What is Irina Begu net worth, prize money, salary and brand endorsements

Begu won her first championship in five years in the 2022 Palermo Open by defeating qualifier Marina Bassols Ribera, Océane Dodin, Diane Parry, Sara Sorribes Tormo, and Lucia Bronzetti.

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Tennis player Irina-Camelia Begu was born in Romania on August 26, 1990. In August 2016, she climbed as high as she had ever gone in the world singles rankings, to No. 22. Her highest WTA doubles ranking, also No. 22, came two years later. On the WTA Tour, Begu has won five singles championships and nine doubles championships. She has also won 12 singles championships and 19 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit in addition to two singles victories on the WTA Challenger Tour. With the help of Oksana Kalashnikova, she advanced to the semifinals of the 2007 Wimbledon Championships as a junior. She continued to win Grand Slam doubles matches later on as a senior. She advanced to the semifinals of the 2017 French Open, 2018 Wimbledon Championships, and the 2018 Australian Open. Her highest Grand Slam performance in singles was reaching the round of 16 at the 2015 Australian Open, 2016 French Open, and 2022 French Open. At the 2014 Kremlin Cup, she competed in a singles Premier final but fell to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. She has achieved notable singles results in the semifinal of the Premier 5 Italian Open in 2016 and two appearances in the quarterfinals of the Premier Mandatory level Madrid Open in 2015 and 2016. Despite reaching the final of the Premier-5 Wuhan Open in 2015 and two Premier-level finals at the Kremlin Cup in 2015 and the Eastbourne International in 2018, she has never won a doubles competition at a level higher than International.

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Top 30 WTA rankings

She won the WTA title at the Korea Open in September 2015, defeating qualifier Aliaksandra Sanovich in the championship match.  She debuted in the top 30 in May and eventually rose to place 25, which was her highest position at the time. She advanced to the $100K Southsea final in July but fell to Tatjana Maria. A short while later, she won the Bucharest Open, defeating top-50 Julia Görges in the championship match and finishing the tournament without dropping a set. She defeated top-40 Carla Suárez Navarro in the semifinal. She struggled after that, but in October, she made it to the Kremlin Cup semifinals at the Premier level before losing to Daria Kasatkina. She had previously defeated top-30 Anastasija Sevastova in the second round. She remained in the top 70 for the duration of the year.

2022 journey

In January, she participated in the Melbourne Summer Set 2. She eliminated the tournament’s top seed, Jessica Pegula, in the opening round. In the quarterfinals, she was defeated by Amanda Anisimova in straight sets. She then fell to Elise Mertens in the second round of the Australian Open. The following tournament was in Saint Petersburg, where she won in straight sets over Zhang Shuai, sixth seed Petra Kvitová, and Tereza Martincová before falling to top seed Maria Sakkari in the semifinals. She then had defeats in the opening rounds of the Indian Wells Open, Qatar Open, and Dubai Tennis Championships. She advanced to the round of 16 in Charleston and made the main draw in Madrid during the clay-court season, where she was defeated by Belinda Bencic. She reached the second week of a Grand Slam event for the first time since the 2016 French Open, when she lost to Jessica Pegula, by defeating 30th seed Ekaterina Alexandrova in the second round and wildcard Léolia Jeanjean in the third. Begu threw her racket during her match against Ekaterina Alexandrova in the third round, and was fined $10,000 for her unsportsmanlike behaviour. Begu was defeated by Jeena Ostapenko in the third round at Wimbledon and went down in three sets. Begu won her first championship in five years in the 2022 Palermo Open by defeating qualifier Marina Bassols Ribera, Océane Dodin, Diane Parry, Sara Sorribes Tormo, and Lucia Bronzetti.

Irina Begu net worth and prize money 2022

One of the wealthiest tennis players and one of the most well-liked tennis players is Irina-Camelia Begu. Irina-Camelia Begu has a net worth of $5 million based on our analysis of data from sources including Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider. The total prize money she has won throughout her tennis career is US$7,035,859.

Irina Begu brand endorsements 2022

Begu just accepted a position as a brand ambassador for TENA Lady hygienic items. Her sportswear and shoes is being sponsored by Fila and she used Babolat racket.



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