Removing Serena Williams as No 1 a step too far: Simona Halep
Removing Serena Williams as No 1 a step too far: Simona Halep

Simona Halep looked back on a "special year" Sunday following her remarkable ascent to number two in the rankings, but said the top spot remains a distant dream while Serena Williams is still playing.

Monica Niculescu claims second career title in Guangzhou
Monica Niculescu claims second career title in Guangzhou

Unseeded Romanian Monica Niculescu clinched her second career title on Saturday with a 6-4, 6-0 win over French second seed Alize Cornet in the Guangzhou tournament.

Kvitova sinks Safarova to earn Wimbledon final return

Former champion Petra Kvitova swept into her second Wimbledon final with a 7-6 (8/6), 6-1 victory over fellow Czech Lucie Safarova on Thursday.

Romanian President`s brother arrested in bribery case

Police have arrested the brother of the Romanian president on suspicion of taking a bribe and using the president`s name to promise he could get a prison sentence reduced.

Sharapova floors Halep to win second French Open title

Maria Sharapova claimed her second French Open title when she floored Romanian fourth seed Simona Halep 6-4 6-7(5) 6-4 after a marathon encounter in Saturday`s final.

2014 French Open, Women`s Final: Maria Sharapova vs Simona Halep – As it happened...

Live coverage of the 2014 French Open women`s singles final match between Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep being played at Roland Garros` Court Philippe Chatrier.

Sharapova wins Madrid Open title

Maria Sharapova fought back to defeat Simona Halep 1-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Sunday to win her second clay title of the season at the Madrid Open.

Halep confirms class with crushing win over Kerber

Simona Halep, the young Romanian whose dazzling form signalled her as the tour`s rising star, confirmed that impression on Sunday as she collected the biggest prize of her career with an impressive 6-2, 6-3 victory over German Angelique Kerber in the Qatar Open.

Halep serves another shock to reach Doha final

Simona Halep, voted newcomer of the year on the WTA Tour, served up a second shock in two days on Saturday, beating Agnieszka Radwanska to reach the final of the Qatar Open.

Romanian President reappoints Victor Ponta as PM

Romania`s President has reappointed the prime minister to his post despite a bitter feud between the two top officials.

Romanian accused of hacking NASA-JPL computers

A federal grand jury has indicted a Romanian citizen on charges he hacked into 25 climate-research computers at NASA`s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena.

Romanian jeweller prepares gifts for royals

The gold rings are studded with diamonds and rubies.