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Halep signs new sponsorship deal

2018-02-12 18:15
Simona Halep (Getty)

Bucharest - Australian Open finalist Simona Halep has signed a deal with Nike after playing without a sponsor in Melbourne. 

The second-ranked Romanian made the announcement on Monday on her Facebook account. She posted a photo with the caption,"Just Do It. I just did it." 

Halep wore a red unbranded dress in last month's final, leading to some jokes on social media. She said she bought the dress online. 

Halep was also without a clothing sponsor when she won the Shenzhen Open earlier in January. 

Romanian media said Halep's deal with Nike is worth $2 million a year. 

Halep previously had a contract with Adidas. 

She lost the Australian Open final to Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki. 

Both Halep and Wozniacki will play in the Doha Open this week.

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