Romania: Cheers for Simona Halep, jeers for Bucharest mayor

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew But when Bucharest Mayor Gabriela Firea appeared on stage next to Halep, the cheers turned into jeers.Firea hit back, claiming civic groups allied to Hungarian-American billionaire George Soros conspired to “compromise the event.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThe No. 1-ranked Halep beat Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the final in Paris on Saturday. It was her first major singles title after losing three previous finals, including in January at the Australian Open.Halep is the first Romanian to win a Grand Slam title since her manager, Virginia Ruzici, won the French Open 40 years ago, and the third overall. LATEST STORIES Romania’s Simona Halep poses with the cup at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, June 10, 2018 in Paris. Halep won Saturday the French Open tennis tournament women’s final. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)BUCHAREST, Romania — About 20,000 people have turned out to applaud Simona Halep for becoming the first Romanian tennis player in decades to win a Grand Slam singles title.The fans gathered on a hot Monday evening in Bucharest’s giant National Arena to see Halep show off her French Open trophy.ADVERTISEMENT WORLD CUP: Unbeaten in qualifying, Iran faces tougher test MOST READ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hourscenter_img China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding View comments Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons filmlast_img

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