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Monica Niculescu

Maria Sharapova crashes out in Qatar Open first round

Romania's Monica Niculescu, ranked number 92 in the world, 51 places behind Sharapova, won 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.

Feb 13, 2018, 19:40 PM IST

Sania Mirza overcomes Rio failure; lifts the Connecticut Open trophy to gear up for US Open

Sania recently parted ways with Swiss Martina Hingis after a hugely successful partnership.

Aug 28, 2016, 10:35 AM IST

Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis win Wuhan Open title

The top seeded pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis defeated the Romanian duo of Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu in straight sets to win the doubles title at the Wuhan Open tennis tournament here on Saturday.

Oct 03, 2015, 12:41 PM IST

Crashed drone sparks US Open security scare

A drone crashed at the US Open Thursday, causing a match to be interrupted after it flew over the Flushing Meadows complex.

Sep 04, 2015, 09:10 AM IST

Kei Nishikori downs Sam Groth to reach Washington semis

Japan`s Kei Nishikori, last year`s US Open runner-up, advanced to the semi-finals of the ATP and WTA Washington Open by beating Australia`s Sam Groth 6-4, 6-4 on Friday.

Aug 08, 2015, 01:53 AM IST

Third seed Simona Halep out of Wimbledon

Third-seeded Romanian Simona Halep was knocked out of Wimbledon on Monday, losing in the first round 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 to Jana Cepelova of Slovakia.

Jun 30, 2015, 23:06 PM IST

Croatian Ana​ Konjuh wins Nottingham final

Croatian teenager Ana Konjuh won her first WTA tour title on Monday when she defeated Romania`s Monica Niculescu 1-6, 6-4, 6-2 in the final in Nottingham.

Jun 15, 2015, 19:26 PM IST

Suarez Navarro lurking as dark horse at Roland Garros

When potential dark horses were being discussed before this year`s French Open the name of Carla Suarez Navarro cropped up frequently and she looked every bit a serious challenger with an easy first round win on Monday.

May 25, 2015, 18:48 PM IST

Easy victory for Serena Williams in Miami opener against Monica Niculescu

World number one Serena Williams launched her bid for an eighth title at the Miami WTA and ATP Masters on Saturday with a victory over Monica Niculescu.

Mar 29, 2015, 03:39 AM IST

Serena Williams wins in emotional Indian Wells return

Serena Williams won her first match at Indian Wells since 2001 on Friday, beating Monica Niculescu in straight sets to end her 14-year self-imposed exile from the California desert event.

Mar 14, 2015, 12:05 PM IST

Monica Niculescu books Serena Williams showdown at Indian Wells

Monica Niculescu rolled over Aleksandra Krunic 6-2, 6-1 to book a second round clash with Serena Williams at Indian Wells, where the American returns this week after a 14-year hiatus.

Mar 12, 2015, 11:48 AM IST

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.

Sep 20, 2014, 23:31 PM IST

Li, Peng march into WTA Shenzhen semis

Chinese tennis icon Li Na, the World No.3, and compatriot Peng Shuai entered the WTA Shenzhen Open singles` semifinals here.

Jan 03, 2014, 15:50 PM IST

China`s Li notches hard-fought victory at Shenzhen

Chinese superstar Li Na battled her way to yet another victory on Thursday, downing Romania`s Monica Niculescu after three action-filled sets in the women`s singles quarter-final of the Shenzhen Open.

Jan 02, 2014, 20:14 PM IST

Monica Niculescu wins WTA Brazil Cup

Romania`s Monica Niculescu clinched her first WTA singles title with a 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 victory over Russia`s Olga Puchkova in the Brazil Cup tennis.

Mar 03, 2013, 16:59 PM IST

Robson ousted in Shenzhen

Promising British youngster Laura Robson was upset in the second round of the Shenzhen Open tennis tournament in China by lower-ranked Romanian Monica Niculescu.

Jan 02, 2013, 14:10 PM IST

Li Na loses in first round in Beijing

Li Na`s inconsistent form since winning the French Open extended to Beijing when she was knocked out of the China Open.

Oct 02, 2011, 19:01 PM IST