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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 $334,221 $1,441,266
W/L - Singles 16 - 19 277 - 207
W/L - Doubles 1 - 5 120 - 118
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Results

US OPEN

Grand Slam // USA // 29-Aug-2016 // $22,102,700 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 75 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Cagla Buyukakcay (TUR) 66 6-2 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$42,540
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
84 89 341
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
23-May-2016 (63) 10-Jun-2013 (70)
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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 $334,221 $1,441,266
W/L - Singles 16 - 19 277 - 207
W/L - Doubles 1 - 5 120 - 118

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 40 1st Serve Return Points Won 36.7%
Double Faults 78 2nd Serve Return Points Won 53.8%
1st Serve 61.4% Break Points Opportunities 216
1st Serve Points Won 60.8% Break Points Converted 40.3%
2nd Serve Points Won 46.6% Return Games Played 257
Break Points Faced 234 Return Games Won 33.9%
Break Points Saved 59% Return Points Won 43.3%
Service Games Played 260 Total Points Won 49.3%
Service Games Won 63.1%
Service Points Won 55.3%

Grand Slam History

Singles

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

Doubles

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

Irina Falconi Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

US OPEN

Grand Slam // USA // 29-Aug-2016 // $22,102,700 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 75 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Cagla Buyukakcay (TUR) 66 6-2 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$42,540

MONTREAL

WTA // CANADA // 25-Jul-2016 // $2,413,663 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/64Q/32D // Rank: 74 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Win [W] Tiffany Lagarde (CAN) 0 6-3 6-1
Q-R32 Loss [19] Vania King (USA) 120 3-6 3-0 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+20

Prize Money

$3,120

WASHINGTON DC

WTA // USA // 18-Jul-2016 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: 70 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Naomi Broady (GBR) 84 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,220

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 27-Jun-2016 // $19,174,575 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [Q] Marina Erakovic (NZL) 153 4-6 6-3 10-8

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$45,987

EASTBOURNE

WTA // GREAT BRITAIN // 19-Jun-2016 // $711,778 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 72 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Anett Kontaveit (EST) 96 6-0 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$800

FRENCH OPEN

Grand Slam // FRANCE // 22-May-2016 // $16,474,735 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 63 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Mona Barthel (GER) 66 6-4 0-6 6-2
R64 Loss Pauline Parmentier (FRA) 88 6-3 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+70

Prize Money

$64,628

NÜRNBERG

WTA // GERMANY // 15-May-2016 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 64 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Katharina Gerlach (GER) 702 6-0 6-3
R16 Win [6] Misaki Doi (JPN) 38 6-3 5-7 6-4
Q Loss [Q] Kiki Bertens (NED) 89 6-1 0-1 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+60

Prize Money

$6,175

ROME

WTA // ITALY // 09-May-2016 // $2,599,610 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 66 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) 100 6-4 7-6 (6)

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,306

MADRID

WTA // SPAIN // 30-Apr-2016 // $4,771,360 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 67 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Louisa Chirico (USA) 130 6-1 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$2,030

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
84 89 341

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/2016 US OPEN R128 10
27/06/2016 WIMBLEDON R128 10
22/05/2016 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
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
Date Tournament Round Points
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 70
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R128 2
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
Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/2011 US OPEN R32 160
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R16 60
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
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
23-May-2016 (63) 10-Jun-2013 (70)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
84 776

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/2016 US OPEN R128 10
27/06/2016 WIMBLEDON R128 10
22/05/2016 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
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
Date Tournament Round Points
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 70
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R128 2
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
Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/2011 US OPEN R32 160
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R16 60
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
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
25/07/2016 MONTREAL Q - R32 20
19/06/2016 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
09/05/2016 ROME Q - R32 1
30/04/2016 MADRID Q - R32 2
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
Date Tournament Round Points
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
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
18/07/2016 WASHINGTON DC R32 1
15/05/2016 NÜRNBERG Q 60
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
Date Tournament Round Points
08/06/2015 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
17/05/2015 STRASBOURG R32 1
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
Date Tournament Round Points
09/09/2013 QUEBEC CITY Q - R32 1
29/07/2013 WASHINGTON, DC S 10
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
Date Tournament Round Points
27/02/2012 ACAPULCO R32 1
19/02/2012 MEMPHIS R32 1
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
Date Tournament Round Points
21/02/2011 ACAPULCO Q - R32 1
13/09/2010 QUEBEC CITY S 16

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