Romania at the Hopman Cup

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Romania
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First year 1997
Years played 1
Best finish 4th in group (1997, 2010)
Most total wins Irina Spîrlea (4–4)
Most singles wins Irina Spîrlea (2–2)
Most doubles wins Irina Spîrlea (2–2)
Best doubles team Cîrstea & Hănescu (1–0)
Spîrlea & Pescariu (1–0)
Most years played Irina Spîrlea (2)

Romania is a nation that has competed at the Hopman Cup tennis tournament on three occasions, the first of which was at the 9th annual staging of the tournament in 1997, when they finished fourth in their group. They replicated this result in 2010 and to date they have not yet bettered it.[1][2]

Players[edit]

This is a list of players who have played for Romania in the Hopman Cup.

Name Total W-L Singles W-L Doubles W-L First year played No. of years played
Cîrstea, SoranaSorana Cîrstea 2–2 1–2 1–0 2010 1
Hănescu, VictorVictor Hănescu 1–2 0–2 1–0 2010 1
Pescariu, DinuDinu Pescariu 1–1 0–1 1–0 1998 1
Spîrlea, IrinaIrina Spîrlea 4–4 2–2 2–2 1997 2
Voinea, AdrianAdrian Voinea 2–3 1–1 1–2 1997 1

Results[edit]

Year Competition Location Opponent Score Result
1997 1 Round Robin Burswood Dome, Perth Switzerland 1–2 Lost
Round Robin Burswood Dome, Perth Germany 3–0 Won
Round Robin Burswood Dome, Perth South Africa 1–2 Lost
1998 Qualification Play-Off Burswood Dome, Perth Slovakia 1–2 Lost
2010 2 Round Robin Burswood Dome, Perth Australia 2–1 Won
Round Robin Burswood Dome, Perth Spain 0–3 Lost
Round Robin Burswood Dome, Perth United States 0–3 Lost

1 In the men's singles in the 1997 tie against Switzerland, the Swiss opponent Marc Rosset chose not to compete and conceded the point to Romania.[2]
2 In the 2010 ties against Spain and the United States, Victor Hănescu was unable to compete due to injury, giving the each opposing nation a two point advantage.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nations Records". www.hopmancup.com. Retrieved 29 Oct 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Past Results - Hopman Cup XXII (2nd - 9th Jan 2010)". www.hopmancup.com. Retrieved 29 Oct 2011.