Although he lost in the first round in Halle, Victor Hanescu starts this week as ATP no. 29, the best rank in his career. Victor Crivoi went up a position, placing himself as 87th. In the women's competition, Raluca Olaru jumped 18 positions in the WAT top, after winning Marseilles final.
Raluca Olaru won Marseilles cup final, defeating Polish Masa Zec-Peskiric, score 6-7, 7-5, 6-4. It propelled Olaru 18 places, becoming no. 73 WAT. The 20-year old from Bucharest managed to make it into the quarter final in May in Warsaw.
Sorana Cirstea, no. 27 WTA, is competing this week in Hertogenbosch open, where she won against Romanian Monica Niculescu in the first round, no. 61 WTA.
In men's competition, Victor Crivoi (No. 87 ATP) will play in Eastbourne, Great Britain, in a 450,000 euros cup. The Romanian tennis player will meet James Ward, holder of wild-card, according to the competition's official website.