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MONICA NICULESCU RUMORS

Arruabarrena beats Niculescu in 3 sets to win Korea Open

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Lara Arruabarrena of Spain beat Monica Niculescu of Romania 6-0, 2-6, 6-0 on Sunday to win the Korea Open and claim her second WTA singles title. After racing through the opening set, Arruabarrena double faulted twice to surrender her serve in the fourth game of the second and Niculescu seized the opportunity to level the match. Arruabarrena broke with...
Via Associated Press
September 25, 2016  |  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

Monica Niculescu, Ana Konjuh to play rain-delayed Nottingham final

  Monica Niculescu and Ana Konjuh will contest the rain-delayed final of the Nottingham Open on Monday. The tournament had been hit by bad weather coming into the finals weekend, with play again halted during Sunday. Niculescu of Romania reached her first grass court singles final with an upset victory over top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 5-7, 6-4, 6-0. The 17-year-old Konjuh had...
Via Associated Press
June 14, 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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