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’s playing career along with some answers to some frequently asked questions about her.
|Tennis Player||Simona Halep|
|Date of Birth||27th September 1991|
|Year turned Pro||2006|
|WTA Career Titles||24|
|Year–end WTA finals||0|
|WTA 1000 Titles||9|
|Tennis Racket||Wilson Blade 98 16×19|
|Forehand Grip||Semi-Western Forehand Grip|
|Backhand||Two Handed Backhand|
|Serve Grip||Continental Grip|
|Official Instagram Account||Simona Halep Instagram Account|
What is her Net Worth?
Simona 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, a conservative estimate of her net worth would be $30 million dollars.
Is she Married?
Yes, she married Toni Iuruc on the 15th of September 2021 but they are currently separated.
How tall is Simona Halep?
She is 1.68 metres tall (5ft 6in).
When was her first Grand Slam Victory?
Her 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 she ever ranked number 1 in the world?
Yes, She 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 she first turn pro?
She 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 she use?
She endorses the Wilson Blade 98 16×19 tennis racket but actually plays with the Wilson Steam 99.
How many Grand Slams has she won?
She 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, She 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 she won any major Doubles Titles?
To date, she has only won 1 doubles title (2018 Shenzhen Open) and has never gotten 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, she has not won a gold medal in singles or doubles at an Olympics.
Does Simona have any siblings?
She has one older brother called Nicolae.
Who are her Parents?
Her Parents are Tania and Stere Halep. Her father Stere was a former football player and her mother Tania is a businesswoman.
Where was she born?
She was born in the city of Constanța in Romania.
Did Halep win any Junior Grand Slam Titles?
Yes, she won the Junior French Open in 2008.