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Karin Knapp

Karin Knapp
  • Residence: Lutago, Italy
  • Date of Birth: 28 Jun 1987
  • Birthplace: Brunico, Italy
  • Height: 5' 11" (1.80 m)
  • Weight: 159 lbs. (72 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (2002)

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Karin Knapp Biography

Coached by Alessandro Piccari and Francesco Piccari; practices in Anzio (near Rome) ... Father, Alois, is a fabric manufacturer; mother, Marianne, is a retired teacher; two brothers are Stefan and Michael ... Began playing tennis when introduced by parents at age 7 ... Favorite surface is hard; favorite shot is forehand ... Speaks German, Italian and English ... Favorite things include good pasta, fish and meat, the movie Gladiator, pop music, skiing, watching TV, travelling ... Admires Kim Clijsters.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 5
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 6
Prize Money $107,985 $1,193,622
W/L - Singles 6 - 10 320 - 215
W/L - Doubles 1 - 1 59 - 64
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Results

BOGOTA

WTA // COLOMBIA // 07-Apr-2014 // $250,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 50 // Seed/Entry: 3/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) 79 6-3 7-6 (4)

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
50 86 263
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
25-Feb-2008 (35) 23-Jul-2007 (145)
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JANUARY - Fell 1r at Auckland (l. to Goerges); fell 1r at Hobart (l. to Cabeza Candela); reached 2r at Australian Open (l. to Sharapova); reached 2r at Paris [Indoors] (l. to Errani).

FEBRUARY - Reached 2r at Doha (l. to Jankovic); fell in Dubai qualifying.

MARCH - Fell 1r at Indian Wells (l. to Townsend); fell 1r at Miami (l. to Mayr-Achleitner).
2013 - First Top 50 season; SF twice at Bogotá (l. to Jankovic) and Bad Gastein (l. to Meusburger); QF twice at Acapulco and Luxembourg; reached 4r once (Wimbledon), 3r once (US Open) and 2r five times; fell 1r four times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying five times; withdrew from Tashkent and Guangzhou w/right knee injury.

2012 - SF at Estoril (l. to Suárez Navarro); QF at Bogotá; reached 2r twice; fell 1r three times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying seven times (incl. other three majors); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Fell 1r three times (incl. US Open and Luxembourg - l. to Niculescu 67(2) 75 76(3); held 2mp at 5-4 second set) and in qualifying twice; won two singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Reached 3r once and 2r once (Australian Open); fell 1r four times and in qualifying three times (incl. Wimbledon).

2008 - Second Top 100 season; runner-up at Antwerp (l. to Henin in final); QF twice at Estoril and Guangzhou; reached 3r once (Roland Garros) and 2r three times; fell 1r seven times (incl. Australian Open, US Open) and in qualifying four times; set career-high No.35 on February 25 (a week after Antwerp); illness caused withdrawal from grass court season (incl. Wimbledon) and most of summer (incl. Olympics).

2007 - Near-Top 50 season (finishing No.51); SF three times at Budapest (l. to Cirstea), Palermo (l. to Müller) and Bad Gastein (l. to Meusburger); reached 3r once (Roland Garros) and 2r three times (incl. US Open); fell 1r seven times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying seven times (incl. Australian Open); made Top 100 debut on April 16 (rose from No.102 to No.99) and Top 50 debut on July 30 (after Bad Gastein; rose from No.58 to No.46).

2006 - Played first four WTA main draws, reaching QF at Palermo and 2r at Luxembourg; fell 1r twice and in qualifying three times (incl. US Open); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2005 - Played first WTA qualifying at Modena.

2004 - Won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Italy.
SINGLES
Finalist (1): 2008 - Antwerp.

DOUBLES
Finalist (1): 2007 - Palermo (w/Canepa).

ADDITIONAL
Italian Fed Cup Team, 2008, 2013-14.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 5
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 6
Prize Money $107,985 $1,193,622
W/L - Singles 6 - 10 320 - 215
W/L - Doubles 1 - 1 59 - 64

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 39 1st Serve Return Points Won 34.8%
Double Faults 66 2nd Serve Return Points Won 53.4%
1st Serve 56.5% Break Points Opportunities 92
1st Serve Points Won 64.8% Break Points Converted 46.7%
2nd Serve Points Won 39.4% Return Games Played 130
Break Points Faced 118 Return Games Won 33.1%
Break Points Saved 55.1% Return Points Won 41.9%
Service Games Played 133 Total Points Won 47.9%
Service Games Won 60.2%
Service Points Won 53.7%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
2 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r 1r - - - 2r 1r -
4 / 3 FRENCH OPEN - 1r - - - - 3r 3r
3 / 3 WIMBLEDON - 4r 1r - - - - 1r
3 / 4 US OPEN - 3r - 1r - - 1r 2r

Doubles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
1 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r - - - - 1r 1r -
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - - 1r
0 / 3 US OPEN - 1r - - - - 1r 1r

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Karin Knapp Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

BOGOTA

WTA // COLOMBIA // 07-Apr-2014 // $250,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 50 // Seed/Entry: 3/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) 79 6-3 7-6 (4)

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

MONTERREY

WTA // MEXICO // 31-Mar-2014 // $500,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 50 // Seed/Entry: 7/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Jovana Jaksic (SRB) 137 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,774

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 18-Mar-2014 // $5,427,105 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 50 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [Q] Patricia Mayr-Achleitner (AUT) 80 3-6 6-1 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$9,165

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 05-Mar-2014 // $5,946,740 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 49 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [W] Taylor Townsend (USA) 337 7-6 (1) 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$11,000

DUBAI

WTA // UNITED ARAB EMIRATES // 17-Feb-2014 // $2,000,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 38 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) 109 6-1 6-2
Q-R16 Loss Annika Beck (GER) 50 6-0 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+13

Prize Money

$2,835

DOHA

WTA // QATAR // 10-Feb-2014 // $2,440,070 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 40 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win Caroline Garcia (FRA) 76 6-4 6-1
R32 Loss [5] Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 8 6-0 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+60

Prize Money

$12,900

FED CUP WEEK 1

Fed Cup // USA // 08-Feb-2014 // $0 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 6M/0Q/2D // Rank: 40 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R1 Win Christina McHale (USA) 62 6-3 3-6 6-1
R1 Win Alison Riske (USA) 46 6-3 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$0

PARIS

WTA // FRANCE // 27-Jan-2014 // $710,000 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 45 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) 99 6-4 6-1
R16 Loss [3] Sara Errani (ITA) 7 6-4 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+55

Prize Money

$9,900

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 13-Jan-2014 // $13,615,654 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Paula Ormaechea (ARG) 59 6-4 6-2
R64 Loss [3] Maria Sharapova (RUS) 3 6-3 4-6 10-8

WTA Rankings PTS

+70

Prize Money

$44,327

HOBART

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 05-Jan-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 42 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [Q] Estrella Cabeza Candela (ESP) 114 7-5 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

AUCKLAND

WTA // NEW ZEALAND // 30-Dec-2013 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 41 // Seed/Entry: 8/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Julia Goerges (GER) 72 4-6 7-6 (3) 7-6 (2)

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
50 86 263

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
26/08/2013 US OPEN R32 160
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R16 280
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 60
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R128 2
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R128 5
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
29/08/2011 US OPEN R16 60
Date Tournament Round Points
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 40
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
25/08/2008 US OPEN R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R32 90
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2007 US OPEN R64 60
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R32 90
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
28/08/2006 US OPEN Q - R32 25
Date Tournament Round Points
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2013 41 447
2012 123 199
2011 158 328
2010 478 -
2009 205 781
2008 80 958
2007 51 164
2006 123 294
2005 306 462
2004 594 755
2003 746 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
25-Feb-2008 (35) 23-Jul-2007 (145)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
50 1144

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
26/08/2013 US OPEN R32 160
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R16 280
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 60
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R128 2
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R128 5
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
29/08/2011 US OPEN R16 60
Date Tournament Round Points
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 40
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
25/08/2008 US OPEN R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R32 90
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2007 US OPEN R64 60
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R32 90
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
28/08/2006 US OPEN Q - R32 25
Date Tournament Round Points

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
18/03/2014 MIAMI R128 10
05/03/2014 INDIAN WELLS R128 10
17/02/2014 DUBAI Q - R16 13
10/02/2014 DOHA R32 60
27/01/2014 PARIS R16 55
18/08/2013 NEW HAVEN Q 80
12/08/2013 CINCINNATI R16 30
17/06/2013 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
13/05/2013 ROME R64 1
28/01/2013 PARIS Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
06/01/2013 SYDNEY Q - R64 1
30/12/2012 BRISBANE Q - R16 8
14/05/2012 ROME R32 70
01/01/2012 BRISBANE Q - R16 8
09/05/2011 ROME Q - R16 20
03/05/2009 ROME R64 1
27/04/2009 STUTTGART Q - R16 8
25/03/2009 MIAMI R128 5
11/03/2009 INDIAN WELLS R32 80
11/01/2009 SYDNEY Q 12
Date Tournament Round Points

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
07/04/2014 BOGOTA R32 1
31/03/2014 MONTERREY R32 1
05/01/2014 HOBART R32 1
30/12/2013 AUCKLAND R32 1
14/10/2013 LUXEMBOURG Q 70
07/10/2013 LINZ R16 30
15/07/2013 BAD GASTEIN S 130
08/07/2013 PALERMO R16 30
10/06/2013 NÜRNBERG R16 30
29/04/2013 OEIRAS (ESTORIL) Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
22/04/2013 MARRAKECH S 46
25/02/2013 ACAPULCO Q 70
18/02/2013 BOGOTA S 130
08/10/2012 LINZ Q - R32 1
10/09/2012 TASHKENT R16 30
29/07/2012 WASHINGTON DC R32 1
09/07/2012 PALERMO R32 1
30/04/2012 ESTORIL S 146
09/04/2012 BARCELONA Q - R32 1
13/02/2012 BOGOTA Q 70
Date Tournament Round Points
08/01/2012 HOBART Q - R32 1
17/10/2011 LUXEMBOURG S 16
10/10/2011 LINZ Q - R32 1
11/07/2011 PALERMO S 16
12/07/2010 PALERMO Q - R16 6
06/07/2009 BASTAD R32 1
04/01/2009 BRISBANE Q - R32 1

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
08/02/2014 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
26/04/2008 FED CUP WEEK 2- PLAYOFFS R2 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
20/10/2008 LINZ Q - R32 1
06/10/2008 MOSCOW Q - R16 10
29/09/2008 STUTTGART Q - R32 1
22/09/2008 BEIJING Q - Q 10
15/09/2008 GUANGZHOU Q 35
12/05/2008 ROME R64 1
05/05/2008 BERLIN R64 1
28/04/2008 PRAGUE R32 1
14/04/2008 ESTORIL Q 30
26/03/2008 MIAMI R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
12/03/2008 INDIAN WELLS R64 1
18/02/2008 DOHA R32 40
11/02/2008 ANTWERP F 190
04/02/2008 PARIS R32 1
06/01/2008 SYDNEY R16 10
22/10/2007 LINZ S 50
15/10/2007 ZURICH S 20
01/10/2007 STUTTGART S 15
24/09/2007 LUXEMBOURG Q - R32 1
17/09/2007 PORTOROZ R16 15
Date Tournament Round Points
19/08/2007 NEW HAVEN Q - R16 5
23/07/2007 BAD GASTEIN S 65
16/07/2007 PALERMO S 50
17/06/2007 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH S 4
11/06/2007 BARCELONA R32 1
21/05/2007 STRASBOURG R32 1
14/05/2007 ROME R64 1
23/04/2007 BUDAPEST S 65
21/03/2007 MIAMI Q - R64 1
07/03/2007 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
26/02/2007 DOHA Q - R32 1
05/02/2007 PARIS Q - R32 1
02/10/2006 STUTTGART Q - R16 5
25/09/2006 LUXEMBOURG S 37
18/09/2006 PORTOROZ S 6
17/07/2006 PALERMO S 30
22/05/2006 STRASBOURG S 7
15/05/2006 ROME Q - R32 1
11/07/2005 MODENA Q - R16 4

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