Monica Niculescu

  • Monica Niculescu beats Alize Cornet to win Guangzhou Open 3 days ago

    Romania's Monica Niculescu took advantage of a dozen doublefaults by Alize Cornet to beat the Frenchwoman 64, 60 to win the Guangzhou Open on Saturday. The No. 60ranked Niculescu captured the second WTA Tour title of her career, following her win in Florianopolis last year. The Romanian didn't drop a set all...
  • Topseed Kerber wins Linz opener after false start October 10, 2013

    Linz: Topseeded Angelique Kerber overcame a poor start to beat Monica Niculescu of Romania 06, 61, 62 in the first round of the Generali Ladies on Wednesday. The 10thranked German struggled for rhythm and won just five points on her own serve as she lost the opening set in 22 minutes....
  • Topseeded Radwanska loses to US qualifier Hampton June 19, 2013

    Eastbourne: Topseeded Agnieszka Radwanska slumped to a 76 (2), 62 defeat by American qualifier Jamie Hampton in the first round at Eastbourne on Tuesday. Radwanska, who won the title in 2008, struggled throughout the match at the Wimbledon warmup tournament. Although the Polish player leveled at 55 when Hampton served for...
  • Victoria Azarenka through to second round January 15, 2013

    Melbourne: Victoria Azarenka has opened the defense of her Australian Open title with a 61, 64 win over Monica Niculescu of Romania. Azarenka powered to a 40 lead in the opening set over Niculescu, who is winless in singles tournaments on the WTA Tour. The topseeded Azarenka was down a service...
  • Venus Williams storms to Luxembourg Open title October 21, 2012

    Luxembourg: Venus Williams won her first WTA tournament in more than two years, beating Monica Niculescu of Romania 62, 63 to take the Luxembourg Open title on Sunday. Slowed by injuries and illness for two seasons, Williams showed she still had the winning touch and played steady tennis while Niculescu proved...