Alexandra Dulgheru life and biography

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Alexandra Dulgheru biography

Date of birth : 1989-05-30
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Bucharest, Romania
Nationality : Romanian
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2020-08-20
Credited as : Professional Tennis player, WTA tour, wimbledon girls

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Alexandra Dulgheru is a Romanian professional tennis player. She achieved a singles career high of World No. 26 on April 11, 2011. Her career high in doubles was World No. 50. She is coached by Gabriel Urpi.

She started playing tennis at the age of 4. Her best junior result came at the 2006 Wimbledon Girls' Singles Championship, where she was defeated in the quarter finals by Tamira Paszek 4–6, 4–6. She also made the doubles final with Kristina Antoniychuk. They lost to the pairing of Alisa Kleybanova and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 1–6, 2–6. In April 2009, she finished runner-up to Kimiko Date Krumm in a $75,000 tournament in Monzon. Just over a fortnight later, she won a $25,000 tournament in Bari, where she defeated Sandra Záhlavová in the final.

In 2011, Dulgheru started off the year losing in both of her first two tournaments in straight sets at the Brisbane International, against to the eventual finalist Andrea Petkovic, and then at the Medibank International Sydney, against 3-time Grand Slam winner Kim Clijsters. The mediocre form on hard surface continued at the Australian Open losing 4-6 4-6 to the unseeded player, Ayumi Morita.

Father is Dumitru (pilot); mother is Doina (airline coordinator); sister is Bianca (assistant hotel manager); has a German Shepard named Ciavi
Started playing tennis at age 4 when introduced to the sport by parents
Baseliner who prefers clay; favorite shot is high backhand (Rios style)
Speaks Romanian, English, Spanish
Studying economics at ASE University
Enjoys reading, movies, listening to music, dancing, painting, drawing (would like to be a designer or achitect after tennis)
Favorite actor is Johnny Depp; favorite movie is Meet Joe Black
Favorite type of music is pop; favorite artists are Céline Dion, Backstreet Boys
Favorite book is Harry Potter
Favorite foods are Chinese, Romanian; favorite drinks are lemonade, hot chocolate
Tennis players most admired are Justine Henin, Roger Federer.
Favorite tournament is Warsaw.

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