‘An Extraordinary Desire to Do Good’- Simona Halep Sends Best Wishes to a Special Person in Her Life

Published 03/23/2022, 7:58 AM EDT
Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, February 14, 2021 Romania’s Simona Halep speaks to the media after winning her fourth round match against Poland’s Iga Swiatek REUTERS/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake

There are always some sacrifices and efforts of close people behind every successful individual. Simona Halep also has one such person in her life and she sends best wishes on his birthday. The mystery person is non-other than her father, who celebrates his 60th birthday today.

 

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Halep shared a heart-felt wish, expressing her love and gratitude towards her father, Stere Halep.

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Simona Halep shows love for her father on her birthday wish

Simona shared the post with her photo with her father. Stere Halep was also a professional footballer with the Romanian club Sageata Stejaru. Simona started with a simple birthday wish, followed by a heart symbol. Then she poured her heart out in her message.

 

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She wrote“This man with a heart that cannot be measured, with a sensitive and ambitious soul, with an extraordinary desire to do good today is turning the beautiful age of 60 years, who did everything in his power to make my dream come true. A man who educated us so beautifully. A man who never gave up no matter how hard it was. A strong and wonderful man! I’m a lucky kid to have such a FATHER,” (Translated via Google Translate)

Simona reaching highs in Tennis Career

A young Simona Halep has been in the WTA circuit for nearly 15 years now. She has 2 Grand Slam wins and reached 3-times in the major’s finals.

The 2018 French open was her 1st ever major championship. She also won the 2019 Wimbledon title.

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A strong baseline player is yet to hit her best form this season, but certainly has huge potential to challenge for any title. Clay being her favored surface, Halep is considered to be one of the top contenders for the upcoming French Open.

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Former World No. 1 Halep lost to French player Alize Cornet in the 4th round of the 2022 Australian Open. Recently, Simona lost a semi-final match against the eventual winner, Iga Swiatek, in Indian Wells. After a couple of close runs to the title this season, young Romanian will play in Miami Open on Friday.

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Kunal Pradeep Chawda

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Kunal Chawda is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. Holding a bachelors degree in IT engineering and masters in marketing, Kunal is obsessed with tennis, soccer and basketball. He has intensely followed sports since the year 2002 and also competed in his collegiate days.

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