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SPORTS FLASH
SPORTS FLASH

, 23.10.2023, 13:45

The WTA 250 women’s tennis tournament
in Cluj-Napoca, western Romania, ended on Sunday with the victory of German
tennis player Tamara Korpatsch who defeated Elena Gabriela Ruse in the finals 6-3,
6-4. The best result she got this year has also brought the Romanian 20,226 dollars
and 180 WTA points, whereas Korpatsch got 34,228 dollars and 280 WTA points.




Both the Romanian handball sides playing in
the Champions League have been defeated by their opponents. On Saturday,
Romania’s champions CSM Bucharest lost on their own ground to French side Brest
Bretagne 30 – 28. Cristina Neagu was the best Romanian scorer with 8 goals
scored. In Group A, CSM ranks fourth with four points and will be up against
Buducnost Podgorica in Montenegro.




In Group B, Rapid Bucharest was
thrashed by French side Metz 33-22. The best scorer of the Romanian side was
Serbian Andela Janjusevic, with four goals scored. With only three points in
the present edition of the aforementioned league, after a win, a draw and three
defeats, Rapid ranks only 6th in the group and will be up against
Krim Ljubljana in a home match.


In the regional ice hockey competition
Erste League, ACSH Gheorgheni secured a 6-0 home win against Hungarian side Jegesmedvék
of Miskolc. In Brasov, local side Corona lost to the competition’s leader Újpest
Budapest, 1-2. Also on their own ground, Sport Club Miercurea Ciuc, lost 4 – 6 to
Hungarian side Budapest Jégkorong Akadémia.




Last weekend saw the matches of
the 13th leg of the Romanian Football Superleague. On Friday in
Oradea, UTA Arad versus Rapid Bucharest ended in a two-all draw. On Saturday,
in Sibiu, central Romania, local side Hermannstadt clinched a 4-0 win against
Dinamo Bucharest, while in Ovidiu, southern Romania, local team Farul Constanta
and Universitatea Cluj ended their match in a one-all draw.


On Sunday in Iasi, the match
pitting local side Politehnica against FC U Craiova 1948 ended in a one-all
draw whereas Petrolul Ploieşti secured a 3-1 away win against Universitatea
Craiova. FCSB versus FC Voluntari ended in a goaless draw.


Two matches to take place on
Monday: Sepsi Sfântu Gheorghe plays FC Botoşani and CFR Cluj takes on Oţelul
Galaţi. FCSB tops the ranking with 30 points, followed by CFR with 26.


În final, vă amintim că puteţi
găsi rubrica noastră sportivă şi pe Internet, mai exact pe site-ul web rri.ro,
precum şi în reţeaua Facebook, pe profilul Radio România Internaţional.

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