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Catalina Castaño

Catalina Castaño
  • Residence: Pereira, Colombia
  • Date of Birth: 07 Jul 1979
  • Birthplace: Pereira, Colombia
  • Height: 5' 7 1/2" (1.71 m)
  • Weight: 132 lbs. (60 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (January 1998)/Retired (February 2014)
  • Pronounced: cat-a-LEE-nah cas-TAHN-yo
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Catalina Castaño Biography

Currently without a coach ... Full name is Catalina Castaño Alvarez ... Began playing at age 10; favorite surface is red clay ... Father, Augusto, is a lawyer; mother, Maria, is an insurance agent; older sister, Gina, is a dentist; younger sister, Valentina, is a psychologist; also has a nephew and loves spending time with her family in hometown of Pereira ... Graduated from high school in 1995 first in her class ... Favorites include movie Passion Of The Christ, book Amor En Los Tiempos Del Colera and actors Bruce Willis, Julia Roberts ... Enjoys mountain climbing, in-line skating, reading, watching movies, visiting friends and talking to them with a good cup of cappuccino, and dancing (salsa, merengue, bachata, vallento and others) ... Most memorable experiences were being present at her niece's birth and when she became a born-again Christian.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 5
Prize Money $1,628 $1,162,113
W/L - Singles 1 - 2 421 - 369
W/L - Doubles 2 - 2 118 - 161
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
- 9999 510
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
10-Jul-2006 (35) 08-Jul-2013 (71)
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2014 - Announced retirement in February.

2013 - Fell 1r twice and in qualifying nine times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open); won one WTA 125K Series doubles title.

2012 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r once and in qualifying nine times (incl. US Open); won first WTA doubles title; won three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2011 - QF at Bogotá; fell in qualifying five times; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Reached 2r five times; fell in qualifying eight times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open).

2009 - Fell 1r twice and in qualifying eight times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, US Open).

2008 - QF at Bogotá; reached 2r three times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r six times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying eight times (incl. US Open).

2007 - QF four times at Gold Coast, Hobart, Istanbul, Seoul; reached 2r four times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 13 times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying six times.

2006 - Another Top 100 season (finishing No.55); SF at Canberra (l. to Cho); QF five times at Pattaya City, Bogotá, Charleston, Istanbul, Budapest; reached 3r once and 2r seven times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros); fell 1r 11 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying twice; made Top 50 debut on January 16 (after Canberra; rose from No.53 to No.44) and reached career-high No.35 on July 10 (after Wimbledon).

2005 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.59); runner-up at Budapest (l. to Smashnova in final); SF at Seoul (l. to Vaidisova); QF three times, at Bogotá, Acapulco and Stockholm; reached 4r once, 3r once and 2r four times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open); fell 1r seven times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying twice.

2004 - QF at Bogotá; reached 2r three times; fell 1r five times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, Olympics, US Open) and in qualifying 11 times (incl. Australian Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2003 - QF at Bogotá; fell 1r twice (incl. US Open) and in qualifying twice (incl. Australian Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2002 - SF at Bogotá (l. to Srebotnik); fell 1r once and in qualifying eight times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open).

2001 - QF at Bogotá; reached 2r three times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r four times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open) and in qualifying four times; made Top 100 debut on April 9 (rose from No.104 to No.98).

2000 - Reached 2r once; fell in qualifying four times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

1999 - Played first WTA main draw at Bogotá, falling 1r (as WC); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

1998 - Played first WTA qualifying at Bogotá.

1997 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

1996 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

1995 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

1994 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Colombia.
SINGLES
Finalist (1): 2005 - Budapest.

DOUBLES
Winner (1): 2013 - 125/Cali (w/Duque-Mariño); 2012 - Bastad (w/Duque-Mariño).
Finalist (1): 2013 - Acapulco (w/Duque-Mariño).

ADDITIONAL
Colombian Fed Cup Team, 1996, 1999-2003, 2005; Colombian Olympic Team, 2004.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 6
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 5
Prize Money $1,628 $1,162,113
W/L - Singles 1 - 2 421 - 369
W/L - Doubles 2 - 2 118 - 161

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
2 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r 1r 2r 1r - - - -
4 / 6 FRENCH OPEN 1r 2r 2r 2r 1r - - 2r
0 / 6 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r 1r 1r 1r - - 1r
1 / 6 US OPEN - 1r 1r 2r 1r 1r - 1r

Doubles

W/L   2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
2 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - 2r 2r
2 / 4 FRENCH OPEN 2r - - - - 1r - 1r
2 / 3 WIMBLEDON 1r - - - - 3r - -
1 / 3 US OPEN - - - - - 1r - 2r
W/L   2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
2 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - -
2 / 4 FRENCH OPEN 2r - - - - - -
2 / 3 WIMBLEDON 1r - - - - - -
1 / 3 US OPEN 1r - - - - - -

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Catalina Castaño Results

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    Doubles

DAYTONA BEACH

ITF // USA // 20-Jan-2014 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 198 // Seed/Entry: 5/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [Q] Aleksandra Wozniak (CAN) 283 6-7 (6) 6-2 1-0 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$228

PORT ST. LUCIE

ITF // USA // 13-Jan-2014 // $25,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 198 // Seed/Entry: 2/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [P] Ksenia Lykina (RUS) 391 6-3 6-3
R16 Loss Nao Hibino (JPN) 288 6-2 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+5

Prize Money

$392

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
- 9999 510

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R32 50
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R32 50
30/08/2010 US OPEN Q - R32 50
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
31/08/2009 US OPEN Q - R128 2
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R128 2
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 60
27/08/2007 US OPEN R128 2
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R64 60
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
28/08/2006 US OPEN R128 2
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN R64 38
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 38
29/08/2005 US OPEN R64 54
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R128 2
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN R64 54
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
30/08/2004 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON R128 2
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 17
Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2003 US OPEN R16 40
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
26/08/2002 US OPEN Q - R128 2
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
27/08/2001 US OPEN R128 2
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON R128 2
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN R64 28
28/08/2000 US OPEN Q - R128 2
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 10
Date Tournament Round Points
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2014 1073 522
2013 196 103
2012 236 96
2011 251 238
2010 183 455
2009 219 280
2008 147 163
2007 115 91
2006 55 144
2005 59 236
2004 110 305
2003 133 -
2002 201 361
2001 122 316
2000 143 437
1999 226 458
1998 509 500
1997 932 0
1996 841 0
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
10-Jul-2006 (35) 08-Jul-2013 (71)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R32 50
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R32 50
30/08/2010 US OPEN Q - R32 50
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
31/08/2009 US OPEN Q - R128 2
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 40
Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R128 2
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 60
27/08/2007 US OPEN R128 2
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R128 2
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R64 60
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
28/08/2006 US OPEN R128 2
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN R64 38
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 38
29/08/2005 US OPEN R64 54
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R128 2
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN R64 54
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
30/08/2004 US OPEN R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON R128 2
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 17
Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2003 US OPEN R16 40
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
26/08/2002 US OPEN Q - R128 2
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
27/08/2001 US OPEN R128 2
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON R128 2
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN R64 28
28/08/2000 US OPEN Q - R128 2
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 10
Date Tournament Round Points

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
05/08/2013 TORONTO Q - R64 1
22/04/2013 STUTTGART Q - Q 12
01/04/2013 CHARLESTON Q - R32 1
19/08/2012 NEW HAVEN Q - R16 8
02/04/2012 CHARLESTON Q - R64 1
16/05/2011 BRUSSELS Q - R32 1
26/09/2010 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC Q - R32 1
02/08/2010 SAN DIEGO Q - R32 1
12/04/2010 CHARLESTON Q 52
13/04/2009 CHARLESTON Q - R16 8
Date Tournament Round Points

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
09/09/2013 QUEBEC CITY Q - R16 6
10/06/2013 BIRMINGHAM Q - R16 6
29/04/2013 OEIRAS (ESTORIL) Q - Q 10
25/02/2013 ACAPULCO S 16
18/02/2013 BOGOTA R32 1
15/10/2012 LUXEMBOURG Q - R32 1
08/10/2012 LINZ Q 10
17/09/2012 SEOUL Q - Q 10
16/07/2012 BASTAD Q - R16 6
09/07/2012 PALERMO Q - Q 10
Date Tournament Round Points
27/02/2012 ACAPULCO Q - Q 10
20/02/2012 MONTERREY Q - R32 1
13/02/2012 BOGOTA R16 30
11/07/2011 BAD GASTEIN Q - R32 1
18/04/2011 FES Q - Q 10
04/04/2011 MARBELLA Q - R32 1
28/02/2011 MONTERREY Q - R32 1
14/02/2011 BOGOTA Q 70
11/10/2010 OSAKA Q - Q 10
19/07/2010 BAD GASTEIN Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
12/07/2010 PRAGUE S 46
05/07/2010 BUDAPEST R16 30
05/04/2010 PONTE VEDRA BEACH Q - R32 1
22/02/2010 ACAPULCO S 46
15/02/2010 BOGOTA R16 30
19/10/2009 LUXEMBOURG S 16
12/10/2009 LINZ Q - R16 6
20/07/2009 BAD GASTEIN Q - R32 1
13/07/2009 PALERMO Q - Q 10
16/02/2009 BOGOTA R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
04/01/2009 BRISBANE Q - R16 6

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
26/04/2003 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
20/10/2008 LUXEMBOURG S 29
16/06/2008 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
09/06/2008 BARCELONA R32 1
12/05/2008 ROME Q - R32 10
05/05/2008 BERLIN Q 50
28/04/2008 FES R32 1
07/04/2008 AMELIA ISLAND Q - R16 5
26/03/2008 MIAMI Q - R64 1
12/03/2008 INDIAN WELLS R16 15
25/02/2008 ACAPULCO Q - R16 1
Date Tournament Round Points
18/02/2008 BOGOTA Q 35
11/02/2008 VINA DEL MAR R32 1
06/01/2008 HOBART Q - R32 1
31/12/2007 AUCKLAND Q - R32 1
29/10/2007 QUEBEC CITY R32 1
15/10/2007 ZURICH Q - R32 1
08/10/2007 BANGKOK Q - R32 1
01/10/2007 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R32 1
24/09/2007 SEOUL Q 30
17/09/2007 BEIJING Q - Q 10
Date Tournament Round Points
06/08/2007 LOS ANGELES Q - R32 1
30/07/2007 SAN DIEGO R64 1
23/07/2007 STANFORD R32 1
16/07/2007 CINCINNATI R32 1
18/06/2007 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
11/06/2007 BARCELONA R32 1
21/05/2007 ISTANBUL Q 35
14/05/2007 ROME Q 50
07/05/2007 PRAGUE R32 1
02/04/2007 AMELIA ISLAND R32 20
Date Tournament Round Points
21/03/2007 MIAMI R64 30
07/03/2007 INDIAN WELLS R128 1
26/02/2007 DOHA R32 1
19/02/2007 DUBAI Q - R16 5
05/02/2007 PATTAYA CITY R32 1
07/01/2007 HOBART Q 30
31/12/2006 GOLD COAST Q 35
23/10/2006 LINZ Q - Q 7
09/10/2006 BANGKOK R32 1
02/10/2006 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
25/09/2006 SEOUL R16 12
18/09/2006 BEIJING R32 1
20/08/2006 NEW HAVEN Q - Q 7
14/08/2006 MONTREAL R64 1
07/08/2006 STOCKHOLM R16 12
24/07/2006 BUDAPEST Q 24
19/06/2006 EASTBOURNE R32 1
12/06/2006 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
22/05/2006 ISTANBUL Q 30
15/05/2006 ROME R32 25
Date Tournament Round Points
08/05/2006 BERLIN R16 42
10/04/2006 CHARLESTON Q 75
03/04/2006 AMELIA ISLAND R64 1
22/03/2006 MIAMI R128 1
08/03/2006 INDIAN WELLS R64 1
27/02/2006 ACAPULCO R16 16
20/02/2006 BOGOTA Q 30
06/02/2006 PATTAYA CITY Q 24
08/01/2006 CANBERRA S 43
02/01/2006 AUCKLAND R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
10/10/2005 BANGKOK R16 24
03/10/2005 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R32 1
26/09/2005 SEOUL S 68
08/08/2005 STOCKHOLM Q 28
25/07/2005 BUDAPEST F 87
18/07/2005 PALERMO R16 13
13/06/2005 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
06/06/2005 BIRMINGHAM R16 3
16/05/2005 ISTANBUL R32 1
09/05/2005 ROME Q 68
Date Tournament Round Points
02/05/2005 RABAT R32 1
04/04/2005 AMELIA ISLAND Q 12
23/03/2005 MIAMI R16 130
09/03/2005 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
21/02/2005 ACAPULCO Q 39
14/02/2005 BOGOTA Q 33
01/11/2004 PHILADELPHIA Q - Q 10
25/10/2004 LUXEMBOURG Q - R16 3
04/10/2004 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN Q - Q 6
27/09/2004 SEOUL R16 20
Date Tournament Round Points
20/09/2004 BEIJING Q - R16 4
09/08/2004 SOPOT R32 1
14/06/2004 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
17/05/2004 STRASBOURG Q - R32 1
12/04/2004 CHARLESTON Q 56
05/04/2004 AMELIA ISLAND S 31
24/03/2004 MIAMI Q - R64 1
10/03/2004 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
23/02/2004 BOGOTA Q 42
11/01/2004 CANBERRA Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
05/01/2004 AUCKLAND Q - R32 1
19/05/2003 MADRID Q 8
17/02/2003 BOGOTA Q 32
05/01/2003 HOBART Q - R32 1
10/06/2002 TASHKENT R32 1
20/05/2002 MADRID Q - R16 4
13/05/2002 ROME Q - R64 1
08/04/2002 ESTORIL Q - Q 5
01/04/2002 PORTO Q - R16 1
20/03/2002 MIAMI Q - R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
18/02/2002 BOGOTA S 73
17/09/2001 QUEBEC CITY R16 22
10/09/2001 WAIKOLOA R32 1
19/08/2001 NEW HAVEN Q - R64 1
09/07/2001 PALERMO R16 14
21/05/2001 MADRID S 11
16/04/2001 CHARLESTON R64 1
09/04/2001 AMELIA ISLAND Q - R16 1
21/03/2001 MIAMI Q - R64 1
26/02/2001 ACAPULCO Q - R16 5
Date Tournament Round Points
19/02/2001 BOGOTA Q 53
06/11/2000 PHILADELPHIA Q - R16 3
15/02/1999 BOGOTA R32 1
16/02/1998 BOGOTA Q - R16 2

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