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Raquel Atawo

Raquel Atawo
  • 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 Atawo Biography

Mother is Nancy Kops; father is Lawrence Jones; sisters are Renee and Khristy ... Married Toby Atawo on July 18, 2015 (formerly Raquel Kops-Jones) ... Favorite shot is forehand; favorite surface is hard ... Started playing at age 8; 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 0 15
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 2
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 18
Prize Money $49,267 $1,648,875
W/L - Singles 0 - 0 144 - 136
W/L - Doubles 6 - 8 378 - 251
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
1267 9999 21
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
08-Oct-2007 (162) 02-Mar-2015 (10)
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2015 - Fell in WTA qualifying four times; won three WTA doubles titles; made doubles Top 10 debut on March 2 (rose from No.14 to No.10).

2014 - Fell in WTA qualifying four times; won two WTA doubles titles.

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 and 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 (15): 2015 - Doha, Nottingham, Linz (all w/Spears); 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 - Oeiras (w/Spears), Warsaw (w/Mattek-Sands); 2007 - Québec City (w/Fusano).
Finalist (7): 2015 - Sydney (w/Spears); 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 0 15
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 2
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 18
Prize Money $49,267 $1,648,875
W/L - Singles 0 - 0 144 - 136
W/L - Doubles 6 - 8 378 - 251

Grand Slam History

Doubles

W/L   2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
13 / 8 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r QF SF 2r 1r 3r 2r 2r
4 / 8 FRENCH OPEN - 1r 2r 1r 2r 1r 1r 1r
14 / 9 WIMBLEDON - SF 3r 3r QF 2r 1r 1r
8 / 10 US OPEN - 3r 1r 2r 3r 1r 1r 1r
W/L   2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
13 / 8 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - -
4 / 8 FRENCH OPEN 3r - - - - - -
14 / 9 WIMBLEDON 3r 1r - - - - -
8 / 10 US OPEN QF - - - 1r 1r -

Raquel Atawo Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
1267 9999 21

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
2015 1194 18
2014 812 12
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) 02-Mar-2015 (10)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
1267 3

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

Tour Championships

Date Tournament Round Points

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
21/09/2015 TOKYO Q - R32 1
23/08/2015 NEW HAVEN Q - R64 1
15/02/2015 DUBAI Q - R32 1
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
Date Tournament Round Points
25/09/2011 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC Q - R16 20
18/05/2009 WARSAW Q - R32 1
27/04/2009 STUTTGART Q - R32 1
15/02/2009 DUBAI Q - R16 20

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
08/06/2015 NOTTINGHAM Q - R32 1
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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