Simona Halep is one of the most popular athletes in Romania. The 28-year-old is extremely popular in her country for her achievements in tennis. The former world number one won the Wimbledon title this year. She defeated Serena Williams in the final to win her second Grand Slam title. The Wimbledon champion has also been having a good time off the court. She has been dating Toni Iuruc, a billionaire. Her boyfriend is now willing to take the relationship to the next stage.
According to tabloid cancan.ro, Toni asked Simona’s father, Stere Halep, for permission to marry his daughter. Simona’s dad accepted the request. He, however, asked the billionaire to delay the wedding plans until after the US Open next year. Stere would like his daughter to compete in next year’s Grand Slam tournaments and possibly add to her total. He advised Toni to wait until September next year for the wedding ceremony. Toni proposed to the Romanian and both families approved the engagement.
About Simona’s millionaire boyfriend Toni Iuruc
Toni and Simona started dating this year. Toni is originally from Macedonia. The 40-year-old owns several companies in Romania. The couple goes out together and has had dinner in several restaurants in Romania. They also enjoy going out on adventures together. The two recently rented a ski jet and had fun in the Black Sea. The world No.6 has said that she is happy with her current relationship. While she enjoys playing tennis, the 28-year-old has revealed that her relationship is the most important priority in her life. On her potential wedding to Toni, the two-time Grand Slam champion said she would like to have the ceremony in Romania.
Simona has continued to perform well in her tennis career. The former world number one has qualified for the WTA Finals in Shenzhen for the sixth time in her career. She will be making her fifth appearance at the tournament after pulling out last year because of an injury. The Romanian reached the finals of the WTA finals in 2014 where she lost to Serena Williams. She is sixth on the WTA rankings. The 28-year-old played in the Asian swing of the tour but had some disappointing results. She retired in the round on 16 at the Wuhan Open and then lost in the second round of the China Open to Ekaterina Alexandrova. The finals in Shenzhen begin on October 27th and end on 3rd November.
Simona Halep’s ranking and performance in 2019
Ranked no.6, the Romanian played her last match on the 30th of September when she lost to Ekaterina Alexandrova 6-2 6-3 in the 2nd round in Beijing.
This year Simona has a 38-15 win-loss record. The Romanian has won 1 title in Wimbledon. The Romanian was the finalist in Doha and in Madrid.
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