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Alexandra Dulgheru

Alexandra Dulgheru
  • Residence: Bucharest, Romania
  • Date of Birth: 30 May 1989
  • Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
  • Height: 5' 8" (1.72 m)
  • Weight: 134 lbs. (61 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (May 5, 2005)

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Alexandra Dulgheru Biography

Coached by Gonzalo Lopez and Martin Vilar ... Father, Dumitru, is a pilot; mother, Doina, is an airline coordinator; sister, Bianca, is an assistant hotel manager; has a German Shepard named Ciavi ...Started playing tennis at age 4 when introduced to the sport by parents ... Baseliner who prefers clay; favorite shot is high backhand (Rios style) ... Speaks Romanian, English, Spanish ... Studying economics at ASE University ... Enjoys reading, movies, music, dancing, painting, drawing (would like to be a designer or architect after tennis) ... Favorite actor is Johnny Depp; favorite movie is Meet Joe Black ... Favorite type of music is pop; favorite artists are Céline Dion, Backstreet Boys ... Favorite book is Harry Potter ... Favorite foods are Chinese, Romanian; favorite drinks are lemonade, hot chocolate ... Admires Justine Henin, Roger Federer ... After winning first WTA title at Warsaw in May 2009, was named Person of the Day by daily Romanian newspaper Jurnalul National; also got awards from Confidential (TV show) and President of the Romanian Tennis Federation, Ruxandra Dragomir-Ilie.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 2
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 1 9
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 3
Prize Money $303,774 $1,771,301
W/L - Singles 28 - 14 291 - 186
W/L - Doubles 1 - 3 84 - 88
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Results

BUCHAREST

WTA // ROMANIA // 13-Jul-2015 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 46 // Seed/Entry: 5/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Shuai Zhang (CHN) 166 3-6 6-4 6-4
R16 Loss Anna Tatishvili (USA) 134 5-2 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,310
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
47 36 330
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
11-Apr-2011 (26) 04-Jul-2011 (41)
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  • Doha: Dulgheru Interview

    February 24, 2015
    An interview with Alexandra Dulgheru after her win in the first round of the Qatar Total Open.
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2014 - QF at Florianopolis (ret. vs. Koukalova w/low back injury); reached 2r three times (incl. US Open); fell 1r twice and in qualifying 10 times (incl. other three majors); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit; withdrew from Marrakech w/right knee injury and from Seoul w/right wrist injury.

2013 - Reached 2r four times (incl. US Open); fell 1r four times and in qualifying once; won one singles title on ITF Circuit; withdrew from Roland Garros w/right wrist injury.

2012 - Injury-marred season (finishing No.238); played from January to mid-March, reaching 2r once and falling 1r six times (incl. Australian Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit; retired in Indian Wells 1r w/right knee injury - subsequently withdrew from Miami and Barcelona w/right knee injury, then from Roland Garros w/left knee injury, then missed rest of season w/bilateral knee injury (incl. Wimbledon, US Open).

2011 - Another Top 100 season; QF three times at Miami, Marbella and Brussels; reached 2r eight times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open); fell 1r 10 times (incl. Australian Open); set career-high No.26 on April 11; struggled w/bilateral knee injury throughout season, withdrawing from five summer events (Bastad, Palermo, Carlsbad, Toronto and Cincinnati) then retiring in Beijing 1r and withdrawing from Linz in fall w/same injury.

2010 - First Top 30 season; won second WTA title at Warsaw (d. Zheng in final); SF three times at Barcelona (l. to Vinci), 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Henin) and Budapest (l. to Szavay); QF at Tashkent; reached 3r five times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open and Madrid - l. to Safarova 67(4) 61 76(6); held mp at 6-5 third set) and 2r seven times; fell 1r nine times (incl. Australian Open); made Top 50 debut March 22 (rose from No.51 to No.49).

2009 - Breakthrough first Top 100 season (finishing No.51); won first WTA title at Warsaw (d. A.Bondarenko in final; was first WTA main draw); made Top 100 debut afterwards on May 25 (rose from No.201 to No.83); reached 2r once; fell 1r four times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying five times; won three singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Fell in WTA qualiying once; also played on ITF Circuit.

2007 - Played first WTA qualifying at Portoroz.

2006 - Won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2005 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Romania.
SINGLES
Winner (2): 2010 - Warsaw; 2009 - Warsaw.
Finalist (1): 2015 - Kuala Lumpur.

DOUBLES
Finalist (2): 2013 - Bastad (w/Pennetta); 2010 - Tashkent (w/Rybarikova).

ADDITIONAL
Romanian Fed Cup Team, 2010, 2015.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 2
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 1 9
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 3
Prize Money $303,774 $1,771,301
W/L - Singles 28 - 14 291 - 186
W/L - Doubles 1 - 3 84 - 88

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 18 1st Serve Return Points Won 36.5%
Double Faults 94 2nd Serve Return Points Won 55.8%
1st Serve 70.8% Break Points Opportunities 193
1st Serve Points Won 58.1% Break Points Converted 46.1%
2nd Serve Points Won 40% Return Games Played 243
Break Points Faced 221 Return Games Won 36.6%
Break Points Saved 53.8% Return Points Won 43.6%
Service Games Played 233 Total Points Won 48.2%
Service Games Won 56.2%
Service Points Won 52.8%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
0 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - 1r 1r 1r - -
4 / 3 FRENCH OPEN 2r - - - 2r 3r - -
3 / 3 WIMBLEDON 1r - - - 2r 3r - -
5 / 5 US OPEN - 2r 2r - 2r 3r 1r -

Doubles

W/L   2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
3 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - 2r 3r 1r - -
4 / 3 FRENCH OPEN 2r - - - 3r 2r - -
0 / 2 WIMBLEDON 1r - - - - 1r - -
2 / 4 US OPEN - - 1r - 1r 3r 1r -

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Alexandra Dulgheru Results

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    Doubles

BUCHAREST

WTA // ROMANIA // 13-Jul-2015 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 46 // Seed/Entry: 5/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Shuai Zhang (CHN) 166 3-6 6-4 6-4
R16 Loss Anna Tatishvili (USA) 134 5-2 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,310

CONTREXEVILLE

ITF // FRANCE // 06-Jul-2015 // $100,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 60 // Seed/Entry: 1/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Constance Sibille (FRA) 316 6-4 6-2
R16 Win Kiki Bertens (NED) 108 6-3 6-0
Q Win [6] Lourdes Domínguez Lino (ESP) 90 5-7 6-3 6-1
S Win [5] Teliana Pereira (BRA) 77 6-0 6-3
F Win [8] Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) 95 6-3 1-6 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+140

Prize Money

$15,200

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 29-Jun-2015 // $20,458,117 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 60 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 38 6-2 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$46,258

EASTBOURNE

WTA // GREAT BRITAIN // 21-Jun-2015 // $665,900 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 59 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [W] Naomi Cavaday (GBR) 373 6-2 6-1
Q-R16 Win [7] Kurumi Nara (JPN) 57 7-5 6-2
R64 Loss [Q] Irina Falconi (USA) 73 6-1 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+25

Prize Money

$3,000

FRENCH OPEN

Grand Slam // FRANCE // 24-May-2015 // $15,980,135 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Nicole Gibbs (USA) 98 6-3 6-1
R64 Loss [29] Alizé Cornet (FRA) 29 6-2 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+70

Prize Money

$59,688

ROME

WTA // ITALY // 11-May-2015 // $2,428,490 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 72 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [W] Lisa Sabino (SUI) 484 6-3 6-1
Q-R16 Win [5] Lesia Tsurenko (UKR) 66 6-2 4-6 6-3
R64 Win [Q] Misaki Doi (JPN) 111 6-7 (2) 6-3 6-3
R32 Win [12] Lucie Safarova (CZE) 14 1-6 6-4 7-6 (6)
R16 Win [8] Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 8 6-4 6-3
Q Loss [2] Simona Halep (ROU) 2 6-1 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+220

Prize Money

$57,049

MADRID

WTA // SPAIN // 02-May-2015 // $4,059,850 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 71 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss [7] Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 7 2-6 7-6 (1) 4-0 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$13,007

FED CUP WEEK 2 - PLAYOFFS

Fed Cup // CANADA // 18-Apr-2015 // $0 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 8M/0Q/0D // Rank: 69 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R2 Win Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) 7 6-4 6-4
R2 Win Francoise Abanda (CAN) 260 3-6 7-5 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$0

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 06-Apr-2015 // $665,900 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 68 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss Ajla Tomljanovic (CRO) 60 7-6 (5) 4-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,280

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 24-Mar-2015 // $5,219,780 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Win Oceane Dodin (FRA) 141 6-4 4-6 6-1
Q-R32 Win [W] Ipek Soylu (TUR) 281 6-4 7-5
R128 Loss Elena Vesnina (RUS) 62 6-4 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$10,485

KUALA LUMPUR

WTA // MALAYSIA // 02-Mar-2015 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 94 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [2/W] Sabine Lisicki (GER) 28 6-4 7-5
R16 Win Ying-Ying Duan (CHN) 116 6-4 6-1
Q Win [8] Julia Goerges (GER) 65 7-6 (5) 7-5
S Win [4] Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) 52 5-7 7-5 7-6 (4)
F Loss [1] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 5 4-6 6-2 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+180

Prize Money

$21,400

DOHA

WTA // QATAR // 23-Feb-2015 // $665,900 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 94 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Gabriela Dabrowski (CAN) 174 6-2 6-2
Q-R16 Win [5] Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) 54 4-6 6-3 6-3
Q-Q Win Saisai Zheng (CHN) 77 6-1 6-0
R32 Win Alizé Cornet (FRA) 24 6-4 3-6 6-1
R16 Loss [3/W] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 5 6-1 3-0 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+80

Prize Money

$10,240

DUBAI

WTA // UNITED ARAB EMIRATES // 15-Feb-2015 // $2,212,250 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 97 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) 110 4-6 7-5 6-3
Q-R16 Loss [2] Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (CRO) 73 5-7 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+20

Prize Money

$3,820

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 19-Jan-2015 // $15,561,973 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 87 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) 62 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$30,168

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 11-Jan-2015 // $644,900 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 87 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [W] Sara Tomic (AUS) - 6-4 6-2
Q-R16 Loss [6] Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 69 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+13

Prize Money

$1,555

SHENZHEN

WTA // CHINA // 04-Jan-2015 // $426,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: 82 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Saisai Zheng (CHN) 97 7-5 5-7 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$3,199

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
47 36 330

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON R128 10
24/05/2015 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
25/08/2014 US OPEN R64 70
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 20
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 20
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 20
26/08/2013 US OPEN R64 100
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
29/08/2011 US OPEN R64 100
Date Tournament Round Points
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R64 100
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R64 100
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
30/08/2010 US OPEN R32 160
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R32 160
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R32 160
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
31/08/2009 US OPEN R128 5
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2014 105 723
2013 157 233
2012 238 258
2011 70 59
2010 29 68
2009 51 227
2008 385 374
2007 249 394
2006 640 619
2005 631 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
11-Apr-2011 (26) 04-Jul-2011 (41)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
47 1036

Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON R128 10
24/05/2015 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
25/08/2014 US OPEN R64 70
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 20
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 20
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 20
26/08/2013 US OPEN R64 100
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
29/08/2011 US OPEN R64 100
Date Tournament Round Points
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R64 100
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R64 100
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
30/08/2010 US OPEN R32 160
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R32 160
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R32 160
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
31/08/2009 US OPEN R128 5

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
21/06/2015 EASTBOURNE Q 25
11/05/2015 ROME Q 220
02/05/2015 MADRID R64 10
06/04/2015 CHARLESTON R64 1
24/03/2015 MIAMI R16 30
23/02/2015 DOHA S 80
15/02/2015 DUBAI Q - R16 20
11/01/2015 SYDNEY Q - R16 13
11/08/2014 CINCINNATI Q - R64 1
03/05/2014 MADRID Q - R32 2
Date Tournament Round Points
10/02/2014 DOHA Q - R16 20
12/08/2013 CINCINNATI Q - R32 20
05/08/2013 TORONTO R16 30
04/05/2013 MADRID Q 30
19/03/2013 MIAMI R128 5
06/03/2013 INDIAN WELLS R64 50
07/03/2012 INDIAN WELLS R128 5
08/01/2012 SYDNEY R16 60
01/10/2011 BEIJING R64 5
25/09/2011 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
21/08/2011 NEW HAVEN R32 1
16/05/2011 BRUSSELS Q 120
09/05/2011 ROME R64 1
30/04/2011 MADRID R64 5
18/04/2011 STUTTGART R32 1
22/03/2011 MIAMI Q 250
09/03/2011 INDIAN WELLS R64 5
21/02/2011 DOHA R32 1
14/02/2011 DUBAI R32 70
09/01/2011 SYDNEY R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
18/10/2010 MOSCOW R32 1
02/10/2010 BEIJING R32 80
26/09/2010 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC R32 70
22/08/2010 NEW HAVEN R32 1
16/08/2010 MONTREAL R64 1
09/08/2010 CINCINNATI R64 1
17/05/2010 WARSAW W 470
08/05/2010 MADRID R16 140
02/05/2010 ROME R16 125
26/04/2010 STUTTGART R16 60
Date Tournament Round Points
23/03/2010 MIAMI R64 50
10/03/2010 INDIAN WELLS R64 50
14/02/2010 DUBAI R32 70
08/02/2010 PARIS R32 1
23/08/2009 NEW HAVEN Q - R32 1
17/08/2009 TORONTO Q - R64 1
10/08/2009 CINCINNATI Q - R32 1
18/05/2009 WARSAW W 490

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
13/07/2015 BUCHAREST R16 30
02/03/2015 KUALA LUMPUR F 180
04/01/2015 SHENZHEN R32 1
13/10/2014 LUXEMBOURG Q - R32 1
21/07/2014 BAKU R32 1
14/07/2014 ISTANBUL Q 48
07/07/2014 BUCHAREST R32 1
19/05/2014 STRASBOURG Q - R16 10
23/02/2014 FLORIANOPOLIS Q 78
27/01/2014 PATTAYA CITY S 48
Date Tournament Round Points
05/01/2014 HOBART Q - R16 10
29/12/2013 SHENZHEN Q - R16 1
16/09/2013 SEOUL R16 30
15/07/2013 BASTAD R16 30
08/07/2013 PALERMO S 16
27/02/2012 ACAPULCO R32 1
20/02/2012 MONTERREY R32 1
13/02/2012 BOGOTA R32 1
02/01/2012 AUCKLAND R32 1
19/09/2011 SEOUL R16 30
Date Tournament Round Points
12/06/2011 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R16 30
25/04/2011 BARCELONA R16 30
04/04/2011 MARBELLA Q 70
02/01/2011 BRISBANE R32 1
20/09/2010 TASHKENT Q 70
12/07/2010 PRAGUE R16 30
05/07/2010 BUDAPEST S 130
13/06/2010 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH S 130
12/04/2010 BARCELONA S 130
05/04/2010 MARBELLA R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
10/01/2010 HOBART R32 1
04/01/2010 AUCKLAND R32 1
19/10/2009 LUXEMBOURG R32 1
12/10/2009 LINZ R16 30
20/07/2009 BAD GASTEIN R32 1
13/07/2009 PRAGUE R32 1
08/06/2009 BIRMINGHAM Q - R32 1
04/05/2009 ESTORIL Q - R16 6

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
18/04/2015 FED CUP WEEK 2 - PLAYOFFS R2 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
11/02/2008 VINA DEL MAR Q - R32 1
17/09/2007 PORTOROZ Q - R32 1

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