Simona Halep Player Profile

Simona Halep is a professional tennis player from Romania who is a former world number 1, with her career achievements to date including winning the 2018 French Open and the 2019 Wimbledon Championships.

Below you will find some interesting stats from Simona Halep’s playing career along with some answers to some frequently asked questions about her.

Simona Halep Player Profile

Simona Halep Career Stats

Tennis PlayerSimona Halep
Birthday27th September 1991
Year born1991
Year turned Pro2006
NationalityRomanian
WTA Career Titles24
Grand Slams2
Year–end WTA finals0
WTA 1000 Titles9
Tennis RacketWilson Blade 98 16×19
Forehand GripSemi-Western Forehand Grip
BackhandTwo Handed Backhand
Serve GripContinental Grip
Official Instagram AccountSimona Halep Instagram Account

Simona Halep FAQ

What is Simona Halep’s Net Worth?

Simona Halep has won over $37 million dollars in prize money in her career to date and if you combine this with the many endorsement deals she has then a conservative estimate of her net worth would be $30 million dollars.

Is Simona Halep Married?

Yes, Simona Halep married Toni Iuruc on the 15th of September 2021.

How tall is Simona Halep?

Simona Halep is 1.68 metres tall (5ft 6in).

When was Simona Halep’s first Grand Slam Victory?

Simona Halep’s first Grand Slam Victory came at the 2019 French Open where she beat Sloane Stephens in the final (3–6, 6–4, 6–1).

Was Halep ever ranked number 1 in the world?

Yes, Halep first achieved the number 1 ranking on the 9th of October 2017. In total, she held the number 1 ranking for 64 weeks and was last ranked number 1 on the 27th of January 2019.

When did Halep first turn pro?

Halep first turned pro in 2006 but didn’t participate in the main WTA tour until 2010. Her first WTA Tournament was the Andalucia Tennis Experience where she reached the quarterfinals.

What Tennis Racket does Halep use?

Halep endorses the Wilson Blade 98 16×19 tennis racket but actually plays with the Wilson Steam 99.

How many Grand Slams has Halep won?

Halep has won 2 Grand Slam Titles to date (2018 French Open and 2019 Wimbledon Championships).

Has Halep ever won the Billie Jean King Cup/Fed Cup with Romania?

No, Halep has yet to win the Billie Jean King Cup/Fed Cup with Romania. To date, her best performance was in 2019 when Romania reached the semi-finals.

Has Halep won any major Doubles Titles?

To date, Halep has only won 1 doubles title (2018 Shenzhen Open) and has never got past the second round at any of the grand slam Ladies doubles events. Her best performance in a mixed doubles grand slam event was at the 2015 US Open where she reached the quarterfinals with her partner Horia Tecău.

Has Halep won a gold medal in singles or doubles at an Olympics?

No, Halep has not won a gold medal in singles or doubles at an Olympics.

Does Simona Halep have any siblings?

Halep has one older brother called Nicolae.

Who are Simona Halep’s Parents?

Simona Halep’s Parents are Tania and Stere Halep. Her father Stere was a former football player and her mother Tania is a businesswoman.

Where was Simona Halep born?

Simona Halep was born in the city of Constanța in Romania.

Did Halep win any Junior Grand Slam Titles?

Yes, Halep won the Junior French Open in 2008.