From Romania to the world: Cirstea is a quarterfinalist at the US Open
The 33-year-old tennis player continues to gain ground, winning 6-3 and 6-3 over Belinda Bencic.
Hope in sport is the last thing to be lost, and this time, Sorana Cirstea (30th in the WTA ranking) he won much more than a tennis match, but he defeated perseverance and went back to his best time. By 6-3 and 6-3 he prevailed against the Olympic medalist Belinda Bencic (13th) and got into the quarterfinals of the US Open.
It took 14 years for the Romanian to once again be among the top eight in a tournament of this category. Roland Garros 2009 to be more precise was the last time that the 33-year-old tennis player came to this instance.
Her 2023 began from strength to strength, which allowed her to regain her strength and return to being that of that 2009. And as if time did not pass, by that time when she shone in Paris, Roger Federer had not yet managed to complete his Grand Slam career, Novak Djokovic barely had a Major title (Australian Open 2008) and Rafael Nadal only had four Roland Garros trophies.
After that great presentation in the French capital, the native of Târgovişte always said goodbye to the big competitions in one of the first four instances of the Main Draw, leaving a very bitter taste in her mouth. Putting aside that Roland Garros, it was at the Australian Open and the Parisian Grand Slam itself 2023 where where he had last gotten a fourth round.
Now, with a season record of 30-18, semifinals in the WTA 1000 of Miami, rooms in the WTA 1000 de Indian Wells As one of the many good results, the Romanian will want to make history and get into the top four of a Major tournament for the first time.
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