The latest from women's basketball, women's tennis, women's handball and football
Romanian women's national basketball team on Thursday,
November 9, grabbed a 82-70 home win against Iceland. The fixture counted
towards Group F as part of the 2025 preliminaries of the European Championship
2025. In Group F's other game, Turkey defeated Slovakia, 75-40. Booking their
ticket to the final tournament will be the winning team in all eight groups, save
for Group 1. Joining them will be the best four second-placed teams. Romania's next fixture is a home game against Slovakia, on
Sunday, November 12.
indoor clay court in Serbia's Kraljevo, as part of the Billie Jean King Cup's
playoffs, Romanian national women's tennis team faces Serbia on November 10 and
11. The winning side plays in the final tournament's qualifiers, while the
defeated team will continue in Group I. Romania's lineup for the game against
Serbia is made of WTA number 98 according to the women's singles rankings and WTA
number 240 according to women's doubles rankings, Jaqueline Cristian, Gabriela Ruse,
WTA 127th according to women's singles rankings and 37th
placed according to the doubles rankings, Irina Bara, 190th-ranked according
to women's singles classification and 130th-ranked according to women's
doubles standings, Anca Todoni, 259th in the singles' rankings and
858th in the doubles'
rankings. Joining them is Monica Niculescu, WTA number 933 according to the
singles rankings and 41st-placed, according to the women's doubles rankings.
the Champions League in Women's Handball this coming Saturday, CSM Bucharest receive the visit of Hungarian side Schaeffler, in a Group A fixture. In a Group B
confrontation on Sunday, Rapid Bucharest play Norwegian team Vipers Kristiansand,
also on home court. In the preliminary round as part of the European women's Handball
League, Dunarea Braila travel to Germany, for a match against Dortmund.
counting towards the Romanian Football Super League's 16th round are
scheduled at the weekend. On Friday, Sepsi Sfântu Gheorghe play Rapid Bucharest,
while on Saturday, Universitatea Cluj face Petrolul Ploiești, Politehnica Iași
are pitted against CFR Cluj and Farul Constanța take on FC Hermannstadt. On
Sunday, FC Botoșani play FC Voluntari, CSU Craiova face Dinamo București, while
FCSB are pitted against FCU Craiova. On Monday, UTA Arad face Oțelul Galați. FCSB are at the top of the as-it-stands table, with 31
points, followed by CFR Cluj, with 30, and Rapid Bucharest, with 29 points. .