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Alexandra Cadantu

Alexandra Cadantu
  • Residence: Bucharest, Romania
  • Date of Birth: 03 May 1990
  • Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania
  • Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)
  • Weight: 123 lbs. (56 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro
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Alexandra Cadantu Biography

Currently without a coach ... Parents are Alexandru and Florica (both retired - father was an engineer, mother worked in fashion); brothers are Dani (works in construction) and Eddi (works in computing) ... Began playing tennis at age 3 when introduced by her father (a keen club player) ... Baseliner whose favorite shot is forehand; favorite surface is clay ... Tennis idol was Steffi Graf ... Speaks Romanian, English and Spanish ... Best tennis memory is a video of herself playing tennis at age 4 ... Likes movies, reading and sleeping ... Favorite actress is Angelina Jolie.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 1 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 8
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 6
Prize Money $166,459 $713,655
W/L - Singles 4 - 20 254 - 174
W/L - Doubles 4 - 4 100 - 100
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Results

BASTAD

WTA // SWEDEN // 14-Jul-2014 // $250,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 125 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Alexandra Panova (RUS) 137 6-2 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,100
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
131 207 171
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
06-Jan-2014 (59) 11-Jun-2012 (101)
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JANUARY - Fell 1r at Auckland (ret. vs. Nara w/right shoulder injury); fell 1r at Hobart (l. to Rogowska); fell 1r at Australian Open (l. to Pennetta).

FEBRUARY - Fell 1r at Rio de Janeiro (l. to Pereira); reached QF at Florianopolis (l. to Shvedova).

MARCH - Fell 1r at Indian Wells (l. to Vandeweghe); fell 1r at Miami (l. to Diyas).

APRIL - Reached 2r at Katowice (l. to Suarez Navarro); fell 1r at Marrakech (l. to Van Uytvanck); fell 1r at Oeiras (l. to Vinci).

MAY - Fell in Madrid qualifying; fell 1r at Strasbourg (l. to McHale); fell 1r at Roland Garros (l. to Bertens).

JUNE - Fell 1r at Birmingham (l. to Cetkovska); fell in Eastbourne qualifying.
2013 - Third straight Top 100 season; SF three times at Katowice (l. to Kvitova), Budapest (l. to Halep) and Baku (l. to Svitolina); QF twice at Bogotá and Tashkent; reached 2r three times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying four times.

2012 - Another Top 100 season; reached first WTA final at Monterrey (l. to Babos); QF twice at Palermo and Tashkent; reached 2r twice; fell 1r 13 times (incl. all four majors) and in qualifying three times.

2011 - First Top 100 season; played first WTA main draw at Luxembourg, reaching 2r; fell in qualifying seven times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open); made Top 100 debut on October 24 (rose from No.104 to No.98); won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Won five singles titles and four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Played on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Played on ITF Circuit.

2007 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2005 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Romania.
SINGLES
Finalist (1): 2012 - Monterrey.

DOUBLES
Winner (1): 2014 - Bucharest (w/Bogdan).
Finalist (1): 2012 - Fès (w/Begu).

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 1 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 8
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 6
Prize Money $166,459 $713,655
W/L - Singles 4 - 20 254 - 174
W/L - Doubles 4 - 4 100 - 100

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 19 1st Serve Return Points Won 36.2%
Double Faults 141 2nd Serve Return Points Won 50.8%
1st Serve 65% Break Points Opportunities 140
1st Serve Points Won 56.2% Break Points Converted 40.7%
2nd Serve Points Won 37.7% Return Games Played 183
Break Points Faced 183 Return Games Won 31.1%
Break Points Saved 50.3% Return Points Won 41.9%
Service Games Played 176 Total Points Won 45.8%
Service Games Won 48.3%
Service Points Won 49.8%

Grand Slam History

Singles

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

Doubles

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

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Alexandra Cadantu Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

BASTAD

WTA // SWEDEN // 14-Jul-2014 // $250,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 125 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Alexandra Panova (RUS) 137 6-2 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,100

BUCHAREST

WTA // ROMANIA // 07-Jul-2014 // $250,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 97 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [7] Petra Cetkovska (CZE) 78 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

CONTREXEVILLE

ITF // FRANCE // 30-Jun-2014 // $100,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 0 // Seed/Entry: 6/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Laura Thorpe (FRA) 0 6-4 6-1
R16 Loss [Q] Mandy Minella (LUX) 0 7-6 (6) 5-7 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+13

Prize Money

$1,520

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 23-Jun-2014 // $18,575,979 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 83 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Camila Giorgi (ITA) 39 6-1 7-6 (5)

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$42,084

EASTBOURNE

WTA // GREAT BRITAIN // 16-Jun-2014 // $710,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 84 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Luksika Kumkhum (THA) 126 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$850

BIRMINGHAM

WTA // GREAT BRITAIN // 09-Jun-2014 // $710,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 85 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss Petra Cetkovska (CZE) 67 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,200

MARSEILLE

ITF // FRANCE // 02-Jun-2014 // $100,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 1/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Veronica Cepede Royg (PAR) 132 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$887

FRENCH OPEN

Grand Slam // FRANCE // 25-May-2014 // $15,598,998 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 81 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [Q] Kiki Bertens (NED) 148 7-6 (5) 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$31,634

STRASBOURG

WTA // FRANCE // 19-May-2014 // $250,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 80 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Christina McHale (USA) 59 6-1 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

MADRID

WTA // SPAIN // 03-May-2014 // $4,236,425 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 73 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Belinda Bencic (SUI) 103 6-4 3-0 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$1,813

OEIRAS (ESTORIL)

WTA // PORTUGAL // 28-Apr-2014 // $250,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 74 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [4] Roberta Vinci (ITA) 20 6-2 4-6 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

MARRAKECH

WTA // MOROCCO // 21-Apr-2014 // $250,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 76 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Alison Van Uytvanck (BEL) 88 6-4 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

KATOWICE

WTA // POLAND // 07-Apr-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 61 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) 58 3-6 6-1 6-1
R16 Loss [3] Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP) 17 2-6 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,310

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 18-Mar-2014 // $5,427,105 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 62 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [Q] Zarina Diyas (KAZ) 105 6-4 3-6 6-2

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: 59 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [W] Coco Vandeweghe (USA) 108 6-4 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$11,000

FLORIANOPOLIS

WTA // BRAZIL // 23-Feb-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 62 // Seed/Entry: 6/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Gabriela Ce (BRA) 293 6-1 6-3
R16 Win Dinah Pfizenmaier (GER) 84 6-2 6-3
Q Loss Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) 79 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+60

Prize Money

$6,175

RIO DE JANEIRO

WTA // BRAZIL // 17-Feb-2014 // $250,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 60 // Seed/Entry: 4/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Teliana Pereira (BRA) 98 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,100

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 13-Jan-2014 // $13,615,654 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 60 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [28] Flavia Pennetta (ITA) 29 6-0 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$26,597

HOBART

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

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [W] Olivia Rogowska (AUS) 176 7-6 (5) 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

AUCKLAND

WTA // NEW ZEALAND // 30-Dec-2013 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 61 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Kurumi Nara (JPN) 81 6-1 4-0 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
131 207 171

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R128 10
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
26/08/2013 US OPEN R128 5
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R64 100
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
27/08/2012 US OPEN R128 5
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R128 5
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
29/08/2011 US OPEN Q - R128 2
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2013 62 197
2012 90 135
2011 96 209
2010 378 501
2009 692 871
2008 573 742
2007 433 640
2006 666 741
2005 1297 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
06-Jan-2014 (59) 11-Jun-2012 (101)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
131 469

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R128 10
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
26/08/2013 US OPEN R128 5
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R64 100
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
27/08/2012 US OPEN R128 5
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R128 5
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
29/08/2011 US OPEN Q - R128 2
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
16/06/2014 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
09/06/2014 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
03/05/2014 MADRID Q - R32 2
18/03/2014 MIAMI R128 10
05/03/2014 INDIAN WELLS R128 10
18/08/2013 NEW HAVEN Q - R32 8
01/04/2013 CHARLESTON R64 1
19/03/2013 MIAMI Q - R64 1
06/01/2013 SYDNEY Q - R64 1
15/10/2012 MOSCOW R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
23/09/2012 TOKYO Q - R32 1
02/04/2012 CHARLESTON Q - R64 1

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
14/07/2014 BASTAD R32 1
07/07/2014 BUCHAREST R32 1
19/05/2014 STRASBOURG R32 1
28/04/2014 OEIRAS (ESTORIL) R32 1
21/04/2014 MARRAKECH R32 1
07/04/2014 KATOWICE R16 30
23/02/2014 FLORIANOPOLIS Q 60
17/02/2014 RIO DE JANEIRO R32 1
05/01/2014 HOBART R32 1
30/12/2013 AUCKLAND R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
14/10/2013 LUXEMBOURG R32 1
07/10/2013 LINZ R16 30
16/09/2013 SEOUL R32 1
09/09/2013 TASHKENT Q 70
22/07/2013 BAKU S 130
15/07/2013 BAD GASTEIN R16 30
08/07/2013 BUDAPEST S 130
16/06/2013 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH Q - R16 1
10/06/2013 NÜRNBERG R32 1
22/04/2013 MARRAKECH Q 10
Date Tournament Round Points
08/04/2013 KATOWICE S 146
25/02/2013 ACAPULCO R32 1
18/02/2013 BOGOTA Q 70
30/12/2012 SHENZHEN R32 1
08/10/2012 LINZ R32 1
17/09/2012 SEOUL R32 1
10/09/2012 TASHKENT Q 70
09/07/2012 PALERMO Q 70
17/06/2012 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
11/06/2012 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
21/05/2012 STRASBOURG R32 1
30/04/2012 BUDAPEST R16 30
23/04/2012 FES R16 30
09/04/2012 BARCELONA R32 1
27/02/2012 ACAPULCO R32 1
20/02/2012 MONTERREY F 200
13/02/2012 BOGOTA R32 1
08/01/2012 HOBART Q - R32 1
17/10/2011 LUXEMBOURG S 46
04/07/2011 BASTAD Q - R16 6
Date Tournament Round Points
25/04/2011 ESTORIL Q - R32 1
18/04/2011 FES Q - R32 1
14/02/2011 BOGOTA Q - R32 1

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