JANUARY - Reached QF at Auckland (l. to No.2 seed Wickmayer); fell in Hobart qualifying; reached 3r at Australian Open (d. No.24 seed Kleybanova en route; l. to No.12 seed A.Radwanska).
FEBRUARY - Fell 1r at Bogota (as No.3 seed, l. to Johansson); fell 1r at Acapulco (as No.5 seed, l. to Pous-Tio); fell 1r at Monterrey (l. to Cornet).
MARCH - Reached 2r at Indian Wells (l. to No.28 seed Martinez Sanchez); reached 2r at Miami (l. to No.11 seed Kuznetsova).
APRIL - Runner-up at Fès (as No.7 seed, d. No.4 seed Arn en route to final; l. to Brianti); fell 1r at Estoril (l. to eventual champion Medina Garrigues); fell 1r at Madrid (as qualifier, l. to No.11 seed Bartoli).
MAY - Fell in Rome qualifying; fell 1r at Strasbourg (l. to Dokic); reached 2r at Roland Garros (l. to No.8 seed Stosur).
JUNE - Reached 2r at Copenhagen (l. to Martic); fell 1r at 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to No.5 seed Cibulkova); reached 2r at Wimbledon (l. to No.7 seed S.Williams).
JULY - Fell 1r at Bad Gastein (as No.6 seed, l. to Bammer 46 75 76(6); held mp at 6-5 in third set tie-break); fell 1r at Stanford (l. to Lisicki).
AUGUST - Fell 1r at Carlsbad (l. to Paszek); reached 2r at Toronto (as qualifier, d. No.12 seed Kuznetsova in 1r; l. to Safarova); fell 1r at Dallas (l. to Larsson); reached 2r at US Open (d. No.6 seed Li in 1r; l. to Suarez Navarro); made Top 50 debut afterwards on September 12 (rose from No.53 to No.42).
SEPTEMBER - Withdrew from Quebec City and Tokyo w/Achilles injury.
OCTOBER - Withdrew from Linz w/Achilles injury.
2006 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Romania.
2007 - Won two singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2008 - Won three singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2009 - Played first WTA qualifying at Paris [Indoors] and Roland Garros (both as WC); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2010 - First Top 100 season; impressive showings in first and third WTA main draws, reaching QF at Marbella (l. to Pennetta) and first WTA final at Fès (l. to Benesova); in other seven events, reached 2r twice (incl. Grand Slam main draw debut at Roland Garros) and fell 1r five times (incl. US Open); fell in qualifying eight times (incl. other two majors); made Top 100 debut on July 12 (rose from No.111 to No.96); ret. in Bad Gastein 2r w/right shoulder injury.
Winner: 2009 - ITF/Maribor-SLO; 2008 - ITF/Bucharest-ROU, ITF/Bucharest 3-ROU, ITF/Kristienhamn-SWE; 2007 - ITF/Bucharest 1-ROU, ITF/Bucharest 2-ROU.
Finalist (2): 2011 - Fès; 2010 - Fès.
Winner: 2009 - ITF/Bucharest-ROU (w/Begu); 2008 - ITF/Bucharest-ROU (w/Iova); 2007 - ITF/Bucharest 1-ROU (w/Iova), ITF/Bucharest 2-ROU (w/Begu).
Romanian Fed Cup Team, 2010.
Coached by Tomai Firicel Danut ... Aggressive baseliner whose favorite shot is serve; likes all surfaces ... Speaks Romanian, English ... Tennis idols are Justine Henin and Roger Federer ... Enjoys music, movies and handball ... Favorite food is pasta; favorite drink is orange juice ... Favorite city is Paris; favorite tournament is Roland Garros.