|Country (sports) Romania|
US Open 2R (1974, 1976)
Highest ranking 36
Career titles 2
Name Mariana Simionescu
|French Open 3R (1976, 1978)|
Role Tennis player
Children Anthony Schlesser
Wimbledon 4R (1977)
Spouse Bjorn Borg (m. 1980–1984)
|Born 27 November 1956 (age 64) Targu Neamt, Romania (1956-11-27) |
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Similar People Bjorn Borg, Virginia Ruzici, Loredana Berte, Helena Anliot
Marriage location Bucharest, Romania
Mariana Simionescu (born 27 November 1956) is a retired Romanian tennis player.
- Mariana simionescu
- Björn Borg & Mariana Simionescu Intervew (1981)
- Grand Slam singles tournament timeline
- Imagini de la casatoria lui bjorn borg cu mariana simionescu arhiva tvr
Björn Borg & Mariana Simionescu Intervew (1981)
Simionescu won the French Junior Championships in 1974. She played on the WTA Tour from 1973 to 1980. Her best Grand Slam performance was reaching the 4th round at Wimbledon in 1977. She won 2 singles titles and 1 doubles title. She reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 36 in 1978.
Simionescu married Björn Borg on 24 July 1980, but the marriage ended in 1984. She never remarried, but lived together with the former F1 racer J.-L. Schlesser for a few years, with whom she has a son (Anthony).