Mihaela Buzărnescu Biography, WTA, Age, Family, Height and Net Worth
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Who is Mihaela Buzărnescu?
Mihaela Buzarnescu is a famous Romanian professional tennis player. She has a career-high WTA single of No.20, attained on August 6, 2018. Mihaela’s best doubles ranking of World No. 24, she achieved on October 22, 2018. She has earned one singles and two doubles titles on the WTA Tour.
Mihaela Buzarnescu Career
In 2004, Buzarnescu played her first professional match. She earned the junior doubles title at the 2006 US Open with Raluca Olaru. Seeded No.2 the due to beat the top-seeded pair of Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Sharon Fichman in the final.
Injuries and hiatus
Shoulder and knee injuries (the latter leading to two surgeries) forced Mihaela off the pro tour for years, long enough that she went back to school. She graduated with a doctorate from the National University of Physical Education and Sport in December 2016.
2017-2018: Grand Slam & Top 100 debut, first WTA titles, World No. 20
Mihaela qualified to make her Grand Slam main draw debut at the 2017 US Open (tennis) in 2017. She proceeded to the semifinals of the Linz Open in October 2017. Buzarnescu reached the finals in Hobart and Prague in 2018. At the Internationaux de Strasbourg, she earned a lead in the singles semifinals over Dominika Cibulkova, finally losing the match in three sets. She proved more consistent in the doubles, winning the tournament and her first WTA title with compatriot Raluca Olaru in straight sets over Anastasia Rodionova and Nadiia Kichenok.
Buzarnescu later played her first French Open, which was the first Grand Slam tournament, she was seeded. She beat Vania King in the first round for her first Grand Slam win. Later on, she won against Rebecca Peterson. She then won the match in straight sets against No. 4 seed Elina Svitolina in the third round. This was her greatest career win and one of the tournament’s bigger upsets. Buzarnescu then faced No.13 seed Madison Keys in the fourth round, losing in two sets.
She made it to the quarterfinals of the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham, losing to Naomi Osaka in the grass-court season. Mihaela played in the doubles tournament with British partner Heather Watson and lost in the final. She again beat No.2 seed Svitolina at the Birmingham Classic prior to losing to final champion Petra Kvitova in the semifinals. Buzarnescu later played for a third consecutive week in Eastbourne and made it to the last 16 prior to losing to Jelena Ostapenko. She proceeded to the doubles final with partner Irina-Camelia Begu.
She then earned her first WTA Tour singles title winning in San Jose with a straight-set win against Maria Sakkari in the final in August. Later that month, she faced Elina Svitolina again in the second round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal, but sustained a serious ankle injury and was forced to retire. The injury kept her out of the game for two months including the US Open but she attained her best-ever ranking of No. 20 in the world on August 6, 2018. She concluded the year ranked 24.
How old is Mihaela Buzarnescu?
Mihaela Buzărnescu is aged 34 as of 2022, having been born on May 4, 1988, in Bucharest, Romania. She shares her birthday with famous people including Horace Mann, Audrey Hepburn, Keith Haring, Randy Travis, Mike Dirnt, Rory Mcllroy, Charissa Thompson, Chris Tomlin, Erin Andrews, George Will, and Jidenna, among others.
Mihaela Buzărnescu Family
Who are Mihaela Buzărnescu’s parents?
Mihaela Buzărnescu was born to Mihai Buzarnescu and Marcela Buzarnescu in Bucharest, Romania. Her father is one of her coaches with the other one being Artemon Apostu-Efremov.
Does Mihaela Buzărnescu have siblings?
Buzărnescu has not shared much information about her family life and it is not clear if she has any siblings. She has also not mentioned any siblings to the media.
Mihaela Buzărnescu Education
Buzarnescu attended high school in her hometown, where she graduated. She then joined the National University of Physical Education and Sport, where she earned her Ph.D. in sports science.
Mihaela Buzărnescu Partner
Buzărnescu has not been linked to any relationship and has not shared any information about her love life and marital status with the media.
Mihaela Buzărnescu Kids
Buzărnescu has not been linked to any relationship and thus it is hard to know if she has any children of her own as of the date.
Mihaela Buzărnescu Height
Buzărnescu has an athletic, beautiful, and physically fit body with an average height of 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) and a weight of 59 kg (130 lbs).
2019-2021:Italian Open third round, out of top 100, Olympics debut
Buzarnescu started the season at Brisbane International, losing in the first round to eventual finalist Lesia Tsurenko. Seeded 2nd and last year’s finalist at the Hobart International, she was beaten in the first round by Belinda Bencic. At the Australian Open, seeded 25th, Mihaela lost her first-round match to seven-time Grand Slam winner and former world No.1, Venus Williams.
In February, she represented Romania in the Fed Cup tie against the Czech Republic. She lost both of her rubbers to Karolina Pliskova and Katerina Siniakova. Finally, Romania still won 3-2. At the Qatar Open, Buzarnescu was beaten in the first round by 2016 finalist Jelena Ostapenko. She then lost in the first round to Sofia Kenin in Dubai. At the Abierto Mexicano, seeded 4th, she was beaten by Bianca Andreescu in the second round. She then made it to her third round for the first time at this WTA level, losing to top seed Naomi Osaka at the 2019 Italian Open (tennis).
At Australia Open she lost her first-round Women’s singles qualifying to Ysaline Bonaventure in January. In May at French Open, Mihaela qualifies for the main draw where she loses in the first round to Madison Brengle. She then gained access to the main draw by taking the place of Leylah Fernandez at Wimbledon.
Mihaela Buzărnescu Net Worth
Romanian professional tennis player Buzarnescu has been active from 2004 to the present, taking part in numerous matches throughout her career. She earns varying amounts of cash in each match and has gathered an estimated net worth of approximately $2 million as of 2022.