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Anastasija Sevastova

Anastasija Sevastova
  • Residence: Vienna, Austria
  • Date of Birth: 13 Apr 1990
  • Birthplace: Liepaja, Latvia
  • Height: 5' 7" (1.69 m)
  • Weight: 143 lbs. (65 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (April 2006)

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Anastasija Sevastova Biography

Coached by Ronald Schmidt ... Mother is Diana Golovanova (English teacher) ... Born and raised in Liepaja, Latvia ... Started playing at age 6 (introduced to tennis by grandmother); played for fun until she was 15 ... Aggressive baseliner; favorite surfaces are hard and clay; favorite shot is backhand ... Speaks Latvian, English, Russian and German ... Other sports interests are soccer and jet skiing ... Favorite movie is Lord of the Rings; favorite actor is Tom Hanks ... Favorite artists are Beyoncé, Jay-Z and James Blunt ... Favorite book is Katherine by Anya Seton ... Idols growing up were Steffi Graf and Andre Agassi ... Favorite place to visit is New York; favorite tournaments are Roland Garros and US Open ... Went into retirement in May 2013 but returned in 2015 ("I decided to stop because it was depressing. I had big back problems, some muscular problems, all the time getting fit then injured again - I was not happy, so I decided to stop and see how my body reacted.") ... Studied leisure management in Austria while on break ... Body started feeling better by end of 2014 so decided to give it another shot.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 13
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 4
Prize Money $54,408 $880,430
W/L - Singles 4 - 3 275 - 141
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 36 - 29
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Results

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 18-Jan-2016 // $14,835,728 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 113 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win [W] Destanee Aiava (AUS) 656 6-3 6-2
Q-R64 Win Vera Dushevina (RUS) 519 6-3 6-1
Q-R32 Win Julia Boserup (USA) 198 4-6 6-3 6-2
R128 Win Jarmila Wolfe (AUS) 122 6-0 4-2 RET
R64 Loss [20] Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 23 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+110

Prize Money

$50,324
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
103 81 300
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
31-Jan-2011 (36) 31-Aug-2009 (195)
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2015 - Impressive comeback season (starting unranked but finishing No.110); SF at Florianopolis (l. to Pereira); QF at Moscow; fell 1r once and in qualifying twice (incl. US Open); also won four singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2014 - Did not play.

2013 - Played seven events in first three months of season, best result being one QF at Pattaya City; fell 1r once and in qualifying five times (incl. Australian Open); announced retirement in May.

2012 - Injury-marred season (finishing No.181); missed first four months of season w/right elbow injury (withdrew from all events incl. Australian Open); fell 1r once and in qualifying four times (incl. US Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Third straight Top 100 season (finishing No.94); QF three times at Monterrey, Dallas and Luxembourg; reached 4r once (Australian Open) and 2r three times; fell 1r 11 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying twice; set career-high No.36 on January 31 (after Australian Open); struggled throughout season w/illness (withdrew from nine events) and right foot and left ankle injuries (withdrew from several more events).

2010 - Breakthrough first Top 50 season (finishing No.45); won one WTA title at Oeiras (d. Parra Santonja in final); was first Latvian to win a WTA title in 17 years (since Savchenko at Schenectady in 1993); SF at Monterrey (l. to Pavlyuchenkova); QF four times at Strasbourg, Bucharest, Bad Gastein and Beijing; reached 3r once and 2r three times (incl. US Open); fell 1r six times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying four times; made Top 50 debut on October 11 (after Beijing; rose from No.55 to No.45).

2009 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.83); QF at Guangzhou; reached 2r three times (incl. US Open); fell 1r five times (incl. Roland Garros and Wimbledon) and in qualifying four times (incl. Australian Open); made Top 100 debut on July 13 (after Wimbledon; rose from No.105 to No.99); also won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Fell in WTA qualifying four times (incl. Wimbledon); won three singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2007 - Played first WTA main draw at Istanbul, reaching 2r (as qualifier); also fell in qualifying once.

2006 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit, winning two singles titles.
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Winner (1): 2010 - Oeiras.

ADDITIONAL
Latvian Fed Cup Team, 2005-06, 2008-10.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 13
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 4
Prize Money $54,408 $880,430
W/L - Singles 4 - 3 275 - 141
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 36 - 29

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 7 1st Serve Return Points Won 39.1%
Double Faults 9 2nd Serve Return Points Won 61.5%
1st Serve 51.9% Break Points Opportunities 15
1st Serve Points Won 62.9% Break Points Converted 73.3%
2nd Serve Points Won 44.4% Return Games Played 28
Break Points Faced 22 Return Games Won 39.3%
Break Points Saved 54.5% Return Points Won 46.3%
Service Games Played 28 Total Points Won 50.4%
Service Games Won 64.3%
Service Points Won 54.0%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
4 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r - - - - 4r 1r -
0 / 3 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - 1r 1r 1r
0 / 3 WIMBLEDON - - - - - 1r 1r 1r
2 / 3 US OPEN - - - - - 1r 2r 2r

Doubles

W/L   2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
0 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 1r - - - - - -
1 / 2 FRENCH OPEN 1r 2r - - - - - -
0 / 2 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r - - - - - -
1 / 2 US OPEN 2r 1r - - - - - -

Anastasija Sevastova Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 18-Jan-2016 // $14,835,728 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 113 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win [W] Destanee Aiava (AUS) 656 6-3 6-2
Q-R64 Win Vera Dushevina (RUS) 519 6-3 6-1
Q-R32 Win Julia Boserup (USA) 198 4-6 6-3 6-2
R128 Win Jarmila Wolfe (AUS) 122 6-0 4-2 RET
R64 Loss [20] Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 23 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+110

Prize Money

$50,324

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 10-Jan-2016 // $687,900 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 114 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss [1] Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) 40 7-5 3-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$885

SHENZHEN

WTA // CHINA // 03-Jan-2016 // $426,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: 113 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [4] Monica Niculescu (ROU) 39 1-6 6-4 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$3,199

Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
103 81 300

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 110
31/08/2015 US OPEN Q - R128 2
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R32 50
29/08/2011 US OPEN R128 5
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R128 5
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 280
30/08/2010 US OPEN R64 100
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
31/08/2009 US OPEN R64 100
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R16 60
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN R16 60
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2015 110 284
2012 181 -
2011 94 341
2010 45 208
2009 83 238
2008 194 472
2007 267 -
2006 529 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
31-Jan-2011 (36) 31-Aug-2009 (195)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
103 649

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 110
31/08/2015 US OPEN Q - R128 2
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R32 50
29/08/2011 US OPEN R128 5
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R128 5
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 280
30/08/2010 US OPEN R64 100
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
31/08/2009 US OPEN R64 100
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R16 60
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN R16 60
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
10/01/2016 SYDNEY Q - R32 1
19/10/2015 MOSCOW S 125
19/03/2013 MIAMI Q - R64 1
06/03/2013 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
25/09/2011 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC R64 1
15/08/2011 CINCINNATI Q - R32 20
08/08/2011 TORONTO Q - R64 1
13/06/2011 EASTBOURNE R32 1
18/04/2011 STUTTGART R32 1
09/03/2011 INDIAN WELLS R64 50
Date Tournament Round Points
14/02/2011 DUBAI R32 70
07/02/2011 PARIS R32 1
02/10/2010 BEIJING Q 280
26/09/2010 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC Q - R32 1
12/04/2010 CHARLESTON R64 1
23/03/2010 MIAMI Q - R32 20
10/03/2010 INDIAN WELLS R32 80
14/02/2010 DUBAI Q 100
10/01/2010 SYDNEY Q - R32 8
27/09/2009 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC Q - R16 20
Date Tournament Round Points
13/04/2009 CHARLESTON Q 52
09/02/2009 PARIS S 20

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
03/01/2016 SHENZHEN R32 1
12/10/2015 LINZ Q - R32 1
27/07/2015 FLORIANOPOLIS S 110
20/07/2015 BAD GASTEIN Q 18
25/02/2013 ACAPULCO Q - R32 1
18/02/2013 BOGOTA Q - Q 10
28/01/2013 PATTAYA CITY S 80
31/12/2012 AUCKLAND S 16
08/10/2012 LINZ Q - R32 1
11/06/2012 BAD GASTEIN Q - Q 6
Date Tournament Round Points
21/05/2012 STRASBOURG S 16
30/04/2012 ESTORIL Q - R32 1
17/10/2011 LUXEMBOURG Q 70
10/10/2011 LINZ R32 1
19/09/2011 GUANGZHOU R32 1
12/09/2011 TASHKENT R16 30
22/08/2011 DALLAS Q 70
06/06/2011 COPENHAGEN R32 1
25/04/2011 ESTORIL R32 1
28/02/2011 MONTERREY Q 70
Date Tournament Round Points
11/10/2010 LINZ R32 1
26/07/2010 ISTANBUL R16 30
19/07/2010 BAD GASTEIN Q 70
12/07/2010 PRAGUE R32 1
05/07/2010 BUDAPEST Q 70
17/05/2010 STRASBOURG Q 70
03/05/2010 ESTORIL W 280
01/03/2010 MONTERREY S 130
04/01/2010 AUCKLAND Q - R32 1
12/10/2009 LINZ Q - R16 6
Date Tournament Round Points
21/09/2009 SEOUL R16 30
14/09/2009 GUANGZHOU Q 70
08/06/2009 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
18/05/2009 STRASBOURG Q - Q 10
06/04/2009 PONTE VEDRA BEACH S 16

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
14/07/2008 BAD GASTEIN Q - Q 4
07/07/2008 BUDAPEST Q - R32 1
14/04/2008 ESTORIL Q - R16 2
30/07/2007 STOCKHOLM Q - R16 2
21/05/2007 ISTANBUL S 28

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