Simona Halep is the first Romanian player to win a Wimbledon title while 29-year-old is the second woman to lift a singles Grand Slam title after Virginia Ruzici, a Romania player. However, the two-time Grand Slam Champion revealed she reminisces every day her countryman Ion Tiriac’s words.
1978 French Open title winner Virginia Ruzici is Simona Halep’s manager. Simultaneously, the 2018 Roland Garros Champion has a good relationship with the 81-years-old and the former Romanian Davis Cup player Ion Tiriac, the current president of Romania Tennis Federation.
When asked the best advice she has ever received in a recent interview, World No.2 replied “I received a lot of advice. It’s hard for me to choose… One of them, which I remember every day, is to give my best today, to be better than yesterday. Mr Tiriac gave it to me.” (Quotes translated into English via Google translator)
“Ion Țiriac supports me and comes to my matches when he can, talks to me about tennis, tries to understand me as I am emotional, why I have emotions in one match, why I can’t be 100% in another match. His way of helping me a lot”, Simona Halep added.
Simona Halep Broadcasts Live Her Australian Open 2021 Training Session
To win a Grand Slam title on a hard surface, Former World No.1 began preparing for the upcoming Down under major event.
On Monday, 2018 Australian Open runner-up broadcasted her training session for her fans via her Facebook page.
Halep worked on several shots during the practice, especially dropshot, tweener, and one-handed backhand.
However, after almost two weeks of training, Simona Halep will fly to Australia on 14 January, but the Melbourne major begins on 8th February.