Profile and Biography of Sorana Cirstea, the Beautiful Romanian Tennis Player

Sorana Cirstea, highestly ranked as World number twenty three player has a brilliant ITF Junior Record. She is the pride of Romania for her amazing play. To know more about Sorana Cirstea Tennis career, biography and profile, check this Sorana Cirstea wiki article.

Sorana Mihaela Cirstea who was born on the 7th of April, 1990, is a Romanian tennis player. Sorana Cirstea highest career rank had been world Number 23, which she achieved on the 17th of August, 2009, after she reached the quarterfinals of the 2009 French Open and the semifinals of the 2009 Los Angeles Open.

Profile and Biography of Sorana Cirstea

  • Name: Sorana Cirstea
  • Sorana Cirstea Date of Birth: 7th April, 1990
  • Sorana Cirstea Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
  • Sorana Cirstea Residence: Targoviste, Romania
  • Height: 5 feet 9.5 inches
  • Hair Colour: Brown
  • Eye Colour: Light Brown
  • Father's Name: Mihai Cirstea
  • Mother's Name: Liliana Cirstea
  • Siblings:Mihnea Cirstea
  • Sorana Cirstea Boyfriend: Not yet known
  • Sorana Cirstea Racquet: Wilson Blade 98 Pink BLX Tennis Racquet
  • Sorana Cirstea Interests: Reading books, Enjoying any ball sport, Looking after her two parrots
  • Plays: Right- handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Sorana Cirstea Favourite surface: Hard

Sorana Cirstea Career Statistics

Early Career of Sorana Cirstea

Sorana CirsteaCirstea was introduced to tennis at the age of four by her mother. Her parents supported her whole heartedly in the playing of Tennis. Steffi Graf and Roger Federar were her idols.

Cirstea became an ITF Junior circuit top-ten player, reaching her highest ranking of number six on June 26, 2006. Her best matches include a title in the 2005 German Junior Open. In April 2007, she reached the finals of the Budapest grand Prix tournament. She bet a number of good players while making her way to the finals who include Martina Muller. Thus reaching the finals, she became the first Romanian to reach a tour final since Ruxandra Dragomir in the year 2000. On her way to the finals she even bet two players who ranked inside the WTA top 40.

Accomplished Career of Sorana Cirstea

In 2008 in Tashkent, Sorana Cirstea first WTA tour title was won. She defeated Sabine Lisicki in the final. In 2009, Cirstea began the year ranked 36th, losing to Dinara Safina at the Medibank International. At the Australian Open, she lost in the first round itself; but reached the second round of the Doubles with her partner Monica Niculescu. As a singles player she even lost the 2009 Open GDF Suez and Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships.

After a few more loses, Cirstea's clay session began at the inaugural Andalucia tennis Experience in Marbella, Spain. She reached the semifinals defeating a number of players. In doubles, she paired with Ioana Olaru and reached the Quarterfinals.

Sorana had her Breakthrough in the 2009 French Open. She upset the 5th, 10th and 21st seed advancing to the third round of a Grand Slam ever. Cirstea again gave a brilliant performance in the LA Woman's Championships in August. Here she defeated the World number 4. Her brilliant performance earned her the No. 24th Position which changed to Number 23 in the Cincinnati Masters. It was then that she achieved the highest ranking of her Career.

A few more loses after that and Cirstea fell back to Number 45th with which she began the year 2010. Her career faced anumber of ups and downs after that. She couldn't make any significant achievement except upsetting World Number 2 in the 2010 AEGON Internatonal. At the Wimbledon Championship she was defeated by Petra Kvitova.

In the year 2011 Australian Open she won the first round to be defeated by Shahar Peer in the second. This again followed a number of loses and in the next few monthes she did not have any good results when she proved back in the 2011 Open GDF Suez in France where a number of top 100 players competed. She couldn't proceed more than the second round of the French Open and then again lost in the straight sets of the 2011 Wimbledon Championships.

Throughout her professional career, Cirstea has a record of 125-52 in singles and a 61-27 in doubles. She won 4 ITF titles in singles and 8 ITF titles in Doubles. She has only 1 WTA record that also for doubles. She is still to win a Grand Slam Title.

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