A look at the latest news from tennis, rugby, football and ice hockey.
The Romanian tennis player Sorana Cîrstea has been
knocked out in the round of 16 at the Australian Open in straight sets, 6-2,
6-3, by seventh-seed Garbine Muguruza of Spain. Cîrstea will be rewarded with a
check worth 220,000 Australian Dollars and 240 WTA points.
Also in the round of 16, two other Romanian players, Horia
Tecău and Florin Mergea, have been eliminated from the competition in the men's
doubles. Horia Tecău and his doubles partner, the Dutch player Jean-Julien
Rojer, were defeated 7-6, 7-6 by the all-Australian pair Marc Polmans and
Andrew Whittington, while Florin Mergea and his doubles partner, the British
player Dominic Inglot, were defeated by the all-French pair seeded first made
up of Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert, in three sets, 2-6, 7-5, 6-2.
For their participation in the men's doubles at the Australian Open, the two
pairs that have been knocked out of the competition were rewarded with a check
worth 40,000 Australian dollars and 180 ATP points.
Edinburgh rugby team thrashed Romanian champions
Timisoara Saracens, 49-3, in the final group match of the Challenge Cup,
Europe's second-tier competition for professional clubs. Edinburgh won Group 4
with 24 points, while Timisoara Saracens came bottom of the table, with zero
Now it's news from football. Romanian striker Florin
Andone scored the equaliser in a match between his team Deportivo La Coruna and
Las Palmas. Counting towards the 19th round of Spain's domestic
championship, the game ended 1-all. Romanian midfielder Nicolae Stanciu also
scored a goal for his team Anderlecht Brussels in a match against
Sint-Truidense VV that ended 3-1. The match counted towards the 22nd
round of Belgium's domestic championship. However, Standard Liege, the team
another Romanian, Razvan Marin, plays for, conceded a nil-3 defeat to Belgium's
champions FC Bruges.
We go out with news from ice hockey. In the MOL
League, the Romanian side Sport Club Miercurea Ciuc were defeated 7-2 by the
current leaders DVTK Jegesmedvek, while another Romanian side, Dunărea Galati,
lost to the runner-up team MAC Budapest, 15-2. In the current ranking, Corona
Brasov are in the 4th place, Dunarea Galati rank 9th,
while Sport Club Miercurea Ciuc rank 11th, at the bottom of the