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Alison Riske

Alison Riske
  • Residence: Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Date of Birth: 03 Jul 1990
  • Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)
  • Weight: 145 lbs. (66 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro

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Alison Riske Biography

Currently without a coach ... Parents, Albert and Carole, are retired; sister is Sarah McGlannery (formerly coached her), brother is Daniel ... Started playing tennis at age 3 (siblings did and father started her too) ... Aggressive style of play; liked watching Monica Seles ... Earned tennis scholarship to Vanderbilt University in summer 2009; after good results and finding backing decided to play on WTA ... Enjoys writing (keeps a journal), reading and spending time with family and friends ... If hadn't been a tennis player, would have gone into medicine.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 1
Prize Money $127,173 $1,338,989
W/L - Singles 7 - 11 234 - 174
W/L - Doubles 0 - 4 50 - 71
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Results

STRASBOURG

WTA // FRANCE // 17-May-2015 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 46 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [5] Zarina Diyas (KAZ) 32 7-5 4-6 6-1
R16 Loss Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 54 7-6 (4) 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,400
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
47 89 100
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
09-Jun-2014 (40) 20-Oct-2014 (78)
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2014 - First Top 50 season (finishing No.45); won first WTA title at Tianjin (d. Bencic in final); QF twice at Hobart (l. to Koukalova) and New Haven (l. to Rybarikova); reached 3r four times (incl. Australian Open and Wimbledon) and 2r seven times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r nine times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying once; made Top 50 debut on January 27 (after Australian Open; rose from No.53 to No.47); withdrew from Marrakech and Oeiras w/low back injury.

2013 - Breakthrough near-first Top 50 season (finishing No.57); did not play a WTA main draw in first five months of year (fell in qualifying five times - incl. Australian Open and Roland Garros); from June through end of season played six WTA main draws, reaching SF once at Birmingham (l. to Hantuchova), 4r once (US Open), 3r once (Wimbledon) and 2r twice; fell 1r once and in qualifying three times; having gone into Birmingham ranked No.167, made Top 100 debut on July 22 (rose from No.107 to No.96) and peaked at No.56 on October 7.

2012 - Fell 1r four times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying six times (incl. other three majors).

2011 - QF at Birmingham; fell 1r seven times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon, US Open) and in qualifying six times; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Played first four WTA main draws, reaching one SF at Birmingham (l. to Sharapova) but falling 1r three times (Charleston, Wimbledon, Québec City); fell in qualifying nine times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open); won four singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Fell in WTA qualifying five times (incl. US Open); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Fell in WTA qualifying once.

2007 - Played first WTA qualifying at US Open (as WC).

2006 - Played at ITF/Pittsburgh-USA.

2005 - Played at ITF/Pittsburgh-USA.

2004 - Played first event of career at ITF/Pittsburgh-USA.
SINGLES
Winner (1): 2014 - Tianjin.

ADDITIONAL
American Fed Cup Team, 2014-15.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 1
Prize Money $127,173 $1,338,989
W/L - Singles 7 - 11 234 - 174
W/L - Doubles 0 - 4 50 - 71

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 23 1st Serve Return Points Won 33.2%
Double Faults 47 2nd Serve Return Points Won 56.2%
1st Serve 69.6% Break Points Opportunities 135
1st Serve Points Won 59.6% Break Points Converted 41.5%
2nd Serve Points Won 47.8% Return Games Played 169
Break Points Faced 147 Return Games Won 33.1%
Break Points Saved 59.2% Return Points Won 42.6%
Service Games Played 162 Total Points Won 49.2%
Service Games Won 63%
Service Points Won 56.0%

Grand Slam History

Singles

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

Doubles

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

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Alison Riske Results

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    Doubles

STRASBOURG

WTA // FRANCE // 17-May-2015 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 46 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [5] Zarina Diyas (KAZ) 32 7-5 4-6 6-1
R16 Loss Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 54 7-6 (4) 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,400

ROME

WTA // ITALY // 11-May-2015 // $2,428,490 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 45 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win Varvara Lepchenko (USA) 32 6-4 6-3
R32 Loss [2] Simona Halep (ROU) 2 6-3 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+60

Prize Money

$14,516

MADRID

WTA // SPAIN // 02-May-2015 // $4,059,850 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 45 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss [13] Lucie Safarova (CZE) 14 6-4 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$13,007

MARRAKECH

WTA // MOROCCO // 27-Apr-2015 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 45 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Laura Siegemund (GER) 145 6-4 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$530

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 06-Apr-2015 // $665,900 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 45 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss [Q] Kateryna Bondarenko (UKR) 166 6-4 4-6 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,280

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 24-Mar-2015 // $5,219,780 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 43 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (CRO) 59 6-4 6-0
R64 Loss [24] Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 29 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+35

Prize Money

$17,100

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 11-Mar-2015 // $5,219,780 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 44 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (CRO) 59 6-2 6-3
R64 Loss [7] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 8 6-3 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+35

Prize Money

$17,100

MONTERREY

WTA // MEXICO // 02-Mar-2015 // $426,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 44 // Seed/Entry: 6/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Vera Zvonareva (RUS) 155 6-4 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,774

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

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

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [W] Oceane Dodin (FRA) 183 7-6 (5) 3-6 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$30,168

HOBART

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 11-Jan-2015 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 42 // Seed/Entry: 8/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Christina McHale (USA) 53 6-4 RET
R16 Win Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) 58 6-2 4-6 6-1
Q Win [2] Zarina Diyas (KAZ) 31 6-3 6-0
S Loss Heather Watson (GBR) 49 6-3 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+110

Prize Money

$11,300

BRISBANE

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 04-Jan-2015 // $876,900 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 43 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [Q] Daria Gavrilova (RUS) 231 7-5 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$6,477

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
47 89 100

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
25/08/2014 US OPEN R128 10
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R32 130
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 130
26/08/2013 US OPEN R16 280
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R32 160
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 50
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 40
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 60
29/08/2011 US OPEN R128 5
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R128 5
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
30/08/2010 US OPEN Q - R128 2
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R128 5
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
31/08/2009 US OPEN Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R64 15
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2014 45 80
2013 57 265
2012 179 241
2011 135 199
2010 118 850
2009 222 465
2008 895 734
2007 627 591
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
09-Jun-2014 (40) 20-Oct-2014 (78)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
47 1105

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
25/08/2014 US OPEN R128 10
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R32 130
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 130
26/08/2013 US OPEN R16 280
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R32 160
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 50
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 40
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 60
29/08/2011 US OPEN R128 5
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R128 5
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
30/08/2010 US OPEN Q - R128 2
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R128 5
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
31/08/2009 US OPEN Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R64 15

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
11/05/2015 ROME R32 60
02/05/2015 MADRID R64 10
06/04/2015 CHARLESTON R64 1
24/03/2015 MIAMI R64 35
11/03/2015 INDIAN WELLS R64 35
04/01/2015 BRISBANE R32 1
13/10/2014 MOSCOW R16 55
27/09/2014 BEIJING R64 10
21/09/2014 WUHAN R16 105
17/08/2014 NEW HAVEN Q 100
Date Tournament Round Points
11/08/2014 CINCINNATI Q - R64 1
04/08/2014 MONTRÉAL R64 1
16/06/2014 EASTBOURNE R32 1
09/06/2014 BIRMINGHAM R16 55
12/05/2014 ROME R64 1
03/05/2014 MADRID R32 65
31/03/2014 CHARLESTON R64 1
18/03/2014 MIAMI R64 35
05/03/2014 INDIAN WELLS R128 10
18/08/2013 NEW HAVEN Q 80
Date Tournament Round Points
12/08/2013 CINCINNATI Q - R32 20
05/08/2013 TORONTO R16 30
01/04/2013 CHARLESTON Q - R32 1
20/03/2012 MIAMI Q - R64 1
21/08/2011 NEW HAVEN Q - R32 1
08/08/2011 TORONTO Q - R64 1
13/06/2011 EASTBOURNE Q - R16 8
04/04/2011 CHARLESTON R64 1
22/03/2011 MIAMI Q - R64 1
09/03/2011 INDIAN WELLS R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
16/08/2010 MONTREAL Q - R32 12
09/08/2010 CINCINNATI Q - R64 1
02/08/2010 SAN DIEGO Q - R32 1
26/07/2010 STANFORD Q - R16 8
12/04/2010 CHARLESTON R64 1
10/03/2010 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
03/08/2009 LOS ANGELES Q - R32 1
13/04/2009 CHARLESTON Q - R32 1

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
17/05/2015 STRASBOURG R16 30
27/04/2015 MARRAKECH Q - R32 1
02/03/2015 MONTERREY R32 1
11/01/2015 HOBART S 110
06/10/2014 TIANJIN W 280
15/09/2014 GUANGZHOU R16 30
28/07/2014 WASHINGTON DC R32 1
19/05/2014 STRASBOURG R16 30
27/01/2014 PATTAYA CITY R16 30
05/01/2014 HOBART Q 60
Date Tournament Round Points
30/12/2013 AUCKLAND R32 1
14/10/2013 LUXEMBOURG Q - R16 6
07/10/2013 LINZ Q - R32 1
29/07/2013 WASHINGTON, DC R16 30
10/06/2013 BIRMINGHAM S 140
18/02/2013 BOGOTA Q - R32 1
28/01/2013 PATTAYA CITY Q - Q 6
10/09/2012 QUEBEC CITY R32 1
29/07/2012 WASHINGTON DC Q - Q 6
11/06/2012 BIRMINGHAM Q 10
Date Tournament Round Points
08/01/2012 HOBART Q - Q 10
02/01/2012 AUCKLAND S 16
12/09/2011 QUEBEC CITY R32 1
25/07/2011 WASHINGTON DC R32 1
06/06/2011 BIRMINGHAM Q 70
28/02/2011 MONTERREY Q - Q 10
02/01/2011 BRISBANE Q - Q 10
13/09/2010 QUEBEC CITY R32 1
07/06/2010 BIRMINGHAM S 140
05/04/2010 PONTE VEDRA BEACH Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
22/02/2010 ACAPULCO Q - R32 1
14/09/2009 QUEBEC CITY Q - R16 6
06/04/2009 PONTE VEDRA BEACH Q - R32 1

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
08/02/2014 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
14/04/2008 CHARLESTON Q - R32 1

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