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Katie O'Brien

Katie O'Brien
  • Residence: London, England
  • Date of Birth: 02 May 1986
  • Birthplace: Beverley, England
  • Height: 5' 6" (1.67 m)
  • Weight: 139 lbs. (63 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro

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Katie O'Brien Biography

Currently without a coach ... Father is Phil (quantity surveyor, originally from Ireland); mother is Jill (part-time nursery school teacher); sister is Holly (solicitor); brother is James (doctor); has two dogs, Bertie and Geroge (Cavalier King Charles Spaniels) ... Baseliner; favorite surface is hard ... Began playing tennis at age 6, following brother and sister into the sport ... Is pursuing a Business Studies degree with the Open University ... Enjoys shopping, music, crosswords, all sports; favorite soccer team is Hull City ... Favorite TV shows are Gavin & Stacey, Mistresses ... Favorite bands are Coldplay, Snow Patrol, U2, The Killers, Bon Jovi, The Parlotones ... Favorite actor is Hugh Grant ... Favorite book is A Thousand Splendid Sons by Khaled Hosseini ... Favorite food is sushi ... Favorite cities to visit are London, Vancouver ... Favorite tournament is Portoroz ... Idols growing up were Steffi Graf and Monica Seles; also had a dog called Safin (named after Marat) ... Self-described as ambitious, hard-working, stubborn and having a very British sense of humor.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 2
Prize Money $0 $525,141
W/L - Singles - - - 283 - 231
W/L - Doubles - - - 101 - 119
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Results

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 20-Jun-2011 // $10,141,303 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Kimiko Date-Krumm (JPN) 57 6-0 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+5

Prize Money

$18,400
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
01-Feb-2010 (84) 08-Oct-2007 (174)
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JANUARY - Fell in Auckland and Australian Open qualifying.

FEBRUARY - Fell in Memphis qualifying.

MARCH - Played on ITF Circuit.

APRIL - Played on ITF Circuit.

MAY - Played on ITF Circuit.

JUNE - Fell in Eastbourne qualifying.
2000 - Played first event of career at ITF/Hull-GBR.

2001 - Did not play.

2002 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Played first WTA main draw at Wimbledon, falling 1r (as WC).

2005 - Fell 1r once (Wimbledon) and in qualifying three times; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Fell 1r three times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying once (US Open); won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2007 - QF at Tashkent; reached 2r twice (incl. Wimbledon); fell in qualifying eight times (incl. other three majors).

2008 - Reached 2r twice; fell 1r six times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying 10 times (incl. other three majors).

2009 - First Top 100 season; reached 2r once; fell 1r eight times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying three times (incl. US Open); made Top 100 debut on September 28 (rose from No.103 to No.98); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Reached 2r twice (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r six times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying seven times (incl. US Open).
SINGLES
Winner: 2009 - ITF/Sutton-GBR, ITF/Jersey-GBR; 2006 - ITF/Nottingham 2-GBR; 2005 - ITF/Hull-GBR.

DOUBLES
Winner: 2006 - ITF/Madrid 2-ESP (w/Cirstea), ITF/Jersey 2-GBR (w/Ruutel).

ADDITIONAL
British Fed Cup Team, 2005, 2008.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 2
Prize Money $0 $525,141
W/L - Singles - - - 283 - 231
W/L - Doubles - - - 101 - 119

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
1 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - 2r 1r - - - - -
0 / 2 FRENCH OPEN - 1r 1r - - - - -
1 / 8 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r 1r 1r 2r 1r 1r 1r

Doubles

W/L   2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
0 / 5 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r 1r - 1r 1r - -

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Katie O'Brien Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

WIMBLEDON

Grand Slam // GREAT BRITAIN // 20-Jun-2011 // $10,141,303 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Kimiko Date-Krumm (JPN) 57 6-0 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+5

Prize Money

$18,400

EASTBOURNE

WTA // GREAT BRITAIN // 13-Jun-2011 // $618,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 218 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Alison Riske (USA) 118 6-2 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$700

NOTTINGHAM 2

ITF // GREAT BRITAIN // 06-Jun-2011 // $100,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 216 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Renata Voracova (CZE) 127 2-6 6-4 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$868

NOTTINGHAM

ITF // GREAT BRITAIN // 30-May-2011 // $75,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 0 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Stefanie Voegele (SUI) 0 7-6 (5) 7-6 (6)
R16 Loss [2] Romina Oprandi (SUI) 0 6-4 3-6 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+16

Prize Money

$1,116

KURUME

ITF // JAPAN // 09-May-2011 // $50,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 6/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Rika Fujiwara (JPN) 289 6-4 0-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$475

FUKUOKA

ITF // JAPAN // 02-May-2011 // $50,000 // Carpet (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 8/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Ye-Ra Lee (KOR) 288 6-3 6-4
R16 Loss [Q] Erika Takao (JPN) 316 7-6 (1) 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$760

GIFU

ITF // JAPAN // 25-Apr-2011 // $50,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 221 // Seed/Entry: 7/Q

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Yuko Adachi (JPN) - 6-1 6-0
R16 Win Ryoko Fuda (JPN) 287 7-6 (3) 3-6 6-2
Q Loss Sachie Ishizu (JPN) 299 6-0 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+18

Prize Money

$1,235

JOHANNESBURG

ITF // SOUTH AFRICA // 11-Apr-2011 // $100,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 220 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Noppawan Lertcheewakarn (THA) 165 6-4 6-7 (3) 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$887

BATH 2

ITF // GREAT BRITAIN // 21-Mar-2011 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [Q] Claire Feuerstein (FRA) 272 6-1 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$294

SYDNEY

ITF // AUSTRALIA // 28-Feb-2011 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 217 // Seed/Entry: 2/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Erika Takao (JPN) 353 6-3 5-7 6-4
R16 Loss Yurika Sema (JPN) 370 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+8

Prize Money

$490

MILDURA

ITF // AUSTRALIA // 21-Feb-2011 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 2/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Karen Filippou (AUS) 637 6-3 6-3
R16 Win Yurika Sema (JPN) 338 6-3 6-1
Q Win [6] Rika Fujiwara (JPN) 306 2-6 6-2 6-1
S Win Isabella Holland (AUS) 335 6-1 6-1
F Loss Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) 364 6-1 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+34

Prize Money

$1,666

MEMPHIS

WTA // USA // 13-Feb-2011 // $220,000 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: 223 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R16 Win [W] Caroline Price (USA) - 1-6 6-2 6-0
Q-Q Loss Alexa Glatch (USA) 288 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+6

Prize Money

$850

MIDLAND

ITF // USA // 07-Feb-2011 // $100,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 228 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Irina Falconi (USA) 156 7-5 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$887

SUTTON

ITF // GREAT BRITAIN // 31-Jan-2011 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 228 // Seed/Entry: 3/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Ksenia Lykina (RUS) 385 7-5 6-2
R16 Loss Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) 372 6-3 1-6 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+8

Prize Money

$490

GRENOBLE

ITF // FRANCE // 24-Jan-2011 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 7/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Audrey Bergot (FRA) 0 6-4 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$294

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 17-Jan-2011 // $10,366,780 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 173 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Loss [16] Mandy Minella (LUX) 135 3-6 7-5 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$2,785

AUCKLAND

WTA // NEW ZEALAND // 03-Jan-2011 // $220,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 179 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win [W] Emily Fanning (NZL) - 6-2 6-2
Q-R16 Win [4] Junri Namigata (JPN) 112 7-5 6-3
Q-Q Loss Noppawan Lertcheewakarn (THA) 187 6-0 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$860

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R128 5
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
30/08/2010 US OPEN Q - R32 50
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R128 5
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
31/08/2009 US OPEN Q - R64 40
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R128 5
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN R32 50
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 60
Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R64 15
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 15
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 25
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R128 2
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R64 60
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 15
28/08/2006 US OPEN Q - R128 2
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON R128 2
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2011 357 530
2010 180 311
2009 88 376
2008 154 353
2007 134 191
2006 193 181
2005 263 358
2004 401 607
2003 742 534
2002 693 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
01-Feb-2010 (84) 08-Oct-2007 (174)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R128 5
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
30/08/2010 US OPEN Q - R32 50
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R128 5
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
31/08/2009 US OPEN Q - R64 40
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R128 5
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN R32 50
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 60
Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R64 15
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 15
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 25
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R128 2
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R64 60
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 15
28/08/2006 US OPEN Q - R128 2
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON R128 2

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
13/06/2011 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
22/08/2010 NEW HAVEN Q - R32 1
16/08/2010 MONTREAL Q - R64 1
14/06/2010 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
23/03/2010 MIAMI Q - R32 20
10/01/2010 SYDNEY Q - R64 1
15/06/2009 EASTBOURNE Q - R16 8
13/04/2009 CHARLESTON R64 1

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
13/02/2011 MEMPHIS Q - Q 6
03/01/2011 AUCKLAND Q - Q 10
20/09/2010 TASHKENT R32 1
13/09/2010 GUANGZHOU R32 1
07/06/2010 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
26/04/2010 FES R16 30
14/02/2010 MEMPHIS R32 1
04/01/2010 AUCKLAND Q - R32 1
12/10/2009 OSAKA R16 30
14/09/2009 QUEBEC CITY R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
20/07/2009 PORTOROZ R32 1
13/07/2009 PRAGUE R32 1
08/06/2009 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
05/01/2009 AUCKLAND Q - R32 1

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
20/10/2008 LINZ Q - R32 1
29/09/2008 TASHKENT R32 1
11/08/2008 CINCINNATI Q - R16 1
28/07/2008 MONTREAL Q - R32 10
21/07/2008 PORTOROZ R16 15
07/07/2008 PALERMO R32 1
16/06/2008 EASTBOURNE R32 1
09/06/2008 BIRMINGHAM R32 10
12/05/2008 ROME Q - R64 1
28/04/2008 FES R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
12/03/2008 INDIAN WELLS Q - R32 10
03/03/2008 BANGALORE R32 1
25/02/2008 DUBAI Q - R64 1
18/02/2008 DOHA Q - R32 1
02/10/2007 TASHKENT Q 30
17/09/2007 PORTOROZ Q - Q 3
13/08/2007 TORONTO Q - R64 1
06/08/2007 LOS ANGELES Q - R32 1
18/06/2007 EASTBOURNE S 50
11/06/2007 BIRMINGHAM Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
01/01/2007 AUCKLAND Q - R32 1
19/06/2006 EASTBOURNE R32 1
12/06/2006 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
26/09/2005 LUXEMBOURG Q - R16 5
13/06/2005 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
06/06/2005 BIRMINGHAM Q - R32 1

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