MONICA NICULESCU RUMORS

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...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Seeds Niculescu and Hsieh Fall in Strasbourg

INTERNATIONAUX DE STRASBOURG Strasbourg, France May 20-25, 2013 $235,000/International Red Clay/Outdoors Results - Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Singles – Second Round (3) Alizé Cornet (FRA) d. (Q) Magda Linette (POL) 63 64 Misaki Doi (JPN) d. (4) Hsieh Su-Wei (TPE) 64 46 76(3) Anna Tatishvili (GEO) d. (5) Monica Niculescu (ROU) 46 63 62 (7) [...]
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May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Niculescu wins Brazil Tennis Cup

Monica Niculescu of Romania defeated Olga Puchkova of Russia 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 in the final of the Brazil Tennis Cup to win her first WTA title on Saturday. Niculescu had been runner-up twice on tour before finally breaking through at the outdoor hard-court tournament in southern Brazil. The 75th-ranked Romanian broke Puchkova's serve to go up 5-4 in the final set then converted...
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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Niculescu wins Brazil Tennis Cup for 1st title

Monica Niculescu of Romania defeated Olga Puchkova of Russia 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 in the final of the Brazil Tennis Cup to win her first WTA title on Saturday. Niculescu had been runner-up twice on tour before finally breaking through at the outdoor hard-court tournament in southern Brazil. The 75th-ranked Romanian broke Puchkova's serve to go up 5-4 in the final set then converted...
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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Li Na in Shenzhen Final

(January 4, 2012) China’s  Li Na, the top seed and fifth seed Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic moved into the final of the Shenzhen tournament on Friday. In an all-Chinese semifinal No. 7 Li defeated Peng Shuai 6-4, 6-0.  Zakopalova knocked out Monica Niculescu of Romania 6-1, 6-3. The Shenzhen Open  is being played for the first time this year. SHENZHEN LONGGANG GEMDALE...
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January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Top-seeded Niculescu out at Tashkent

Top-seeded Monica Niculescu of Romania was knocked out in the first round of the Tashkent Open on Tuesday, falling 2-6, 6-3, 7-5 to 135th-ranked Karin Knapp of Italy. Niculescu, who was also beaten in the first round of the U.S. Open, looked in control after the first set but was broken decisively in the eighth game of the second. She then lost the final three games of the decider...
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September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Chakvetadze Stuns Niculescu in Hobart

In the main draw of the Morilla Hobart International, Russia’s Anna Chakvetadze upset No.3 seed Monica Niculescu  6-0 6-4, Sorana Cirstea (ROU) defeated No. 7 seed Ksenia Pervak (KAZ) 6-2 7-6(6) while wildcard Anastasia Rodionova (AUS) easily advanced after a win over Greta Arn (HUN) 6-4 7-5. In action tomorrow are top seed Yanina Wickmayer (BEL), No. 4 seed Angelique Kerber ...
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January 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Niculescu out in straight sets in Hobart 1st round

Anna Chakvetadze of Russia beat third-seeded Monica Niculescu of Romania 6-0, 6-4 in the first round of the Hobart International on Sunday.
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January 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Niculescu knocked out in 1st round at Hobart

Anna Chakvetadze of Russia beat third-seeded Monica Niculescu of Romania 6-0, 6-4 in the first round of the Hobart International on Sunday.
Via Tennis News
January 08, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 3 Niculescu ousted in first round at Hobart

Romanians won three out of four first-round matches they contested at the Hobart International on Sunday, but the loser was third-seeded Monica Niculescu.
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January 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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