Sports Roundup

sports roundup A roundup of the the weekend's main sporting events and news

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 women's eight.


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 Thursday.

Universitatea Craiova ranks first in the standings with 15 points followed by CFR with 11. 

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