Week of 23th May:
French Open:
QR1:
Elena Bogdan def. Michelle Larcher de Brito (POR) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
QR1:
Alexandra Cadantu def.
Madalina Gojnea 6-2, 1-6, 6-2
QR1:
Liana-Gabriela Ungur def. (3)Petra Martic (CRO) 6-3, 6-2
QR1: (6)Heather Watson (GBR) def.
Ioana-Raluca Olaru 6-3, 6-0
QR2:
Elena Bogdan def. (16)Sophie Ferguson (AUS) 6-1, 6-3
QR2: (1)Anastasia Pivovarova (RUS) def.
Alexandra Cadantu 4-6, 6-0, 6-4
QR2:
Liana-Gabriela Ungur def. Yuliya Beygelzimer (UKR) 6-4, 7-6(6)
FQR: (8)Sabine Lisicki (GER) def.
Elena Bogdan 6-3, 6-3
FQR: (13)Yung-Jan Chan (TPE) def.
Liana-Gabrila Ungur 6-4, 6-0
R1:
Simona Halep def. Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) 6-2, 6-1
R1:
Irina-Camelia Begu def. Aravane Rezai (FRA) 6-3, 6-3
R1:
Edina Gallovits-Hall def. Angelique Kerber (GER) 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
R1: (21)Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) def.
Monica Niculescu 6-0, 6-3
R1:
(27)Alexandra Dulgheru def. Laura Pous-Tio (ESP) 6-3, 6-4
R1:
Sorana Cīrstea def. Patty Schnyder (SUI) 6-1, 6-3
R2: (8)Samantha Stosur (AUS) def.
Simona Halep 6-0, 6-2
R2: Anastasia Rodionova (AUS) def.
Edina Gallovits-Hall 6-1, 6-4
R2: (13)Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) def.
Irina-Camelia Begu 6-1, 6-1
R2:
Sorana Cīrstea def.
(27)Alexandra Dulgheru 6-2, 7-5
R3: (6)Na Li (CHN) def.
Sorana Cīrstea 6-2, 6-2
$25,000 Grado:
R1:
(8)Alexandra Cadantu def. Heidi El Tabakh (CAN) 6-2, 6-0
R2:
(8)Alexandra Cadantu def. (Q)Stephanie Vogt (LIE) 6-2, 7-6(2)
QF:
(8)Alexandra Cadantu def. (1)Yvonne Meusburger (AUT) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
SF:
(8)Alexandra Cadantu def. (4)Nina Bratchikova (RUS) 6-2, 6-0
F: (6)Ajla Tomljanovic (CRO) def.
(8)Alxandra Cadantu 6-2, 6-4
$10,000 Bucharest:
R1:
(1)Mihaela Buzarnescu def.
Larisa Sporea 4-6, 6-3, 6-1
R1:
Sabina Lupu def.
(WC)Cristina Ene 6-0, 6-1
R1:
(Q)Cristina Adamescu def.
(Q)Nicoleta Dan 6-2, 7-5
R1: Andreea-Roxana Vaideanu (ITA) def.
(6)Ionela-Andreea Iova 6-2, 6-1
R1:
(4)Laura-Ioana Andrei def.
(Q)Georgiana Patrasc 6-2, 7-5
R1:
(WC)Nicoleta-Catalina Dascalu def.
(Q)Ana Mihaela Vladutu 7-5, 6-4
R1:
Claudia Antonia Enache def.
(WC)Ioana Ducu 6-3, 2-6, 6-4
R1:
(8)Camelia-Elena Hristea def.
(Q)Gabriela Duca 6-1, 6-2
R1:
(Q)Alexandra Ion def.
(Q)Raluca Mita 6-4, 6-1
R1: (Q)Min Liu (CHN) def.
(WC)Diana Marcu 6-4, 6-2
R1:
(3)Elora Dabija def. Alexandra Romanova (RUS) 6-4, 6-2
R1:
(7)Raluca Elena Platon def. Katharina Negrin (AUT) 3-6, 6-2, 6-1
R1:
Bianca Hincu def.
Ilinca Stoica 6-2, 6-2
R1:
(2)Cristina-Andreea Mitu def.
Alexandra Damaschin 6-0, 6-2
R2:
Sabina Lupu def.
(1)Mihaela Buzarnescu 2-6, 6-3, 2-0 Ret.
R2: Andreea-Roxana Vaideanu (ITA) def.
(Q)Cristina Adamescu 6-2, 6-2
R2:
(4)Laura-Ioana Andrei def.
(WC)Nicoleta-Catalina Dascalu 6-0, 7-5
R2: (5)Polina Vinogradova (RUS) def.
Claudia Antonia Enache 6-2, 6-1
R2:
(8)Camelia-Elena Hristea def.
(Q)Alexandra Ion 6-2, 6-1
R2:
(3)Elora Dabija def. (Q)Min Liu (CHN) 6-3, 7-5
R2:
Bianca Hincu def.
(7)Raluca Elena Platon 6-1, 5-7, 6-4
R2: Julia Kimmelmann (GER) def.
(2)Cristina-Andreea Mitu 6-1, 7-6(4)
QF:
Sabina Lupu def. Andreea-Roxana Vaideanu (ITA) 6-2, 6-0
QF:
(4)Laura-Ioana Andrei def. (5)Polina Vinogradova (RUS) 6-0, 6-2
QF:
(3)Elora Dabija def.
(8)Camelia-Elena Hristea 6-1, 6-4
QF: Julia Kimmelmann (GER) def.
Bianca Hincu 6-2, 7-5
SF:
(4)Laura-Ioana Andrei def.
Sabina Lupu 6-7(4), 6-1, 6-4
SF:
(3)Elora Dabija def. Julia Kimmelmann (GER) 6-2, 6-1
F:
(3)Elora Dabija def.
(4)Laura-Ioana Andrei 6-4, 6-2
$10,000 Getxo:
R1:
Diana Stomlega def. (LL)Marina Cernea (BRA) 6-0, 6-2
R2: (1)Eva Fernandez-Brugues (ESP) def.
Diana Stomlega 6-3, 6-0
Romanian Player of the Week:
Alexandra Cadantu(192) reaching the second qualifying round beating her compatriote Madalina Gojnea(156) and taking a set from the qualifier's top seed Anastasia Pivovarova(93).
After her loss she played at the 25K tournament in Grado where she reached the final upsetting the top seed Yvonne Meusburger(124) on her way befor losing to Ajla Tomljanovic(182) in the final.
Romanian Upset of the Week:
Alexandra Cadantu(192) upsetting the top seed Yvonne Meusburger(124) in the quarterfinal of Grado.
Romanian Fail of the Week:
#2 seed Cristina-Andreea Mitu(451) getting upset by Julia Kimmelmann(796) in the second round of her home tournament in Bucharest...
Romanian Fighter of the Week:
Edina Gallovits-Hall(131) defeating Angelique Kerber(69) after losing the first set by 2-6 winning the match eventually by 6-3, 6-1 in the two following sets!
In the end the Romanian girls managed a strong team prformance at Roland Garros with 2 girls in the final qualifying round as well as 6 players in the main draw where 5 reachd the second round!
Pity that only Sorana Cīrstea took her chance to reach the third round where she got outplayd by li, but her form is getting better and better. though!