Introduced to tennis at age 4 by her mother, Liliana. Full name is Sorana Mihaela Cirstea. Speaks Romanian, English and Spanish and is studying French. Enjoys playing all ball sports, going shopping, watching movies, reading and doing crosswords. Favorite cities are New York and London (“big cities with lots to do”).
Likes all surfaces; favorite shot is forehand. Self-described as ambitious, stubborn and happy. Most admires Steffi Graf. Goal is to reach Top 10.
Age: 26 (07.04.1990)
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
Turned Pro: 2006
Weight: 59kg (130lbs)
Height: 1.76m (5' 9")
Coach: Marius Comanescu
Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)