13 Feb 2012

Another Romanian triumphs in Cali, Colombia

News Article

Alexandra Dulgheru (ROU)

CALI, COLOMBIA: By repeating the performance of her compatriot Irina Camelia Begu in the previous year, Romanian Alexandra Dulgheru, won the singles final of the VI Copa Bionaire, beating Mandy Minella of Luxemburg.

It took three sets and an hour delay due to severe weather conditions during the match for Dulgheru to take home the title of champion of the VI Copa Bionaire which took place from 4 February through 12 February 2012 at the Club Campestre in Cali, Colombia.

Despite her defeat Minella still had cause for celebration as her run to the final here saw her climb into the WTA Top 100 for the first time in her career

During the post-match press conference, Dulgheru said: “I feel very happy to win here. Last year Irina Begu won. This is a good tournament for Romanians”.