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Coached by Adrian Marcu ... Parents are Petre and Ania; brother is Alex (soccer player) ... Aggressive style of play ... Favorite surface is hard (but loves grass too); favorite shot is forehand ... Started playing tennis at age 7 ... Tennis idols growing up were Jelena Dokic, Patty Schnyder, Williams sisters, Jennifer Capriati and Martina Hingis ... Also enjoys shopping, hanging out with friends and getting nails done ... If weren't a tennis player, would be a lawyer.
Winner (4): 2019 - Lugano (w/Cirstea); 2018 - Bucharest (w/Begu); 2016 - Bastad (w/Rosolska), Istanbul (w/Soylu).
Finalist (1): 2015 - Bucharest (w/Tig).
Romanian Fed Cup Team, 2015-16.
Career in Review
2015 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.94); QF at Bucharest; reached 4r once (Roland Garros), 3r once and 2r twice; fell 1r 10 times (incl. Wimbledon and US Open) and in qualifying four times (incl. Australian Open); made Top 100 debut on April 27 (rose from No.103 to No.100) and set career-high No.68 on June 8 (after Roland Garros); also won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2014 - Played first two WTA main draws, falling 1r at Wimbledon (as qualifier) and Bucharest (as WC); fell in qualifying three times (other three majors); won six singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2013 - Fell in WTA qualifying four times (all four majors).
2012 - Fell in WTA qualifying once (US Open); won four singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2011 - Won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2010 - Won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2009 - Won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2008 - Played first WTA qualifying at Palermo.
2007 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2006 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit.