Eight Romanian women tennis players have qualified for the main draw at this year’s Wimbledon, a record number for Romania, local Mediafax reported.
One of them is, of course, the Romanian tennis star Simona Halep, who is currently No. 1 in the WTA singles rankings. She has been drawn to face Japanese Kurumi Nara in the first round.
The other seven Romanian players who booked a spot in Wimbledon’s main draw are Mihaela Buzarnescu, Irina Begu, Sorana Cirstea, Monica Niculescu, Ana Bogdan, Gabriela Ruse and Alexandra Dulgheru.