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Player Profiles

Monica Niculescu

Monica Niculescu
Country:
Romania
Birth Date:
25 September 1987
Birth Place:
Slatina, Romania
Residence:
Bucharest, Romania
Height:
5 ft. 6 in. (1.68 metres)
Weight:
139 lbs. (63.2 kilos)
Plays:
Right
42
Current Singles Ranking
48
Current Doubles Ranking

Tournament Info

Wimbledon Championships Played:
6
Events Entered:
Ladies' Singles, Ladies' Doubles
Best Singles Performance:
2nd Round (2008, 2010, 2011)
Best Doubles Performance:
3rd Round (2009)

Latest Photos

Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu strategize during their opening round doubles match.

Interviews

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Player Overview

Year turned pro:
2002
Career matches won:
80
Career matches lost:
103
Year to date matches won:
20
Year to date matches lost:
18
Current 52 week rank for singles:
42
Current 52 week rank for doubles:
48
High rank for singles:
28
High rank for doubles:
24
Career Prize Money:
$2,305,365 USD
Year to date prize money for singles:
$294,648 USD
Year to date prize money for doubles:
$79,510 USD

Grand Slam Singles Results

YearAustralian OpenRoland GarrosWimbledonUS Open
20081ST1ST2ND1ST
20092ND1ST1ST1ST
20101ST-2ND1ST
20113RD1ST2ND4TH
20123RD1ST1ST1ST
20131ST1ST1ST1ST

Grand Slam Doubles Results

YearAustralian OpenRoland GarrosWimbledonUS Open
2008-2ND2ND2ND
20092ND3RD3RD3RD
20103RDQF2ND3RD
20112ND3RD2ND1ST
2012QF2ND2ND1ST
20133RD3RD1ST1ST

Legend

WON = Champion
RUP = Runner Up
SF = Semi-Finalist
QF = Quarter-Finalist
4TH = Lost in Fourth Round
3RD = Lost in Third Round
2ND = Lost in Second Round
1ST = Lost in First Round
Bio information courtesy of the WTA TOUR

Biography

Romania's Monica Niculescu was born in Slatina but has lived in Bucharest since the age of four, and started to play tennis a year later. The 25-year-old is coached by Calin Ciorbagiu and the second-highest ranked Romanian player.

Court 15 - Ladies' Doubles - First round
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
Anna-Lena Groenefeld GER (7)
  Kveta Peschke CZE (7)
 
6
7
 
 
4
5

Court 4 - Ladies' Singles - First round
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
 
3
6
5
 
Mona Barthel GER (30)
 
6
4
7

2013 Statistics

Wimbledon Singles Results
Round1R2R3R4RQFSFF
Sets played 3      
Tie breaks played 0      
Total games 31      
Winners 26      
Unforced errors 22      
Service points won 53      
Return games won 6      
Total points 95      
1st serves in 88      
% 1st serves in 85      
Total aces 0      
Total double faults 1      
1st serve points won 46      
% 1st serve points won 52      
% 2nd Serve points won 47      

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