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Virginia Ruzici

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Virginia Ruzici

Profession: Tennis Player and French Open Champion

Nationality:
Romania
Romanian

Why Famous: Most notable for winning the 1978 French Open singles championship. She won 12 singles titles in total.

Born: January 31, 1955
Birthplace: Campia Turzii, Romania
Age: 65 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius

Events in the Life of Virginia Ruzici

  • 1978-06-10 French Open Women's Tennis: Virginia Ruzici of Romania claims her lone major singles title; beats Mima JauĊĦovec of Yugoslavia 6-2, 6-2
  • 1980-06-07 French Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert retains title; beats Virginia Ruzici of Romania 6-0, 6-3 for her 10th Grand Slam singles crown

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