Simona Halep age, bio, height, news, pictures, ranking, results, stats, videos & more


Simona Halep is a Romanian professional tennis player. She starting playing tennis at the age of four. Simona Halep has self-described her playing style as being "an aggressive baseliner" and "she models her game on Justine Henin".

  • Born - September 27, 1991 (Constanța, Romania)
  • Coach - Thierry Van Cleemput
  • Grand Slams won - (1) French Open 2018
  • Height - 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
  • Nationality - Romanian
  • Idols - Justine Henin & Andrei Pavel
  • Turned pro - 2006
  • Plays - Right-handed (two-handed backhand)

The 2018 French Open Champion!
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First WTA Title

Halep won the Nürnberger Versicherungscup in 2013, which was her first WTA singles title.

Breakthrough year

2013 was Simona Halep's breakthrough year winning 6 WTA titles.

Grand Slams in 2014 - Simona reached the quarter-finals at the Australian Open, the final at the French Open and the semi-finals at Wimbledon.


A picture of the Romanian tennis player Simona Halep on the 23rd of October 2016. At the WTA Finals in Singapore.

The latest Simona Halep news > All news

16th of February 2019 - Simona Halep has come runner-up at the Qatar Total Open, she lost the match to Elise Mertens. The result was 3-6 6-4 6-3.

6th of February 2019 - Simona Halep has hired Belgian Thierry Van Cleemput as her new coach. The pair, who were spotted working together last month at the Australian Open, will begin their partnership next week at the Qatar Total Open in Doha, which begins on the 11th of February.

Interesting facts about Simona

  • Enjoys music, movies & handball
  • Favorite food is pasta
  • Favorite drink is orange juice
  • Favorite city is Paris & her favorite tournament is Roland Garros (French Open)
  • Was the most clicked on player on the official WTA website in 2014 & 2015?

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Simona's former coaches - Darren Cahill.