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Jana Cepelova

Jana Cepelova
  • Residence: Kosice, Slovakia
  • Date of Birth: 29 May 1993
  • Birthplace: Kosice, Slovakia
  • Height: 5' 6" (1.68 m)
  • Weight: 132 lbs. (60 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro
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Jana Cepelova Biography

Coached by Martin Zathurecky; trains in Bratislava with national federation ... Parents are Peter and Jarmila; brother is Roman ... Began playing tennis at age 4; introduced to sport by brother ... Favorite surface is clay ... Speaks Slovak and English ... Idol growing up was Martina Hingis (born in same city); now admires Nadal ... Favorite tournament is Wimbledon.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 5
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 3
Prize Money $155,580 $568,899
W/L - Singles 13 - 9 161 - 87
W/L - Doubles 2 - 2 42 - 26
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Results

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 31-Mar-2014 // $710,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 78 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win [W] Melanie Oudin (USA) 132 7-6 (2) 6-2
R32 Win [1] Serena Williams (USA) 1 6-4 6-4
R16 Win [13] Elena Vesnina (RUS) 34 7-6 (4) 3-6 6-3
Q Win [12] Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 32 6-2 6-1
S Win [Q] Belinda Bencic (SUI) 140 6-4 5-7 7-6 (7)
F Loss [14] Andrea Petkovic (GER) 40 7-5 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+305

Prize Money

$64,000
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
52 25 203
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
07-Apr-2014 (51) 08-Jul-2013 (186)
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JANUARY - Reached QF at Shenzhen (l. to Peng); fell 1r at Australian Open (l. to Jovanovski).

FEBRUARY - Reached 3r at Doha (l. to Wickmayer); fell 1r at Acapulco (l. to Kanepi).

MARCH - Fell 1r at Indian Wells (l. to Goerges); reached 2r at Miami (l. to Dellacqua).

APRIL - Runner-up at Charleston (l. to Petkovic in final).
2013 - First Top 100 season; QF at Florianopolis; reached 2r five times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon); fell 1r eight times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying five times; made Top 100 debut on January 28 (after Australian Open; rose from No.115 to No.97); withdrew from Budapest and Bad Gastein w/thoracic spine injury.

2012 - QF at Washington DC; reached 3r once (Wimbledon) and 2r once; fell 1r twice and in qualifying seven times (incl. other three majors); won two doubles tiles on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Played first WTA main draw at Tashkent, falling 1r (as qualifier); won three singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit in Slovakia.

2008 - Played first event of career at ITF/Bratislava-SVK.
SINGLES
Finalist (1): 2014 - Charleston.

ADDITIONAL
Slovakian Fed Cup Team, 2011-14.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 5
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 3
Prize Money $155,580 $568,899
W/L - Singles 13 - 9 161 - 87
W/L - Doubles 2 - 2 42 - 26

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 21 1st Serve Return Points Won 39.1%
Double Faults 42 2nd Serve Return Points Won 55.9%
1st Serve 70.8% Break Points Opportunities 159
1st Serve Points Won 59.1% Break Points Converted 46.5%
2nd Serve Points Won 44.1% Return Games Played 184
Break Points Faced 153 Return Games Won 40.2%
Break Points Saved 51% Return Points Won 45.6%
Service Games Played 188 Total Points Won 50.2%
Service Games Won 60.1%
Service Points Won 54.7%

Grand Slam History

Singles

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

Doubles

W/L   2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN 1r - - - - - - -
1 / 1 WIMBLEDON 2r - - - - - - -
W/L   2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN 1r - - - - - - -
1 / 1 WIMBLEDON 2r - - - - - - -

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Jana Cepelova Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 31-Mar-2014 // $710,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 78 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win [W] Melanie Oudin (USA) 132 7-6 (2) 6-2
R32 Win [1] Serena Williams (USA) 1 6-4 6-4
R16 Win [13] Elena Vesnina (RUS) 34 7-6 (4) 3-6 6-3
Q Win [12] Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 32 6-2 6-1
S Win [Q] Belinda Bencic (SUI) 140 6-4 5-7 7-6 (7)
F Loss [14] Andrea Petkovic (GER) 40 7-5 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+305

Prize Money

$64,000

OSPREY

ITF // USA // 24-Mar-2014 // $50,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 3/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 165 0-6 6-4 7-5
R16 Win Estrella Cabeza Candela (ESP) 106 6-2 6-2
Q Win [L] Ilona Kremen (BLR) 235 6-1 6-3
S Loss [1] Marina Erakovic (NZL) 68 1-6 6-4 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+29

Prize Money

$2,216

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 18-Mar-2014 // $5,427,105 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 76 // Seed/Entry: /L

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Win Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) 113 3-6 6-4 6-3
Q-R32 Loss Kiki Bertens (NED) 147 6-4 6-4
R128 BYE
R64 Loss [W] Casey Dellacqua (AUS) 56 6-4 1-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+20

Prize Money

$14,945

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 05-Mar-2014 // $5,946,740 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 75 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Julia Goerges (GER) 86 6-1 2-6 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$11,000

ACAPULCO

WTA // MEXICO // 24-Feb-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [3] Kaia Kanepi (EST) 26 6-1 3-6 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,925

DOHA

WTA // QATAR // 10-Feb-2014 // $2,440,070 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 82 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 71 6-4 7-6 (5)
R32 Win [12] Samantha Stosur (AUS) 16 6-4 4-6 6-1
R16 Loss Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) 72 1-6 6-2 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+105

Prize Money

$25,135

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 13-Jan-2014 // $13,615,654 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 69 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [33] Bojana Jovanovski (SRB) 34 6-7 (1) 6-1 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$26,597

SHENZHEN

WTA // CHINA // 29-Dec-2013 // $500,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: 76 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Lyudmyla Kichenok (UKR) 198 4-6 6-3 6-1
R16 Win [Q] Anna-Lena Friedsam (GER) 122 6-4 6-1
Q Loss [5] Shuai Peng (CHN) 42 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+60

Prize Money

$8,934

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
52 25 203

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
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 R64 100
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R32 50
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R16 220
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2013 94 230
2012 107 266
2011 218 278
2010 508 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
07-Apr-2014 (51) 08-Jul-2013 (186)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
52 1074

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
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 R64 100
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R32 50
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R16 220
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
31/03/2014 CHARLESTON F 305
18/03/2014 MIAMI R32 20
05/03/2014 INDIAN WELLS R128 10
10/02/2014 DOHA R16 105
18/08/2013 NEW HAVEN Q - R32 8
12/08/2013 CINCINNATI R16 30
05/08/2013 TORONTO R16 30
17/06/2013 EASTBOURNE Q - Q 12
20/05/2013 BRUSSELS R16 60
19/03/2013 MIAMI R16 30
Date Tournament Round Points
06/03/2013 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
06/01/2013 SYDNEY Q - R16 12
15/10/2012 MOSCOW Q - R16 8
13/08/2012 CINCINNATI Q - R64 1
07/08/2012 MONTREAL Q 100

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
24/02/2014 ACAPULCO R32 1
29/12/2013 SHENZHEN Q 60
07/10/2013 LINZ Q - R32 1
29/07/2013 WASHINGTON, DC R16 30
10/06/2013 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
08/04/2013 KATOWICE R32 1
01/04/2013 MONTERREY R32 1
24/02/2013 FLORIANOPOLIS Q 70
17/02/2013 MEMPHIS S 10
08/10/2012 LINZ Q - Q 10
Date Tournament Round Points
17/09/2012 GUANGZHOU Q - R32 1
10/09/2012 TASHKENT R32 1
29/07/2012 WASHINGTON DC S 80
11/06/2012 BAD GASTEIN S 10
12/09/2011 TASHKENT S 16

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
09/02/2013 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
05/02/2011 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0

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