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Irina Falconi

Irina Falconi
  • Residence: West Palm Beach, FL, USA
  • Date of Birth: 04 May 1990
  • Birthplace: Portoviejo, Ecuador
  • Height: 5' 4" (1.63 m)
  • Weight: 135 lbs. (61 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (2010)

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Irina Falconi Biography

Coached by Jorge Todero ... Father's name is Carlos; mother's name is Silvia; sister, Stephanie, played tennis at Brown University ... Introduced to tennis at age 4 by father ... Attended Georgia Tech for two years under Coach Bryan Shelton before turning professional ... All-court player ... Speaks Spanish and English ... Other interests are working out, reading, writing, playing piano, dancing, listening to music and making movies ... Enjoys techno and house music ... Favorite tournament is US Open ... Goal is to win a Grand Slam title.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 1 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 5
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 3
Prize Money $151,729 $1,258,774
W/L - Singles 12 - 10 273 - 198
W/L - Doubles 1 - 2 120 - 115
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Results

BOGOTA

WTA // COLOMBIA // 11-Apr-2016 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 5/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Emiliana Arango (COL) - 6-0 6-1
R16 Win Sherazad Reix (FRA) 233 6-3 7-6 (2)
Q Win [Q] Catalina Pella (ARG) 274 6-1 6-4
S Win [4] Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) 86 6-3 4-6 6-2
F Win Sílvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) 170 6-2 2-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+280

Prize Money

$43,000
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
67 42 200
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
14-Sep-2015 (64) 10-Jun-2013 (70)
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    April 20, 2016
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2015 - Best season to date (finishing No.73); QF at Bogotá; reached 3r once (Roland Garros) and 2r eight times (incl. Australian Open and US Open); fell 1r seven times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying eight times; also won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2014 - Reached 2r twice (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r once and in qualifying eight times (incl. other three majors); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2013 - Fell 1r once and in qualifying 12 times (incl. all four majors); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2012 - QF at Birmingham; reached 2r three times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r nine times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying four times.

2011 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.80); SF at College Park (l. to Petrova); made Top 100 debut afterwards on August 1 (rose from No.102 to No.81); reached 3r once (US Open) and 2r three times; fell 1r eight times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying five times.

2010 - Played first two WTA main draws, falling 1r at US Open and Québec City (both as qualifier); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2007 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit.
SINGLES
Winner (1): 2016 - Bogotá.

DOUBLES
Finalist (3): 2015 - Bogotá (w/Rogers); 2012 - Washington DC (w/Scheepers), Dallas (w/Dekmeijere).

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 1 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 5
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 3
Prize Money $151,729 $1,258,774
W/L - Singles 12 - 10 273 - 198
W/L - Doubles 1 - 2 120 - 115

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 25 1st Serve Return Points Won 38.5%
Double Faults 52 2nd Serve Return Points Won 55.9%
1st Serve 62.1% Break Points Opportunities 169
1st Serve Points Won 59.5% Break Points Converted 39.1%
2nd Serve Points Won 46.7% Return Games Played 174
Break Points Faced 161 Return Games Won 37.9%
Break Points Saved 58.4% Return Points Won 45.3%
Service Games Played 178 Total Points Won 50.0%
Service Games Won 62.4%
Service Points Won 54.7%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
3 / 5 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r 2r 2r - 1r 1r - -
3 / 3 FRENCH OPEN - 3r - - 2r 1r - -
0 / 3 WIMBLEDON - 1r - - 1r 1r - -
3 / 4 US OPEN - 2r - - 1r 3r 1r -

Doubles

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

Irina Falconi Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

BOGOTA

WTA // COLOMBIA // 11-Apr-2016 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 5/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Emiliana Arango (COL) - 6-0 6-1
R16 Win Sherazad Reix (FRA) 233 6-3 7-6 (2)
Q Win [Q] Catalina Pella (ARG) 274 6-1 6-4
S Win [4] Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) 86 6-3 4-6 6-2
F Win Sílvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) 170 6-2 2-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+280

Prize Money

$43,000

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 04-Apr-2016 // $687,900 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 91 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss [15] Sabine Lisicki (GER) 51 6-4 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,355

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 22-Mar-2016 // $6,134,605 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 83 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [Q] Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 105 7-5 6-1
R64 Loss [8] Petra Kvitova (CZE) 7 6-1 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+35

Prize Money

$19,530

SAN ANTONIO

WTA // USA // 14-Mar-2016 // $115,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/0Q/8D // Rank: 0 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Xinyun Han (CHN) 0 6-4 1-6 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,125

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 09-Mar-2016 // $6,134,605 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 80 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Carina Witthoeft (GER) 83 0-6 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$11,970

MONTERREY

WTA // MEXICO // 29-Feb-2016 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 80 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [6] Alison Van Uytvanck (BEL) 47 6-4 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

ACAPULCO

WTA // MEXICO // 22-Feb-2016 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 78 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (CRO) 68 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,100

MIDLAND

ITF // UNITED STATES // 01-Feb-2016 // $100,000 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 76 // Seed/Entry: 3/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [L] Nadja Gilchrist (USA) 409 6-4 6-1
R16 Win [Q] Lauren Albanese (USA) 464 6-1 6-1
Q Win [Q] Jamie Loeb (USA) 398 5-7 6-3 6-2
S Loss [W] Robin Anderson (USA) 280 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+50

Prize Money

$4,433

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 18-Jan-2016 // $14,835,728 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 74 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Anna Tatishvili (USA) 101 6-4 3-6 8-6
R64 Loss [13] Roberta Vinci (ITA) 15 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+70

Prize Money

$50,324

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 10-Jan-2016 // $687,900 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 76 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Anna Tatishvili (USA) 100 6-4 6-2
Q-R16 Loss Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 88 7-5 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+13

Prize Money

$1,600

AUCKLAND

WTA // NEW ZEALAND // 04-Jan-2016 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 76 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [6] Coco Vandeweghe (USA) 37 5-7 6-4 6-3
R16 Loss [Q] Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) 85 6-1 4-6 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,310

Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
67 42 200

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
31/08/2015 US OPEN R64 70
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON R128 10
24/05/2015 FRENCH OPEN R32 130
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
25/08/2014 US OPEN Q - R64 20
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 30
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 70
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 50
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 50
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
27/08/2012 US OPEN R128 5
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R128 5
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R64 100
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
29/08/2011 US OPEN R32 160
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R16 60
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 60
30/08/2010 US OPEN R16 60
31/08/2009 US OPEN Q - R128 2
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2015 73 123
2014 114 153
2013 146 95
2012 148 82
2011 80 355
2010 217 257
2009 468 -
2008 761 633
2007 475 686
2006 1054 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
14-Sep-2015 (64) 10-Jun-2013 (70)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
67 965

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
31/08/2015 US OPEN R64 70
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON R128 10
24/05/2015 FRENCH OPEN R32 130
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
25/08/2014 US OPEN Q - R64 20
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 30
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 70
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 50
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN Q - R32 50
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
27/08/2012 US OPEN R128 5
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R128 5
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R64 100
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
29/08/2011 US OPEN R32 160
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R16 60
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 60
30/08/2010 US OPEN R16 60
31/08/2009 US OPEN Q - R128 2

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
04/04/2016 CHARLESTON R64 1
22/03/2016 MIAMI R64 35
09/03/2016 INDIAN WELLS R128 10
10/01/2016 SYDNEY Q - R16 13
03/10/2015 BEIJING Q 95
27/09/2015 WUHAN Q - R16 20
23/08/2015 NEW HAVEN Q - R32 13
17/08/2015 CINCINNATI Q - R32 20
10/08/2015 TORONTO R16 30
21/06/2015 EASTBOURNE Q 55
Date Tournament Round Points
15/06/2015 BIRMINGHAM Q - R16 13
11/05/2015 ROME Q - R32 1
06/04/2015 CHARLESTON R64 1
24/03/2015 MIAMI R16 65
11/03/2015 INDIAN WELLS R64 35
04/01/2015 BRISBANE Q - Q 18
09/06/2014 BIRMINGHAM Q - Q 25
05/03/2014 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 2
01/04/2013 CHARLESTON Q - R32 1
06/03/2013 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
06/01/2013 SYDNEY Q - R32 8
07/08/2012 MONTREAL Q - R32 1
21/05/2012 BRUSSELS S 20
02/04/2012 CHARLESTON R64 1
20/03/2012 MIAMI Q - R64 1
07/03/2012 INDIAN WELLS R64 50
01/10/2011 BEIJING Q - R32 1
25/09/2011 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC R64 1
15/08/2011 CINCINNATI Q - R64 1
16/05/2011 BRUSSELS Q 60
Date Tournament Round Points
04/04/2011 CHARLESTON Q 52
22/03/2011 MIAMI Q - R32 20
09/03/2011 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
11/04/2016 BOGOTA W 280
29/02/2016 MONTERREY R32 1
22/02/2016 ACAPULCO R32 1
04/01/2016 AUCKLAND R16 30
12/10/2015 HONG KONG R32 1
21/09/2015 SEOUL R32 1
14/09/2015 TOKYO INTERNATIONAL R16 30
03/08/2015 WASHINGTON DC R16 30
08/06/2015 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
17/05/2015 STRASBOURG R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
13/04/2015 BOGOTA Q 60
02/03/2015 MONTERREY Q - Q 14
23/02/2015 ACAPULCO Q - R16 10
08/09/2014 QUÉBEC CITY R32 1
14/07/2014 BASTAD Q - R32 1
07/07/2014 BAD GASTEIN Q 48
24/02/2014 ACAPULCO Q - R16 10
30/12/2013 AUCKLAND Q - Q 14
09/09/2013 QUEBEC CITY Q - R32 1
29/07/2013 WASHINGTON, DC S 10
Date Tournament Round Points
10/06/2013 BIRMINGHAM Q - R32 1
25/02/2013 ACAPULCO Q - R32 1
17/02/2013 MEMPHIS Q - Q 6
31/12/2012 AUCKLAND Q - R32 1
10/09/2012 QUEBEC CITY R32 1
19/08/2012 DALLAS R32 1
29/07/2012 WASHINGTON DC R16 30
11/06/2012 BIRMINGHAM Q 70
27/02/2012 ACAPULCO R32 1
19/02/2012 MEMPHIS R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
08/01/2012 HOBART Q - R16 6
02/01/2012 AUCKLAND Q - R16 6
10/10/2011 OSAKA R32 1
19/09/2011 SEOUL R32 1
12/09/2011 QUEBEC CITY R16 30
22/08/2011 DALLAS R32 1
25/07/2011 WASHINGTON DC S 130
06/06/2011 COPENHAGEN R32 1
21/02/2011 ACAPULCO Q - R32 1
13/09/2010 QUEBEC CITY S 16
Date Tournament Round Points

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  • Champion's Corner: Falconi

    April 20, 2016
    WTA Insider Courtney Nguyen | Irina Falconi describes the mixed emotions of winning her first WTA title as a devastating earthquake damaged her birthplace in Ecuador.
  • Notes & Netcords: April 18, 2016

    April 18, 2016
    Irina Falconi's Bogota title raised her ranking 25 spots - find out how high she's ranked, and where the Top 20 players are competing this week, right here on wtatennis.com.
  • Falconi Captures Bogota Crown

    April 17, 2016
    Irina Falconi became the first American woman to win the Claro Open Colsanitas, winning her maiden WTA title over Sílvia Soler-Espinosa in three sets.
  • Falconi, Soler-Espinosa Battle In Bogota

    April 16, 2016
    Irina Falconi and Sílvia Soler-Espinosa will face off in the final of the Claro Open Colsanitas after advancing past the semifinals in three-set battles.
  • Svitolina Stunned In Bogota

    April 13, 2016
    Elina Svitolina had five match points in her rain-delayed first round, but 2012 finalist Alexandra Panova had all the answers; comeback kid Amra Sadikovic also pulled off a big upset.
  • Lisicki Revs Up In Charleston

    April 04, 2016
    2009 Volvo Car Open champion Sabine Lisicki kicked off the tournament with a straight set win over Irina Falconi while Kristina Mladenovic also eased into the second round.
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    January 01, 2016
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    November 17, 2015
    WTA Insider Courney Nguyen | Barbora Strycova gets candid, Irina Falconi is honored in Ecuador and Kristina Mladenovic meets Hilary Swank on the tennis courts.
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