Romanian tennis players Irina Begu and Simona Halep will be playing
against each other in the second round of the Roland Garros tennis tournament.
In the first round on Sunday, Begu secured a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 win against Jil
Teichman of Switzerland. Also on Sunday, Halep outperformed the Spanish
challenger Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-4, 6-0. The two have so far met in
competitions seven times and Halep has won every match.
In the Champions League women's competition, SCM Ramnicu Valcea has registered
the third consecutive defeat. The team coached by Florentin Pera on Saturday was
outperformed by CSKA Moscow 30-20 and are currently ranking last in Group B. In
Group A, CSM Bucharest was supposed to play on Sunday against another Russian
side, Rostov-Don but the match was postponed due to some cases of Covid-19
infections in the Russian side.
Romania's delegation won 7 medals, five gold and two silver on Sunday at
the European Rowing Junior Championship, held in Belgrade. Romania had 10 teams
in the finals and occupied the first place in the nations standings. The gold
medalists were the women's and men's pairs, the women's and men's fours and the
Last weekend saw the games counting towards the fifth leg of Romania's
first football league. On Friday, Sepsi secured a 2-1 away win against FC
Voluntari and so did Univestitatea Craiova against FC Arges. On Saturday,
Academica Clinceni obtained a 2-0 home win against Gaz Metan Medias and
Viitorul Constanta thrashed Astra Giurgiu 4-1. CFR versus Chindia Targoviste ended
in a goaless draw in Cluj on Sunday. Dan Petrescu, the hosts' coach spared some
of his players for the game against Finish side Kuopio in Europa League on
Universitatea Craiova ranks first in the standings with 15 points
followed by CFR with 11.