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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

Coached by Yves Boulais (husband of former WTA player Patricia Hy-Boulais); trains in Washington DC ... 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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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 1
Prize Money $126,868 $778,701
W/L - Singles 6 - 8 209 - 147
W/L - Doubles 2 - 3 44 - 59
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Results

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 31-Mar-2014 // $710,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 48 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) 77 4-6 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,200
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
46 70 144
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
03-Mar-2014 (45) 17-Mar-2014 (142)
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JANUARY - Fell 1r at Auckland (l. to Ivanovic); reached QF at Hobart (l. to Zakopalova); reached 3r at Australian Open (l. to Kerber); made Top 50 debut afterwards on January 27 (rose from No.53 to No.47); reached 2r at Pattaya City (l. to Cirstea).

FEBRUARY - Did not play.

MARCH - Fell 1r at Indian Wells (l. to Jovanovski); reached 2r at Miami (l. to Vesnina).
2013 - Breakthrough second half of 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 set career-high No.56 on October 7 (four weeks later finished year at No.57).

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.
ADDITIONAL
American Fed Cup Team, 2014.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 1
Prize Money $126,868 $778,701
W/L - Singles 6 - 8 209 - 147
W/L - Doubles 2 - 3 44 - 59

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 29 1st Serve Return Points Won 38.6%
Double Faults 56 2nd Serve Return Points Won 59.9%
1st Serve 65.6% Break Points Opportunities 124
1st Serve Points Won 61.1% Break Points Converted 45.2%
2nd Serve Points Won 41.3% Return Games Played 137
Break Points Faced 108 Return Games Won 40.9%
Break Points Saved 53.7% Return Points Won 46.4%
Service Games Played 134 Total Points Won 50.2%
Service Games Won 62.7%
Service Points Won 54.3%

Grand Slam History

Singles

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

Doubles

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

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Alison Riske Results

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    Doubles

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 31-Mar-2014 // $710,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 48 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) 77 4-6 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,200

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 18-Mar-2014 // $5,427,105 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 48 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [Q] Nadiya Kichenok (UKR) 102 1-6 7-5 6-2
R64 Loss [32] Elena Vesnina (RUS) 35 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+35

Prize Money

$14,945

INDIAN WELLS

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

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) 41 3-6 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$11,000

FED CUP WEEK 1

Fed Cup // USA // 08-Feb-2014 // $0 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 6M/0Q/2D // Rank: 46 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R1 Loss Karin Knapp (ITA) 40 6-3 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$0

PATTAYA CITY

WTA // THAILAND // 27-Jan-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: 47 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Anabel Medina Garrigues (ESP) 93 6-0 6-0
R16 Loss [3] Sorana Cirstea (ROU) 23 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,420

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 13-Jan-2014 // $13,615,654 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 53 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [23] Elena Vesnina (RUS) 28 6-2 6-2
R64 Win Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) 63 6-1 6-1
R32 Loss [9] Angelique Kerber (GER) 9 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+130

Prize Money

$66,490

HOBART

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

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [4] Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 30 6-3 6-2
R16 Win [W] Casey Dellacqua (AUS) 125 7-5 4-6 6-3
Q Loss [7] Klara Koukalova (CZE) 37 6-4 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+60

Prize Money

$5,900

AUCKLAND

WTA // NEW ZEALAND // 30-Dec-2013 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 57 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [2] Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 16 7-5 7-6 (2)

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
46 70 144

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R64 15
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
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
03-Mar-2014 (45) 17-Mar-2014 (142)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
46 1185

Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R64 15

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
03/08/2009 LOS ANGELES Q - R32 1
13/04/2009 CHARLESTON Q - R32 1

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
27/01/2014 PATTAYA CITY R16 30
05/01/2014 HOBART Q 60
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
Date Tournament Round Points
29/07/2012 WASHINGTON DC Q - Q 6
11/06/2012 BIRMINGHAM Q 10
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
Date Tournament Round Points
07/06/2010 BIRMINGHAM S 140
05/04/2010 PONTE VEDRA BEACH Q - R32 1
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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