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Simona Halep Presented the Trophy won at the National Arena of the Capital

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Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, WTA’s 4th, presented the trophy won inside the event of Wimbledon, the second one Grand Slam of her career after Roland Garros, on Wednesday evening, within a rite organized at the National Arena of the Capital, which saw about 20,000 Bucharesters in attendance.

Youth, dad and mom with kids, in addition to elders, came to the most important stadium of Romania to present a heat welcome to the primary tennis player in Romania’s history to have received the trophy on the London grass-court docket in the singles event.

Simona Halep changed into welcomed at the doorway to the pitch by twelve splendid Romanian sportsmen. Bearing flags, Ilie Nastase, Gheorghe Popescu, Marius Urzica, Diana Bulimar, Gabriela Szabo, Ionela Tirlea, Monica Rosu, Mihai Leu, Marian Dragulescu, Paula Ivan, Alina Dumitru and Doina Melinte gave a triumphal welcome to the Wimbledon winner.

The lovers applauded for mins on the stop, waved tricolor flags and chanted her name several times. “Simona, Simona” become the favorite chant of the fans at the National Arena, who also displayed some banners reading “Go, Simona!,” “Simona, we love you!.”

“You have given me a great joy to have you by my side this evening, to enjoy this trophy, because it is ours, of the country, in the first place. It is a special evening for me, I know last year it was the same, but now it seems to be even more special. Let’s enjoy together and think that days like this can come in the future as well. I have been inspired by these great champions of Romania who have come by my side this evening. It is an honor to have you by my side, to share this joy with all of you. I thank Romania because I was born here and I wish to live here all my life. I would like to devote part of this trophy to my mother, as it was her dream for me to win at Wimbledon,” Halep told her fans.

The front to the occasion was loose, singer Andra finished Romania’s anthem, at the same time as the large displays on stage displayed pics from the Wimbledon final, which Simona Halep won to US participant Serena Williams.

Among the sports personalities attending the occasion were Gheorghe Hagi, Loredana Dinu, George Cosac, at the same time as Nadia Comaneci, Camelia Potec, Nicu Vlad and Ana Maria Branza dispatched her video messages which can be watched on the monitors at the National Arena.

Romanian Tennis Federation Chairman Ion Tiriac commented with Simona Halep the maximum critical moments of the very last with Serena Williams, and singers Irina Baiantz and Andrei Lazar executed one song every committed to the Romanian tennis player.

Simona Halep won the match of Wimbledon, after she defeated, on thirteen July, inside the final, US player Serena Williams, 6-2, 6-2. Halep delivered Romania the primary name within the singles occasion of Wimbledon, after finals misplaced by way of Ilie Nastase, in 1972, with Stan Smith (US), and in 1976, with Bjorn Borg (Sweden). Halep gained her 2nd Grand Slam title, after the achievement recorded in 2018 in Roland Garros.

Source: https://www.agerpres.ro/english/2019/07/18/tennis-simona-halep-presents-wimbledon-trophy-on-national-arena-in-front-of-20-000-bucharesters–342881

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