Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, WTA’s No. 2, is the most popular tennis player in 2015, according to the WTA website.
Halep was the most “clicked on” player on wtatennis.com, for the second year in a row. In 2015 the Romanian had her best ever season, finishing at No.2 on the year-end WTA Rankings, despite winning only three titles, in Shenzhen, Dubai and Indian Wells.
The top 50 most popular players of 2015 on the WTA website includes three other Romanian players, Irina Begu — ranked 39th, Andreea Mitu — ranked 47th, and Monica Niculescu — ranked 50th.
The top 10 most popular players are:
1. Simona Halep (Romania)
2. Serena Williams (US)
3. Maria Sharapova (Russia)
4. Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland)
5. Eugenie Bouchard (Canada)
6. Ana Ivanovic (Serbia)
7. Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark)
8. Garbine Muguruza (Spain)
9. Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic)
10. Venus Williams (US)