Former No. 1 Simona Halep marries in Romania | Inquirer Sports

Former No. 1 Simona Halep marries in Romania

/ 03:18 PM September 17, 2021

Simona Halep of Romania reacts after beating Kristina Kucova of Slovakia (not pictured) on day three of the 2021 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie King National Tennis Center.

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Former world No. 1 Simona Halep is taking a break in her WTA schedule: She married boyfriend Toni Iuruc Wednesday in her hometown of Constanta, Romania.

Halep posted photos on social media, showing the party that followed the civil ceremony. Her coach Darren Cahill sent well wishes from afar.


“The official signing today of marriage for Simo and Toni in Romania,” he wrote. “Congratulations and big hugs to you both. An amazing couple.”


Halep, who turns 30 later this month, confirmed she was getting married in a recent interview with Romanian television.

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“It’s a beautiful event,” Halep told reporters when she arrived home. “I am emotional. These are different emotions than winning a Grand Slam, it’s the personal part, tennis remains tennis. This is an extremely important step, and I’m happy it’s happening.”

Her new husband has been described by online media as a billionaire businessman.

This has been a good month for Halep. After being sidelined due to a foot injury sustained in Rome in May, she missed the French Open, Wimbledon — the two Grand Slams she has won — and a chance at qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics. But she returned to play in August and advanced to the Round of 16 at the U.S. Open, falling to Elina Svitolina.

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