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MONICA NICULESCU RUMORS

Hercog beats 5th-seeded Niculescu in Bucharest

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) Polona Hercog of Slovenia took advantage of a poor performance from fifth-seeded Monica Niculescu of Romania to win their Bucharest Open second-round match 6-4, 6-3 on Wednesday. ''I made a lot of mistakes and I relied a lot on my return which was not good today,'' said Niculescu, who beat Hercog in the 2014 quarterfinaIs. Hercog next plays fourth-seeded...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Niculescu seeking another form turnaround in Bucharest

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) Monica Niculescu won her opening match for only the second time in five tournaments when she overpowered fellow Romanian Andreea Mitu 6-2, 6-4 at the Bucharest Open on Tuesday. Coming home seems to inspire Niculescu, who has reached the semifinals in Bucharest in the last two years, both times being stopped by the No. 1 seed. She beat Mitu in the quarterfinals...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Romania's Niculescu advances at St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) Monica Niculescu of Romania, the world No. 37, moved into the second round of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy with a 6-0, 6-3 win over Russia's Natalia Vikhlyantseva. Niculescu, seeded ninth, broke the 265th-ranked Russian teenager in the eighth game of the second set to go up 5-3, then held serve for the win in the Sibur Arena in St. Petersburg. ...
Via Associated Press
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: US Open Drone Crash Caught On Video

A drone crashed during the US Open tennis match between Flavia Pennetta and Monica Niculescu, and both the police and ...
Via COED
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Serena wins emotional Indian Wells return

An error-prone Serena Williams beat Monica Niculescu 7-5, 7-5 in her first match at Indian Wells in 14 years Friday night, receiving a warm welcome from the fans in sharp contrast to the booing that drove her away as a teenager.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Li Na tops Niculescu, advances to Shenzhen Open semifinals

Top-seeded Li Na advanced to the semifinals of the Shenzhen Open by beating Monica Niculescu of Romania 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 Thursday. Li, the defending champion, will next play Annika Beck of Germany. Beck defeated Patricia Mayr-Achleitner of Austria 3-6, 6-3, 6-1. Also advancing to the semifinals was fifth-seeded Peng Shuai of China. Peng beat Jana Cepelova of Slovakia 6-3, 6-2 and...
Via Associated Press
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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