached 2r seven times; fell 1r 10 times (incl. Wimbledon - l. to Barthel 63 46 75; held 3mp at 5-4 third set, and other three majors) and in qualifying twice..

2012 - Another Top 100 season; runner-up at Luxembourg (l. to V.Williams in final); QF at Doha; reached 3r once (Australian Open) and 2r eight times; fell 1r 12 time (incl. other three majors); won one WTA doubles title; won one singles title on ITF Circuit; missed all tournaments between Wimbledon and US Open w/left hand injury (withdrew from Stanford, Carlsbad, Olympics, Montréal, Cincinnati and Dallas).

2011 - First Top 30 season (finishing No.30); runner-up at Luxembourg (l. to Azarenka in final); SF twice at Estoril (l. to Medina Garrigues) and Beijing (l. to Petkovic); reached 4r once (US Open), 3r once (Australian Open) and 2r five times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r five times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying five times; went into US Open ranked No.68 but finished No.30 on November 7 year-end rankings (after last three events at US Open, Beijing and Luxembourg); withdrew from Budapest, Bad Gastein and Tashkent w/abdominal injury.

2010 - Another Top 100 season; SF at Tashkent (l. to Vesnina); reached 2r three times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r five times (incl. Australian Open, US Open) and in qualifying nine times (incl. Roland Garros); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Another Top 100 season; QF twice at Strasbourg and Tashkent; reached 2r six times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r 14 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying once; won one WTA doubles title; withdrew from Marbella, Barcelona and Bad Gastein w/forearm injury.

2008 - First Top 50 season; QF at Tashkent; reached 2r six times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r eight times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying five times; made Top 100 debut on May 19 (rose from No.111 to No.86) and Top 50 debut on November 10 (rose from No.53 to No.47); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2007 - Played first WTA main draw at Dubai, falling 1r (as WC, l. to Kirilenko); fell in qualifying six times (incl. all four majors); won three singles titles and four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; won one singles title and five doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2005 - Played first WTA qualifying at Modena; won four singles titles and four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Won four singles titles and four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2002 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit, winning one singles title and one doubles title.

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Feb 27, 2012
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2019 88 116
2018 58 78
2017 32 100
2016 31 39
2015 36 39
2014 41 47
2013 42 60
2012 28 58
2011 29 30
2010 76 83
2009 47 101
2008 47 47
2007 151 179
2006 188 222
2005 265 268
2004 366 430
2003 451 451
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2020 45 53
2019 36 47
2018 11 48
2017 15 23
2016 15 19
2015 33 33
2014 30 38
2013 28 70
2012 27 27
2011 30 50
2010 24 30
2009 27 30
2008 34 36
2007 118 131
2006 148 159
2005 218 218
2004 376 485
2003 369 369
2002 684 699
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Sep 26, 2022 983
Sep 19, 2022 1002
Sep 12, 2022 1007
Aug 29, 2022 687
Aug 22, 2022 684
Aug 15, 2022 684
Aug 8, 2022 679
Aug 1, 2022 684
Jul 25, 2022 695
Jul 18, 2022 699
Jul 11, 2022 703
Jun 27, 2022 519
Jun 20, 2022 525
Jun 13, 2022 346
Jun 6, 2022 344
May 23, 2022 315
May 16, 2022 310
May 9, 2022 312
Apr 25, 2022 309
Apr 18, 2022 306
Apr 11, 2022 308
Apr 4, 2022 311
Mar 21, 2022 307
Mar 7, 2022 311
Feb 28, 2022 314
Feb 21, 2022 310
Feb 14, 2022 310
Feb 7, 2022 314
Jan 31, 2022 310
Jan 17, 2022 273
Jan 10, 2022 275
Jan 3, 2022 274
Dec 27, 2021 274
Dec 20, 2021 273
Dec 13, 2021 270
Dec 6, 2021 269
Nov 29, 2021 269
Nov 22, 2021 269
Nov 15, 2021 267
Nov 8, 2021 266
Nov 1, 2021 255
Oct 25, 2021 257
Oct 18, 2021 252
Oct 4, 2021 219
Sep 27, 2021 223
Sep 20, 2021 205
Sep 13, 2021 204
Aug 30, 2021 216
Aug 23, 2021 216
Aug 16, 2021 216
Aug 9, 2021 214
Aug 2, 2021 214
Jul 26, 2021 214
Jul 19, 2021 212
Jul 12, 2021 210
Jun 28, 2021 191
Jun 21, 2021 193
Jun 14, 2021 175
May 31, 2021 176
May 24, 2021 175
May 17, 2021 173
May 10, 2021 174
Apr 26, 2021 174
Apr 19, 2021 174
Apr 12, 2021 173
Apr 5, 2021 174
Mar 22, 2021 152
Mar 15, 2021 147
Mar 8, 2021 147
Mar 1, 2021 147
Feb 22, 2021 147
Feb 8, 2021 146
Feb 1, 2021 145
Jan 25, 2021 144
Jan 18, 2021 144
Jan 11, 2021 144
Jan 4, 2021 144
Dec 28, 2020 144
Dec 21, 2020 144
Dec 14, 2020 144
Dec 7, 2020 144
Nov 30, 2020 144
Nov 23, 2020 144
Nov 16, 2020 144
Nov 9, 2020 144
Nov 2, 2020 142
Oct 26, 2020 142
Oct 19, 2020 142
Oct 12, 2020 142
Sep 28, 2020 141
Sep 21, 2020 141
Sep 14, 2020 141
Aug 31, 2020 138
Aug 17, 2020 138
Aug 10, 2020 136
Mar 16, 2020 136
Mar 9, 2020 136
Mar 2, 2020 133
Feb 24, 2020 131
Feb 17, 2020 129
Feb 10, 2020 126
Feb 3, 2020 125
Jan 20, 2020 129
Jan 13, 2020 128
Jan 6, 2020 127
Dec 30, 2019 118
Dec 23, 2019 118
Dec 16, 2019 117
Dec 9, 2019 117
Dec 2, 2019 117
Nov 25, 2019 117
Nov 18, 2019 117
Nov 11, 2019 116
Nov 4, 2019 116
Oct 21, 2019 105
Oct 14, 2019 111
Oct 7, 2019 105
Sep 30, 2019 107
Sep 23, 2019 106
Sep 16, 2019 104
Sep 9, 2019 103
Aug 26, 2019 105
Aug 19, 2019 105
Aug 12, 2019 104
Aug 5, 2019 101
Jul 29, 2019 102
Jul 22, 2019 102
Jul 15, 2019 99
Jul 1, 2019 111
Jun 24, 2019 113