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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 ... 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 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 $13,347 $952,003
W/L - Singles 4 - 2 196 - 131
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 53 - 41
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Results

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 18-Jan-2016 // $14,835,728 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 140 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win Veronica Cepede Royg (PAR) 130 6-2 6-4
Q-R64 Loss [15] Sachia Vickery (USA) 128 6-4 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+20

Prize Money

$6,760
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
135 168 228
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
12-May-2014 (50) 18-May-2015 (158)
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2015 - QF at Bastad; reached 2r three times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r six times and in qualifying six times (incl. Roland Garros and US Open); struggled w/illness in first two months of season (withdrew from Australian Open, Acapulco and Monterrey).

2014 - Near-Top 50 season (finishing No.53); runner-up at Charleston (l. to Petkovic in final); SF at Bastad (l. to Scheepers); QF twice at Shenzhen and Hong Kong; reached 3r once and 2r five times (incl. US Open); fell 1r nine times (incl. other three majors) and in qualifying three times; made Top 50 debut on May 12 (rose from No.52 to No.50).

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/back 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 $13,347 $952,003
W/L - Singles 4 - 2 196 - 131
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 53 - 41

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
1 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - 1r 2r - - - - -
1 / 2 FRENCH OPEN - 1r 2r - - - - -
4 / 4 WIMBLEDON 2r 1r 2r 3r - - - -
1 / 2 US OPEN - 2r 1r - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
1 / 2 FRENCH OPEN - 2r 1r - - - - -
1 / 3 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r 2r - - - - -
0 / 1 US OPEN - 1r - - - - - -

Jana Cepelova Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 18-Jan-2016 // $14,835,728 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 140 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Win Veronica Cepede Royg (PAR) 130 6-2 6-4
Q-R64 Loss [15] Sachia Vickery (USA) 128 6-4 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+20

Prize Money

$6,760

BRISBANE

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 03-Jan-2016 // $885,500 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 147 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Shahar Peer (ISR) 176 6-1 6-1
Q-R16 Win Kristina Kucova (SVK) 146 6-2 6-3
Q-Q Win [2] Margarita Gasparyan (RUS) 61 6-1 6-4
R32 Loss Samantha Stosur (AUS) 27 6-4 3-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+25

Prize Money

$6,587

Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
135 168 228

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 20
31/08/2015 US OPEN Q - R64 20
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON R64 70
24/05/2015 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 20
25/08/2014 US OPEN R64 70
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R128 10
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
26/08/2013 US OPEN R128 5
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R64 100
Date Tournament Round Points
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
2015 143 182
2014 53 256
2013 94 230
2012 107 266
2011 218 278
2010 508 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
12-May-2014 (50) 18-May-2015 (158)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
135 424

Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 20
31/08/2015 US OPEN Q - R64 20
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON R64 70
24/05/2015 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 20
25/08/2014 US OPEN R64 70
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R128 10
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
26/08/2013 US OPEN R128 5
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R64 100
Date Tournament Round Points
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
03/01/2016 BRISBANE S 25
17/08/2015 CINCINNATI Q - R32 20
15/06/2015 BIRMINGHAM Q - R32 1
06/04/2015 CHARLESTON R32 30
24/03/2015 MIAMI R128 10
11/03/2015 INDIAN WELLS R128 10
17/08/2014 NEW HAVEN Q - R32 13
12/05/2014 ROME Q - R32 1
03/05/2014 MADRID Q - R16 20
31/03/2014 CHARLESTON F 305
Date Tournament Round Points
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
06/03/2013 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
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
19/10/2015 LUXEMBOURG S 18
12/10/2015 LINZ Q - R16 10
28/09/2015 TASHKENT R16 30
13/07/2015 BASTAD Q 60
08/06/2015 NOTTINGHAM Q - R32 1
27/04/2015 PRAGUE R32 1
11/01/2015 HOBART R32 1
05/01/2015 AUCKLAND R32 1
13/10/2014 LUXEMBOURG R16 30
06/10/2014 LINZ R16 30
Date Tournament Round Points
15/09/2014 GUANGZHOU R32 1
08/09/2014 HONG KONG Q 60
21/07/2014 BAKU R16 30
14/07/2014 BASTAD S 110
07/07/2014 BAD GASTEIN R32 1
15/06/2014 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
18/05/2014 NÜRNBERG R32 1
24/02/2014 ACAPULCO R32 1
29/12/2013 SHENZHEN Q 60
07/10/2013 LINZ Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
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
17/09/2012 GUANGZHOU Q - R32 1
10/09/2012 TASHKENT R32 1
29/07/2012 WASHINGTON DC S 80
Date Tournament Round Points
11/06/2012 BAD GASTEIN S 10
12/09/2011 TASHKENT S 16

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
19/04/2014 FED CUP WEEK 2 - PLAYOFFS R2 0
09/02/2013 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
05/02/2011 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0

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