Veronica Cepede Royg
|Age||25 (21 Jan 1992)|
|Height||5' 4" (1.63 m)|
|Career Prize Money||$870,296|
|YTD Prize Money||$416,805|
|Current Singles Ranking||Current Doubles Ranking|
Coached by Ramon Delgado ... Father is Eduardo (owns gas station); mother is Edith (retired dentist); brother is Andres (economist); sister is Estefania (architect) ... Introduced to tennis at age 5 by siblings ... Aggressive baseliner; favorite shot is forehand ... Favorite tournament is Roland Garros; favorite surface is clay ... Speaks Spanish and English ... Tennis idols growing up were Roger Federer and Kim Clijsters ... Enjoys going to the cinema and spending time with family and friends ... If hadn't been a tennis player, would have become a nutritionist ... Long-term goal is to reach Top 20.
Winner (1): 2016 - Rio de Janeiro (w/Irigoyen); 2015 - 125/Carlsbad (w/Ce).
Finalist (2): 2017 - Bogotá (w/Linette), Acapulco (w/Duque-Mariño).
Paraguayan Olympic Team, 2012.
2014 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r twice and in qualifying five times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open); won one singles title and four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2013 - Fell in WTA qualifying five times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open); won two singles titles and four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2012 - Played first WTA main draw, falling 1r at Olympics (as WC, l. to Lepchenko); fell in qualifying five times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2011 - Won four singles titles and six doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2010 - Won two singles titles and five doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2009 - Won three singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2008 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2007 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2006 - Played first event of career at ITF/Luque-PAR.