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Donna Vekic

Donna Vekic
  • Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • Date of Birth: 28 Jun 1996
  • Birthplace: Osijek, Croatia
  • Height: 5' 10" (1.79 m)
  • Weight: 141 lbs. (64 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro
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Donna Vekic Biography

Coached by David Felgate ... Father is Igor; mother is Brankica ... Favorite surface is hard ... Speaks Croatian, English and Italian ... Self-described as strong-willed, determined and extremely competitive.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 1 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 1
Prize Money $250,786 $540,319
W/L - Singles 13 - 11 98 - 46
W/L - Doubles 0 - 4 4 - 9
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Results

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 23-Jun-2014 // $18,575,979 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [21] Roberta Vinci (ITA) 21 6-4 4-6 6-4
R64 Loss [W] Vera Zvonareva (RUS) 566 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+70

Prize Money

$67,015
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
72 69 729
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
15-Jul-2013 (62) 07-Jul-2014 (729)
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JANUARY - Fell 1r at Shenzhen (l. to Zakopalova); fell 1r at Australian Open (l. to Hradecka); fell 1r at Pattaya City (l. to Lisicki).

FEBRUARY - Fell 1r at Florianopolis (l. to Zakopalova).

MARCH - Reached 2r at Indian Wells (l. to Cibulkova); reached 3r at Miami (l. to Kvitova).

APRIL - Reached 2r at Monterrey (l. to Ka.Pliskova); won first WTA title at Kuala Lumpur (d. Cibulkova in final).

MAY - Fell in Madrid qualifying; fell 1r at Roland Garros (l. to Glushko).

JUNE - Fell 1r at Birmingham (l. to Bencic).
2013 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.86); runner-up at Birmingham (l. to Hantuchova in final); QF at Baku; reached 2r five times (incl. Australian Open, US Open); fell 1r five times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying twice; won one singles title on ITF Circuit; made Top 100 debut on January 28 (after Australian Open; rose from No.111 to No.93); was youngest player in November 4 year-end Top 200.

2012 - Reached final in first WTA main draw at Tashkent (l. to Begu); youngest player to reach a WTA final in six years (at age 16 - youngest since Paszek won Portoroz title in September 2006 at age 15); fell in qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Croatia.
SINGLES
Winner (1): 2014 - Kuala Lumpur.
Finalist (2): 2013 - Birmingham; 2012 - Tashkent.

ADDITIONAL
Croatian Fed Cup Team, 2012-14.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 1 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 1
Prize Money $250,786 $540,319
W/L - Singles 13 - 11 98 - 46
W/L - Doubles 0 - 4 4 - 9

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 77 1st Serve Return Points Won 33.7%
Double Faults 71 2nd Serve Return Points Won 55.1%
1st Serve 54.6% Break Points Opportunities 151
1st Serve Points Won 66.3% Break Points Converted 43%
2nd Serve Points Won 45% Return Games Played 220
Break Points Faced 167 Return Games Won 29.5%
Break Points Saved 56.3% Return Points Won 41.2%
Service Games Played 216 Total Points Won 49.0%
Service Games Won 66.2%
Service Points Won 56.6%

Grand Slam History

Singles

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

Doubles

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

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Donna Vekic Results

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    Doubles

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 23-Jun-2014 // $18,575,979 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [21] Roberta Vinci (ITA) 21 6-4 4-6 6-4
R64 Loss [W] Vera Zvonareva (RUS) 566 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+70

Prize Money

$67,015

BIRMINGHAM

WTA // GREAT BRITAIN // 09-Jun-2014 // $710,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 63 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss Belinda Bencic (SUI) 77 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,200

FRENCH OPEN

Grand Slam // FRANCE // 25-May-2014 // $15,598,998 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Julia Glushko (ISR) 98 7-5 2-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$31,634

MADRID

WTA // SPAIN // 03-May-2014 // $4,236,425 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 69 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Alison Van Uytvanck (BEL) 92 1-6 6-2 6-4
Q-R16 Loss Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 101 7-5 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+20

Prize Money

$3,746

KUALA LUMPUR

WTA // MALAYSIA // 14-Apr-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 95 // Seed/Entry: 7/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Yung-Jan Chan (TPE) 299 3-6 6-4 6-1
R16 Win Kristyna Pliskova (CZE) 139 1-6 6-3 7-5
Q Win [4] Patricia Mayr-Achleitner (AUT) 81 6-4 7-5
S Win [2] Shuai Zhang (CHN) 45 1-6 6-3 6-4
F Win [1] Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 10 5-7 7-5 7-6 (4)

WTA Rankings PTS

+280

Prize Money

$43,000

MONTERREY

WTA // MEXICO // 31-Mar-2014 // $500,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 92 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [5] Garbine Muguruza (ESP) 41 7-6 (5) 7-6 (2)
R16 Loss Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 73 4-6 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$4,770

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 18-Mar-2014 // $5,427,105 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 94 // Seed/Entry: /Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Win Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) 119 6-3 7-5
Q-R32 Win [3] Johanna Larsson (SWE) 91 6-1 6-1
R128 Win [Q] Kimiko Date-Krumm (JPN) 93 7-6 (2) 6-2
R64 Win [28] Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 30 7-6 (5) 7-5
R32 Loss [8] Petra Kvitova (CZE) 8 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+95

Prize Money

$27,685

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 05-Mar-2014 // $5,946,740 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 103 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win [Q] Olivia Rogowska (AUS) 130 6-0 7-5
R64 Loss [12] Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 11 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+35

Prize Money

$16,000

FLORIANOPOLIS

WTA // BRAZIL // 23-Feb-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 105 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [3] Klara Koukalova (CZE) 32 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,100

PATTAYA CITY

WTA // THAILAND // 27-Jan-2014 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: 109 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [1] Sabine Lisicki (GER) 15 7-5 2-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,220

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

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

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [Q] Lucie Hradecka (CZE) 146 6-3 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$26,597

SHENZHEN

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

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [3] Klara Koukalova (CZE) 35 6-3 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$3,199

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
72 69 729

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R64 70
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
26/08/2013 US OPEN R64 100
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R128 5
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R32 50
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2013 86 -
2012 118 -
2011 392 1074
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
15-Jul-2013 (62) 07-Jul-2014 (729)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
72 755

Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R64 70
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
26/08/2013 US OPEN R64 100
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R128 5
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R32 50

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
09/06/2014 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
03/05/2014 MADRID Q - R16 20
18/03/2014 MIAMI R16 95
05/03/2014 INDIAN WELLS R64 35
12/08/2013 CINCINNATI Q - R64 1
04/05/2013 MADRID Q - R32 1
19/03/2013 MIAMI R16 80

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
14/04/2014 KUALA LUMPUR W 280
31/03/2014 MONTERREY R16 30
23/02/2014 FLORIANOPOLIS R32 1
27/01/2014 PATTAYA CITY R32 1
29/12/2013 SHENZHEN R32 1
14/10/2013 LUXEMBOURG R32 1
07/10/2013 LINZ R32 1
09/09/2013 TASHKENT R16 30
22/07/2013 BAKU Q 70
10/06/2013 BIRMINGHAM F 200
Date Tournament Round Points
01/04/2013 MONTERREY R16 30
25/02/2013 KUALA LUMPUR R32 1
10/09/2012 TASHKENT F 216
27/02/2012 KUALA LUMPUR Q - R32 1

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