What the (Blank)?


Welcome to the latest edition of What the (Blank)?, where we ask athletes to answer a few questions about themselves so you can get to know them better. Next up is WTA tennis player Simona Halep. Yes, this is her real handwriting.

The most underrated tennis player in the world is …Screen Shot 2016-06-29 at 8.48.32 AM

The craziest pre-match superstition I’ve seen is …Screen Shot 2016-06-29 at 8.48.44 AMScreen Shot 2016-06-29 at 8.48.52 AM

Before a big match, I like to listen to …Screen Shot 2016-06-29 at 8.48.59 AM

The weirdest thing a fan has ever yelled at me is …Screen Shot 2016-06-29 at 8.49.15 AM

The best advice I can give first-year tour players is …Screen Shot 2016-06-29 at 8.49.06 AM

People would be surprised to know I’m afraid of …Screen Shot 2016-06-29 at 8.49.28 AM

When I played tennis as a kid growing up, I pretended I was …Screen Shot 2016-06-29 at 8.49.32 AM

Draw a self-portrait …Screen Shot 2016-06-29 at 8.49.37 AM


Letter to My Younger Self

You’re about to go pro, and you’re pretty excited. Deep in your heart you know you’re eventually going to succeed. But believe me, it’s coming a lot sooner than you think. That’s when everything will change.

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