1. Simona Halep got the first final victory at Trofeo Bonfiglio.
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4. Simona Halep has an older brother named Nicole Simona Halep and sister Luminita.
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9. Simona Halep explained to the New York Post that she would have had the surgery even if she was not a tennis player.
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11. Simona Halep spoke of her lifelong love of football in an interview with FIFA.
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18. Simona Halep's faced former world No 1 and 2016 Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber in the semifinals.
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24. Simona Halep's became the third player qualified for Singapore with this performance, after Kerber and Serena.
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28. Simona Halep's was then knocked out of the tournament in a rain-affected match against Samantha Stosur in the round of 16.
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30. Simona Halep's defeated Andrea Petkovic in her first rubber despite failing to serve out the match twice.
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35. Simona Halep's made it to the final after world No 1 Serena Williams withdrew with a right knee injury.
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36. Simona Halep's won three-set matches against Daria Gavrilova and Varvara Lepchenko before beating Karolina Pliskova in two tight sets in the fourth round.
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37. Simona Halep's advanced to the final by beating Agnieszka Radwanska in straight sets.
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39. Simona Halep's defeated Samantha Stosur in three sets for her sixth WTA title of the season.
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41. Simona Halep's claimed her first Grand Slam match win of the year at Wimbledon, defeating Olga Govortsova of Belarus, before falling to Li Na in three sets.
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43. Simona Halep played at the Brussels Open in a tune up for the 2012 French Open.
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45. Simona Halep's lost to Lucie Safarova in the second round.
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50. Simona Halep's started the year 2008 playing in junior competitions, reaching the final in Notting Hill, where she lost to Arantxa Rus, then defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the quarterfinals at the Australian Open Junior Championships, before losing in the semifinal to Jessica Moore.
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51. Simona Halep's named Justine Henin and Andrei Pavel as two of her idols when she was younger.
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52. Simona Halep's was given the award of Cetatean de onoare of the city of Bucharest in 2018.
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53. In December 2018, Simona Halep was chosen by ESPN most dominant tennis player of the year and ranked ninth in The Dominant 20 top of the most dominant 20 athletes in the world.
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54. Simona Halep's is the current world No 3 on the WTA Tour, and has won 18 WTA singles titles.
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59. Simona Halep has described her playing style as being "an aggressive baseliner" and said that she models her game on Justine Henin.
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62. In the final, Simona Halep lost the first set but won sets two and three to secure her first major title after three previous finals appearances, including two at the French Open.
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63. In the final, Simona Halep was defeated by Caroline Wozniacki in three sets.
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65. Simona Halep started her season by winning the Shenzhen Open.
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66. At the 2017 US Open, Simona Halep lost to former No 1 Maria Sharapova in the first round on 28 August.
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67. Simona Halep went into the French Open as one of the favourites, seeded third.
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72. In her second match, hampered by injuries, Simona Halep lost to Angelique Kerber, winning only four games, which was her first defeat to the German in four career meetings.
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73. In the quarterfinals, Simona Halep faced world No 1 Serena Williams, but lost in straight sets.
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79. On 22 October 2014, Simona Halep stunned two-time defending champion Serena Williams.
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80. Simona Halep won her first ever WTA Finals match, beating fellow Finals debutante Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets.
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83. In the final, Simona Halep lost to Maria Sharapova in a match lasting over three hours, in a re-match of the Madrid Open final staged a few weeks prior.
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84. Simona Halep is the first player since Martina Hingis in the 1997 Australian Open to reach her first Grand Slam final without losing a set.
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89. At the US Open, Simona Halep reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam for the first time in her career, where she ultimately lost to Italian Flavia Pennetta in two sets.
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92. Simona Halep played at the 2012 Brussels Open in a tune up for the 2012 French Open.
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93. Simona Halep lost in the first round of the 2012 Australian Open after making the quarterfinals at Hobart.
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94. At the 2011 US Open, Simona Halep was placed in the main draw and faced Li Na in the first round.
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95. Simona Halep qualified for the main draw at the 2011 Rogers Cup in Toronto but drew 12th-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova as her first opponent.
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98. Simona Halep would go then to the 2011 Moorilla Hobart International but she would lose in the third qualifying round, in a decisive set against Magdalena Rybarikova.
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99. In August 2010, Simona Halep qualified for the main draw of the US Open, where she faced Jelena Jankovic in the first round.
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100. In May 2010 Simona Halep qualified for her first ever Grand Slam main draw, at French Open, defeating Bethanie Mattek-Sands in the final round of qualifying.
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