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Raquel Kops-Jones

Raquel Kops-Jones
  • Residence: San Jose, CA, USA
  • Date of Birth: 08 Dec 1982
  • Birthplace: Fresno, CA, USA
  • Height: 5' 6" (1.68 m)
  • Weight: 140 lbs. (64 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (2004)

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Raquel Kops-Jones Biography

Mother is Nancy Kops; father is Lawrence Jones; sisters are Renee and Khristy ... Favorite shot is forehand; favorite surface is hard ... Started playing at age 8 when introduced by father ... Tennis idols growing up were Williams sisters ... Graduated from UC Berkeley in 2004 (majored in American Studies) ... Best tennis memory was winning first WTA doubles title at Québec City in 2007 ... Enjoys cooking, Skyping with friends and family, books, movies and music ... Favorite tournament is Wimbledon ... Goal is to win a Grand Slam title.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 2 12
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 2
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 18
Prize Money $343,241 $1,271,128
W/L - Singles 1 - 4 144 - 132
W/L - Doubles 38 - 19 339 - 219
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
829 798 11
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
08-Oct-2007 (162) 24-Jun-2013 (11)
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2013 - Fell in WTA qualifying twice; won two WTA doubles titles; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2012 - Fell in WTA qualifying four times; won four WTA doubles titles.

2011 - Fell in WTA qualifying three times; won one WTA doubles title.

2010 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Fell in WTA qualifying five times; won two WTA doubles titles; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Fell in WTA qualifying eight times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open); won one singles title and five doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2007 - Played first two WTA main draws, falling 1r at Birmingham and Guangzhou; fell in qualifying 10 times (incl. all four majors); won one WTA doubles title; won three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; won one singles title and six doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2005 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2002 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2001 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2000 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in USA.
DOUBLES
Winner (12): 2014 - Birmingham, Cincinnati (both w/Spears); 2013 - Stanford, Carlsbad (both w/Spears); 2012 - Carlsbad, Seoul, Tokyo [Pan Pacific], Osaka (all w/Spears); 2011 - Québec City (w/Spears); 2009 - Estoril (w/Spears), Warsaw (w/Mattek-Sands); 2007 - Québec City (w/Fusano).
Finalist (6): 2014 - Dubai (w/Spears); 2013 - Seoul (w/Spears); 2012 - Brisbane, Doha (both w/Spears); 2011 - Carlsbad (w/Spears); 2009 - Birmingham (w/Spears).

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 2 12
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 2
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 18
Prize Money $343,241 $1,271,128
W/L - Singles 1 - 4 144 - 132
W/L - Doubles 38 - 19 339 - 219

Grand Slam History

Doubles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
9 / 6 AUSTRALIAN OPEN SF 2r 1r 3r 2r 2r - -
4 / 7 FRENCH OPEN 2r 1r 2r 1r 1r 1r 3r -
10 / 8 WIMBLEDON 3r 3r QF 2r 1r 1r 3r 1r
6 / 9 US OPEN 1r 2r 3r 1r 1r 1r QF -
W/L   2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
9 / 6 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - -
4 / 7 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
10 / 8 WIMBLEDON - - - - - - -
6 / 9 US OPEN - - 1r 1r - - -

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Raquel Kops-Jones Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

TOKYO

WTA // JAPAN // 15-Sep-2014 // $1,000,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 762 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss [3] Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) 91 6-2 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,003

STANFORD

WTA // USA // 28-Jul-2014 // $710,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: 1055 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R16 Win [3] Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (CRO) 124 6-2 7-6 (8)
Q-Q Loss [5] Paula Kania (POL) 181 6-4 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+13

Prize Money

$3,025

BIRMINGHAM

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

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Eleni Daniilidou (GRE) 345 7-6 (5) 7-6 (4)

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$600

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 05-Jan-2014 // $710,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Loss Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) 109 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$635

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
829 798 11

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R128 2
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R32 25
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 15
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 15
29/08/2005 US OPEN Q - R128 2
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2012 1116 13
2011 716 37
2009 676 36
2008 275 55
2007 176 93
2006 261 152
2005 413 312
2004 559 677
2003 579 620
2001 905 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
08-Oct-2007 (162) 24-Jun-2013 (11)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
829 16

Rankings Breakdown

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    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R128 2
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R32 25
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 15
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 15
29/08/2005 US OPEN Q - R128 2

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
15/09/2014 TOKYO Q - R32 1
28/07/2014 STANFORD Q - Q 13
09/06/2014 BIRMINGHAM Q - R32 1
05/01/2014 SYDNEY Q - R64 1
22/07/2013 STANFORD Q - R32 1
09/07/2012 STANFORD Q - R16 1
13/02/2012 DOHA Q - R32 1
25/09/2011 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC Q - R16 20
18/05/2009 WARSAW Q - R32 1
27/04/2009 STUTTGART Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
15/02/2009 DUBAI Q - R16 20

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
16/09/2013 SEOUL Q - R16 6
17/09/2012 SEOUL Q - R32 1
11/06/2012 BIRMINGHAM Q - R32 1
12/09/2011 QUEBEC CITY Q - R16 6
06/06/2011 BIRMINGHAM Q - R32 1
22/02/2010 KUALA LUMPUR Q - R32 1
14/09/2009 QUEBEC CITY Q - R32 1
08/06/2009 BIRMINGHAM Q - R16 6

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
27/10/2008 QUEBEC CITY Q - R16 3
09/06/2008 BIRMINGHAM Q - R16 3
12/03/2008 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
25/02/2008 ACAPULCO Q - Q 3
18/02/2008 BOGOTA Q - R32 1
29/10/2007 QUEBEC CITY Q - R16 3
24/09/2007 GUANGZHOU S 4
17/09/2007 BEIJING Q - R16 5
06/08/2007 LOS ANGELES Q - R16 5
23/07/2007 STANFORD Q - Q 10
Date Tournament Round Points
11/06/2007 BIRMINGHAM Q 4
07/01/2007 HOBART Q - R32 1
31/12/2006 GOLD COAST Q - R32 1
07/08/2006 LOS ANGELES Q - R32 1

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  • Breaking Down The Doubles Field

    October 21, 2014
    The doubles draw is set. Who's playing who in the quarterfinals? What are the head-to-heads? What did the players say about the match-ups? All that and more right here!
  • Kops-Jones & Spears At Last

    October 13, 2014
    After years of knocking stubbornly on the door, Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears have finally been granted entry to tennis' most exclusive party.
  • Kops-Jones & Spears Going To Singapore

    September 25, 2014
    They were a win away from qualifying in 2012, but Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears have made 2014 their big year - the Americans are headed to Singapore.
  • Black & Garcia Shock Top Seeds

    September 25, 2014
    Cara Black and Caroline Garcia fought back to knock out top seeds Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci in Wuhan, while Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears also claimed a big win.
  • Abigail Spears' Other Big Talent

    August 20, 2014
    Abigail Spears has been piling up the WTA doubles titles with Raquel Kops-Jones - they just won their 10th - but Spears has another big talent. Want to see it?
  • Kops-Jones & Spears Win 10th Title

    August 17, 2014
    No stranger to success in US summer hardcourt events, Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears were victorious in the Western & Southern Open final.
  • Doubles Final Set In Cincinnati

    August 16, 2014
    With the Top 4 seeds out before the semis, the No.6 and No.7 seeds have stepped up and will battle it out for the Premier-level Western & Southern Open doubles crown on Sunday.
  • Kops-Jones & Spears Win Opener

    August 11, 2014
    Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears' successful US summer hardcourt season continued with a comfortable first round doubles victory in Cincinnati.
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  • WTA Finals Gallery: SportCares In Singapore

    October 18, 2014
    Simona Halep and Eugenie Bouchard were among a group of WTA stars taking time out for a kids clinic for Singapore SportCares, a local organization with a simple but powerful mission.
  • Cincy Gallery: More Glory For Serena

    August 17, 2014
    It was celebration time after Serena Williams picked up her first Western & Southern Open title with a defeat of Ana Ivanovic.
  • Stanford Gallery: #SELFIE

    July 31, 2014
    From WTA Rising Stars taking selfies with their idols to former No.1s passing their knowledge down to other future tennis stars, it's all been going down in Stanford.
  • Stanford Gallery: Off-Court Magic

    July 30, 2014
    From children's books to Kids Day and the welcome party, the WTA stars have been making some magic at the Bank Of The West Classic. See 20 of the best pics here.
  • Birmingham Gallery: The Best Of Finals Day

    June 15, 2014
    Ana Ivanovic put in a classic performance en route to her first WTA grass court title at the Aegon Classic.
  • Dubai Gallery: Family Affair

    February 22, 2014
    Serena Williams was in the stands as Venus Williams took on her conqueror from the day before, Alizé Cornet. Check out all the best pics from the singles and doubles finals in Dubai right here!
  • Dubai Gallery: Penguins & Camels

    February 20, 2014
    All Access Hour, Ski Dubai, camel rides, tennis clinics, Oriflame makeovers - the stars of the WTA are having a lot of fun off the court at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. See the pics here!
  • Gallery: Doubles Moments Down Under

    January 19, 2014
    Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci aimed to keep their title defense alive, while other pairings merely sought to survive the heat during the first week of Australian Open doubles action.
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