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Sesil Karatantcheva

Sesil Karatantcheva
  • Residence: Astana, Kazakhstan
  • Date of Birth: 08 Aug 1989
  • Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Height: 5' 7 1/2" (1.71 m)
  • Weight: 140 lbs. (63.5 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro

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Sesil Karatantcheva Biography

Father, who placed seventh in World Cup of Rowing, was a Bulgarian National Champion and mother, a volleyball player, was also a Bulgarian National Champion ... Sisters are Gabriele (a name picked by Sesil for her favorite player Gabriela Sabatini) and Elia ... Began playing at age 5 when father introduced her ... Attributes learning English to listening to Spice Girls "all the time" and is now doing the same with Spanish by listening to Shakira ... Trains half year at Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy (he saw her play at 2003 Eddie Herr junior event and offered her a three-week scholarship) and other half in Bulgaria ... Changed nationality from Bulgaria to Kazakhstan in January 2009.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 7
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 0
Prize Money $8,419 $863,840
W/L - Singles 3 - 7 283 - 176
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 22 - 37
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Results

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 31-Mar-2014 // $710,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 177 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Sanaz Marand (USA) 281 3-6 6-2 6-1
Q-R16 Loss [3] Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) 117 5-7 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+13

Prize Money

$1,000
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
179 325 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
07-Nov-2005 (35) 19-Apr-2010 (154)
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2013 - Reached 2r three times; fell 1r six times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying 10 times (incl. other three majors).

2012 - Second Top 100 season; reached 2r four times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 10 times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying 11 times (incl. other two majors).

2011 - Fell 1r once and in qualifying 11 times (incl. all four majors); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2010 - SF at Pattaya City (l. to Tanasugarn); QF at Birmingham; reached 2r once; fell 1r five times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying nine times (incl. other three majors).

2009 - Reached 2r twice (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r four times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying 10 times (incl. other two majors).

2008 - In first two events back, won two singles titles on ITF Circuit; in only WTA main draw, reached 2r at Fès (l. to Medina Garrigues 36 76(4) 61; held mp at 63 54); fell in qualifying 10 times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open).

2007 - Did not play.

2006 - Did not play.

2005 - First Top 50 season (started No.133 and finished No.35); reached first Grand Slam QF at Roland Garros (l. to Likhovtseva); QF twice more at Gold Coast and San Diego; reached 2r nine times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); fell 1r twice (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying once; made Top 100 debut on January 31 (after Australian Open; rose from No.110 to No.98) and Top 50 debut on July 4 (after Wimbledon; rose from No.52 to No.48) and set career-high No.35 on November 7 (after Philadelphia).

2004 - Played first five WTA main draws, reaching QF twice at Vancouver and Québec City, 3r once and 2r once; fell 1r once (US Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit, winning three singles titles.
DOUBLES
Finalist (1): 2008 - Bad Gastein (w/Zoric).

ADDITIONAL
Bulgarian Fed Cup Team, 2005.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 7
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 0
Prize Money $8,419 $863,840
W/L - Singles 3 - 7 283 - 176
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 22 - 37

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
1 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - 1r 2r - - -
5 / 2 FRENCH OPEN - 2r - - - - - -
1 / 2 WIMBLEDON - - - - 1r - - -
1 / 3 US OPEN - 1r - - - - - -
W/L   2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
1 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - - - - -
5 / 2 FRENCH OPEN QF - - - - - -
1 / 2 WIMBLEDON 2r - - - - - -
1 / 3 US OPEN 2r 1r - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998
0 / 1 WIMBLEDON 1r - - - - - - -
0 / 1 US OPEN 1r - - - - - - -
W/L   2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998
0 / 1 WIMBLEDON 1r - - - - - - -
0 / 1 US OPEN 1r - - - - - - -

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Sesil Karatantcheva Results

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    Doubles

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 31-Mar-2014 // $710,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 177 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Sanaz Marand (USA) 281 3-6 6-2 6-1
Q-R16 Loss [3] Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) 117 5-7 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+13

Prize Money

$1,000

OSPREY

ITF // USA // 24-Mar-2014 // $50,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 167 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Gioia Barbieri (ITA) 234 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$110

FLORIANOPOLIS

WTA // BRAZIL // 23-Feb-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 161 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [1] Anabel Medina Garrigues (ESP) 93 7-5 6-2
Q-R16 Win [8] Alexandra Panova (RUS) 139 3-6 7-6 (5) 7-6 (7)
R32 Loss Kiki Bertens (NED) 119 6-4 1-6 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+18

Prize Money

$2,100

RIO DE JANEIRO

WTA // BRAZIL // 17-Feb-2014 // $250,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 158 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Veronica Cepede Royg (PAR) 182 7-5 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$600

MIDLAND

ITF // USA // 10-Feb-2014 // $100,000 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 141 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Victoria Duval (USA) 150 6-3 7-6 (3)

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$887

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 13-Jan-2014 // $13,615,654 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 140 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Loss Ying-Ying Duan (CHN) 193 6-1 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$3,192

HOBART

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 05-Jan-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 140 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss [9] Alison Van Uytvanck (BEL) 112 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$530

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
179 325 -

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R32 50
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 50
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
27/08/2012 US OPEN R128 5
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 50
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R32 100
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
29/08/2011 US OPEN Q - R64 40
Date Tournament Round Points
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 50
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 50
30/08/2010 US OPEN Q - R32 50
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 40
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
31/08/2009 US OPEN Q - R64 40
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R16 60
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 160
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R64 15
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 15
29/08/2005 US OPEN R64 0
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R64 0
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN Q 0
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 43
30/08/2004 US OPEN R16 30
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2013 142 -
2012 93 1197
2011 175 370
2010 139 463
2009 134 203
2008 150 262
2005 35 894
2004 127 -
2003 526 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
07-Nov-2005 (35) 19-Apr-2010 (154)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
179 348

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R32 50
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 50
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
27/08/2012 US OPEN R128 5
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 50
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R32 100
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
29/08/2011 US OPEN Q - R64 40
Date Tournament Round Points
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 50
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 50
30/08/2010 US OPEN Q - R32 50
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 40
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
31/08/2009 US OPEN Q - R64 40
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R16 60
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 160
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R64 15
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 15
29/08/2005 US OPEN R64 0
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R64 0
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN Q 0
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 43
30/08/2004 US OPEN R16 30

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
31/03/2014 CHARLESTON Q - R16 13
05/08/2013 TORONTO Q - R64 1
29/07/2013 CARLSBAD S 80
13/05/2013 ROME Q - R32 1
01/04/2013 CHARLESTON Q - R16 8
19/03/2013 MIAMI Q - R32 20
06/03/2013 INDIAN WELLS R16 30
15/10/2012 MOSCOW Q - R32 1
29/09/2012 BEIJING Q - R32 1
23/09/2012 TOKYO Q - R16 20
Date Tournament Round Points
13/08/2012 CINCINNATI R16 100
07/08/2012 MONTREAL Q 100
16/07/2012 CARLSBAD S 12
09/07/2012 STANFORD Q - R16 1
05/05/2012 MADRID Q - R32 1
23/04/2012 STUTTGART Q - R16 8
20/03/2012 MIAMI Q - R64 1
07/03/2012 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
01/01/2012 BRISBANE Q - R16 8
18/04/2011 STUTTGART Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
09/08/2010 CINCINNATI Q - R64 1
02/05/2010 ROME Q 30
26/04/2010 STUTTGART Q - R16 8
12/04/2010 CHARLESTON Q - R32 1
19/10/2009 MOSCOW Q - R16 8
27/04/2009 STUTTGART Q - R16 8
13/04/2009 CHARLESTON R64 1
25/03/2009 MIAMI Q - R64 1
11/03/2009 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
23/02/2014 FLORIANOPOLIS Q 18
17/02/2014 RIO DE JANEIRO Q - R32 1
05/01/2014 HOBART Q - R32 1
14/10/2013 LUXEMBOURG S 16
07/10/2013 LINZ Q - Q 10
09/09/2013 QUEBEC CITY S 46
15/07/2013 BASTAD R32 1
08/07/2013 BUDAPEST R32 1
10/06/2013 NÜRNBERG R32 1
29/04/2013 OEIRAS (ESTORIL) Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
25/02/2013 ACAPULCO R16 30
17/02/2013 MEMPHIS Q - R16 1
08/10/2012 LINZ Q - R16 6
17/09/2012 SEOUL S 16
10/09/2012 QUEBEC CITY R32 1
29/07/2012 WASHINGTON DC R32 1
11/06/2012 BIRMINGHAM R16 15
30/04/2012 ESTORIL Q - R16 6
27/02/2012 ACAPULCO S 16
20/02/2012 MONTERREY S 16
Date Tournament Round Points
13/02/2012 BOGOTA S 16
11/07/2011 PALERMO S 16
06/06/2011 BIRMINGHAM Q - R16 1
25/04/2011 ESTORIL Q - Q 10
04/04/2011 MARBELLA Q - R16 6
28/02/2011 MONTERREY Q - Q 10
07/02/2011 PATTAYA CITY Q - R16 1
02/01/2011 BRISBANE Q - R32 1
11/10/2010 LINZ S 16
26/07/2010 ISTANBUL Q - R16 6
Date Tournament Round Points
19/07/2010 PORTOROZ Q - R32 1
12/07/2010 PALERMO Q - Q 10
05/07/2010 BUDAPEST R32 1
07/06/2010 BIRMINGHAM Q 80
05/04/2010 PONTE VEDRA BEACH S 16
08/02/2010 PATTAYA CITY S 130
03/01/2010 BRISBANE S 46
12/10/2009 LINZ Q - R32 1
27/07/2009 ISTANBUL Q - R16 6
20/07/2009 PORTOROZ S 16
Date Tournament Round Points
13/07/2009 PALERMO Q - Q 10
06/04/2009 PONTE VEDRA BEACH Q - Q 10
09/02/2009 PATTAYA CITY S 16
04/01/2009 BRISBANE S 46

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
20/10/2008 LUXEMBOURG Q - R32 1
29/09/2008 STUTTGART Q - R32 1
28/07/2008 MONTREAL Q - R64 1
14/07/2008 BAD GASTEIN Q - R16 3
07/07/2008 BUDAPEST Q - Q 4
19/05/2008 STRASBOURG Q - R16 3
28/04/2008 FES R16 15
12/03/2008 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
24/02/2008 MEMPHIS Q - R32 1
31/10/2005 PHILADELPHIA R16 0
Date Tournament Round Points
24/10/2005 LINZ R16 0
17/10/2005 ZURICH Q 0
10/10/2005 MOSCOW S 0
03/10/2005 FILDERSTADT Q - R32 0
15/08/2005 TORONTO R32 0
01/08/2005 SAN DIEGO Q 0
23/03/2005 MIAMI R128 1
09/03/2005 INDIAN WELLS R64 24
13/02/2005 MEMPHIS R16 17
02/01/2005 GOLD COAST S 79
Date Tournament Round Points
01/11/2004 QUEBEC CITY S 57
04/10/2004 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN S 40
09/08/2004 VANCOUVER S 37
10/03/2004 INDIAN WELLS R32 55

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