Wimbledon champion Simona Halep is reportedly getting divorced from her billionaire husband, Romanian business tycoon Toni Iuruc, lower than a year after they tied the knot.
Iuruc confirmed the cut up, telling Romanian reporters that it was a mutual choice, according to news.com.au. They would have celebrated their first wedding anniversary on Sept. 15.
“We decided together with Simona to break up,” Iuruc mentioned. “Stop insisting, it’s my last public appearance … The rest will be handled by the lawyers in the most civilized way possible. Thank you for understanding.”
The divorce information got here after Halep’s stunning first-round exit at this year’s US Open in Flushing Meadows.
Halep, 30 — the previous world No. 1 and two-time Grand Slam winner — fell to 124th-ranked Ukrainian qualifier Daria Snigur in three units on Aug. 29. The Romanian tennis participant entered the event after successful the WTA 1000 occasion in Toronto.
In 2019, Halep gushed over her love for Iuruc, and the way it difficult her tennis career.
“Now I am more relaxed and open. I have a dear person,” Halep said in an interview with TVR1. “We have a standard relationship, I really feel very nicely. But I would love it to remain personal. I belong to Romania when it’s about tennis.
“Love and tennis can coincide, but I think personal life is the most important one. I am dating someone and I would never be able to sacrifice my family for tennis.”
Iuruc, who’s Macedonian, was reportedly married twice earlier than he started courting Halep in 2018. Prior to her relationship with Iuruc, Halep dated former tennis participant Radu Barbu.
Halep remains to be in competition to compete on the 2022 WTA Finals, which is able to happen in Fort Worth, Texas on the finish of October.