Simona Halep Height Weight Body Statistics

Born Name

Simona Halep

Nick Name

Simona

Simona Halep 2016

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place / Residence

Constanța, Romania

Nationality

Romanian

Education

Her schooling and other educational background is not known.

Occupation

Professional Tennis Player

Family

  • Father – Stere Halep (Former Football Player)
  • Mother – Tania Halep
  • Siblings – She has an older brother

Manager

Romanian Tennis Federation

Turned Pro

2006

Plays

Right-handed (two-handed backhand)

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 6 in or 168 cm

Weight

60 kg or 132 pounds

Boyfriend / Spouse

She has not publicly dated anyone.

Simona Halep playing tennis

Race / Ethnicity

White

She has Aromanian ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Raised eyebrows

Measurements

37-26-35 in or 94-66-89 cm

Simona Halep playing a shot

Dress Size

8 (US) or 38 (EU)

Bra Size

34C

She was earlier 34DD. But, had to undergo breast reduction surgery to improve her tennis play and get rid of back pain.

Shoe Size

6 (US)

Brand Endorsements

She has previously endorsed Vodafone Romania for 3 years.

Her clothes are sponsored by Adidas,

Previously, she had made deals with Nike (for shoes), and Lacoste (for apparel).

Religion

Her religious beliefs are not known.

Best Known For

Her aggressive baseline playing style of tennis.

She became world #2 tennis player in 2014.

First Tennis Match

She played her first professional tennis match in 2006.

First Film

She hasn’t appeared in a film yet.

First Grand Slam Singles Wins

Simona won her singles Grand Slam titles for the first time in the years –

  • Australian Open – None
  • French Open – None
  • Wimbledon – None
  • US Open – None

Personal Trainer

At a young age, she started taking tennis coaching from local (Constanța based) tennis coach, Ioan Stan.

In January 2014, Simona was talking coaching from Belgian coach Wim Fissette. After she parted ways with him, Simona hired Romanian coach Victor Ioniță and Thomas Högstedt as coaching consultant for the first three tournaments.

Teo Cercel has served as her fitness coach.

In January 2016, she started working full time with coach Darren Cahill.

Have a sneak peek into Simona’s workout on Twitter in early 2016. Here, she is training her tennis skills on the court.

She exercises daily for an hour and her routine includes exercises like running, body weight exercises, and resistance moves (using a resistance or exercise band). She doesn’t lift much weights as she doesn’t want to become stiff. The maximum she lifts is 2kg. She also does yoga occasionally.

Simona eats everything in moderation. When asked about her breakfast, she replied with dark bread, smoked salmon with cheese and fruit as her preferred choice.

Simona Halep Favorite Things

  • Singaporean Dish – Chicken Rice
  • Food – Milk chocolate, pizza
  • Place – Paris
  • Tournament – Roland Garros (or French Open)
SourceShape, Heavy
Simona Halep playing a shot in a match
Simona Halep playing a shot in a match

Simona Halep Facts

  1. Her family also owns and runs a dairy products factory.
  2. At 4, she started playing tennis after seeing her older brother playing the sport.
  3. At 6, she was practicing tennis every day.
  4. When she was young, Simona idolized tennis players Justine Henin and Andrei Pavel.
  5. To get rid of back pain and improve her tennis play, Simona underwent a breast reduction surgery at the age of 17 (in summer of 2009). She was 34DD and lowered it to 34C.
  6. If she weren’t a tennis star, she probably would have been a mathematician as she was good at mathematics.
  7. In 2013, she was WTA’s Most Improved Player.
  8. She was able to win her first 6 WTA titles in the same year.
  9. Connect with Simona on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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