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Venus Williams

Venus Williams
  • Residence: Palm Beach Gardens, FL, USA
  • Date of Birth: 17 Jun 1980
  • Birthplace: Lynwood, CA, USA
  • Height: 6' 1" (1.85 m)
  • Weight: 160 lbs. (72.5 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (October 31, 1994)
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Venus Williams Biography

Coached by father Richard Williams and mother Oracene Price ... Sisters are Serena, Isha (lawyer, singer), Lyndrea (actress, singer, stylist, computer science major) and Yetunde (deceased September 14, 2003); is a Jehovah's Witness, along with sisters and mother ... Full name is Venus Ebony Starr Williams ... After being diagnosed with Sjögren's Syndrome in 2011, adopted a vegan/raw foods diet to help decrease inflammation in her body and reduce energy-sapping symptoms of the disease (is a self-described "cheagan") ... Interior design company is V Starr Interiors (www.vstarrinteriors.com) ... Clothing line is EleVen (www.elevenbyvenus.com) ... Has written several books, most recently "Come To Win" in 2010 ... Favorite tennis players growing up included Pete Sampras, Boris Becker and Monica Seles; favorite players now include Serena Williams, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Gael Monfils and Bernard Tomic ... Loves karaoke (favorite songs to sing are 6 Underground by the Sneaker Pimps, Stupid Girl by Garbage, Call Me by Blondie, Gold Dust Woman by Fleetwood Mac, Tom Sawyer by Rush and Barracuda by Heart) ... Favorite books include "I Am Number Four" by Pittacus Lore, the Fablehaven series by Brandon Mull, the Harry Potter series by JK Rowling, comic books (especially DC) and the Bible ... Favorite cities are Palm Beach Gardens, Rome, Hong Kong and Paris ... Favorite designers are Ralph Lauren, Armani, Matthew Williamson and Dolce & Gabbana ... Also enjoys art, Asian antiques, dancing, writing poetry, sewing, studying new subjects, getting the mail and receiving packages, being at home and playing the guitar.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 1 46
WTA Doubles Titles 0 21
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 0
Prize Money $391,773 $30,595,369
W/L - Singles 15 - 3 685 - 183
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 174 - 30
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Results

DOHA

WTA // QATAR // 23-Feb-2015 // $731,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 17 // Seed/Entry: 7/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Casey Dellacqua (AUS) 34 3-6 6-2 6-1
R16 Win Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (CZE) 22 7-5 3-6 7-6 (5)
Q Win [4] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 8 6-4 1-6 6-3
S Loss [W] Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 48 2-6 6-2 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+185

Prize Money

$35,465
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
17 6 129
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
25-Feb-2002 (1) 07-Jun-2010 (1)
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2014 - Thirteenth Top 20 season (and first since 2010 - finished No.19); won 45th WTA title at Dubai (d. Cornet in final); runner-up three times at Auckland (l. to Ivanovic), Montréal (l. to A.Radwanska) and Québec City (l. to Lucic-Baroni); QF at Stanford (l. to Petkovic); reached 4r once, 3r four times (incl. Wimbledon and US Open) and 2r three times (incl. Roland Garros and Doha - l. to Kvitova 62 26 76(7); held mp at 7-6 in third set tie-break); fell 1r three times (incl. Australian Open and Wuhan - l. to Garcia 64 46 76(6); held 1mp at 5-3 third set); struggled with illness throughout season (withdrew from Kuala Lumpur and Madrid and prior to 3r match at Beijing).

2013 - Another Top 50 season (finishing No.49); SF three times at Florianopolis (l. to Puchkova), Charleston (l. to S.Williams) and Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (l. to Kvitova); reached 3r twice (incl. Australian Open) and 2r three times (incl. US Open); fell 1r three times (incl. Roland Garros); struggled w/low back injury throughout season (withdrew from Paris [Indoors], prior to Miami 3r match and from Madrid, Wimbledon and Bastad).

2012 - Strong comeback season from illness (was No.134 in first event played but finished No.24); did not play until mid-March due to illness (withdrew from Auckland, Australian Open and Kuala Lumpur); QF or better in five of 10 events played after return, best results being 44th WTA title at Luxembourg (d. Niculescu in final), SF at Cincinnati (l. to Li) and QF three times at Miami, Charleston and Rome; reached 3r once (Olympics), 2r three times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open) and fell 1r once (Wimbledon); also won 13th Grand Slam doubles title at Wimbledon and third Olympic doubles gold medal (both w/S.Williams); withdrew from Beijing w/back injury.

2011 - First non-Top 100 finish since 1996 after injury and illness-marred season (finishing No.103); started at No.5 but injury problems began at Australian Open (ret. vs. Petkovic in 3r w/hip injury - first retirement ever at a Grand Slam); withdrew from Dubai w/hip injury and from Miami, Madrid, Rome, Brussels and Roland Garros w/abdominal injury; returned in June and went 5-2 during grass court season, reaching QF at Eastbourne (l. to Hantuchova) and 4r at Wimbledon (l. to Pironkova); withdrew from Toronto and Cincinnati w/illness and those problems continued at US Open (d. Dolonts in 1r but withdrew prior to 2r match vs. Lisicki w/Sjögren's Syndrome); missed rest of season w/Sjögren's Syndrome (withdrew from Tokyo [Pan Pacific] and Beijing).

2010 - Sixth Top 5 season (finishing No.5); won two WTA titles at Dubai (d. Azarenka in final) and Acapulco (d. Hercog in final); runner-up twice at Miami (l. to Clijsters in final) and Madrid (l. to Rezai in final); SF once (US Open); QF three times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon); reached 4r once (Roland Garros); won three WTA doubles titles (all w/S.Williams - incl. 11th and 12th Grand Slam doubles titles at Australian Open and Wimbledon); rose to No.1 in doubles on June 7 (co-No.1s in doubles w/S.Williams; they were third pair ever to simultaneously occupy Top 2 spots in both singles and doubles, after Hingis/Novotna and Hingis/Davenport); struggled with knee injury throughout season (withdrew from Stuttgart, Cincinnati, Montréal, Beijing and WTA Finals).

2009 - Another Top 10 season (finishing No.6); won two WTA titles at Dubai (d. Razzano in final) and Acapulco (d. Pennetta in final); runner-up three times at Wimbledon (l. to S.Williams in final), Stanford (l. to Bartoli in final) and WTA Finals (l. to S.Williams in final); SF twice; reached 4r once (US Open), 3r three times (incl. Roland Garros) and 2r five times (incl. Australian Open - l. to Suárez Navarro 26 63 75; led 5-2 third set w/mp at 5-4); won four WTA doubles titles (all w/S.Williams - incl. eighth, ninth and 10th Grand Slam doubles titles at Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open).

2008 - Another Top 10 season (finishing No.6); won three WTA titles at Wimbledon (seventh Grand Slam title; d. S.Williams in final), Zürich (d. Pennetta in final) and WTA Finals (d. Zvonareva in final); SF twice (incl. Bangalore - l. to S.Williams 63 36 76(4); held mp at 6-5 third set); QF five times (incl. Australian Open, Olympics and US Open); reached 3r twice (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r twice; won two WTA doubles titles (both w/S.Williams - incl. seventh Grand Slam doubles title at Wimbledon, Olympics).

2007 - Another Top 10 season (finishing No.8); won three WTA titles at Memphis (d. Peer in final), Wimbledon (sixth Grand Slam title; d. Bartoli in final; lowest-ranked and lowest-seeded player to win Wimbledon, ranked No.31 and seeded No.16) and Seoul (d. Kirilenko in final); runner-up once (Tokyo [Japan Open] - l. to Razzano 46 76(7) 64 in final; held 3mp at 6-3 in tie-break); SF three times (incl. US Open); QF three times (incl. San Diego - l. to Chakvetadze 67(5) 76(3) 62; held mp at 76(5) 53); reached 3r twice (incl. Roland Garros) and 2r once; withdrew from Australian Open w/left wrist injury and from WTA Finals w/illness.

2006 - Injury-marred season resulting in lowest finish in 10 years (finished No.48); fell 1r at Australian Open (l. to Pironkova) then missed three months w/right elbow and wrist injuries (withdrew from Antwerp, Dubai, Miami and Charleston); went 12-4 in clay and grass court seasons (QF at Warsaw, SF at Rome, QF at Roland Garros, 3r at Wimbledon) then missed another three months w/left wrist injury (withdrew from San Diego, Los Angeles, Montréal and US Open); reached 2r at only other event played at Luxembourg (l. to A.Radwanska) then missed rest of season w/left wrist injury (withdrew from Stuttgart and Moscow).

2005 - Another Top 10 season (finishing No.10); won two WTA titles at Istanbul (d. Vaidisova in final) and Wimbledon (fifth Grand Slam title; d. Davenport in final; saved mp down 5-4 third set in longest final ever there - 2h45m); runner-up twice at Antwerp (l. to Mauresmo in final) and Stanford (l. to Clijsters in final); SF once; QF three times (incl. US Open); reached 4r once (Australian Open) and 3r twice (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r once; struggled with illness during summer (withdrew from Stockholm and Toronto) and left knee injury in fall (withdrew prior to Beijing QF and missed Guangzhou, Filderstadt, Moscow, Zürich and Philadelphia).

2004 - Another Top 10 season (finishing No.9); won two WTA titles at Charleston (d. Martínez in final) and Warsaw (d. Kuznetsova in final); runner-up twice at Berlin (withdrew prior to final vs. Mauresmo w/left ankle sprain) and Stanford (l. to Davenport in final); SF once; QF seven times (incl. Roland Garros); reached 4r once (US Open), 3r twice (Australian Open, Olympics) and 2r once (Wimbledon).

2003 - Near-Top 10 season (finishing No.11); won one WTA title at Antwerp (d. Clijsters in final); runner-up three times at Australian Open (l. to S.Williams in final - fourth straight Grand Slam final together), Warsaw (ret. vs. Mauresmo in final w/abdominal injury) and Wimbledon (l. to S.Williams in final); reached 4r twice (incl. Roland Garros); abdominal injury from Warsaw caused withdrawals from Berlin and Rome, and after reaggravating it in Wimbledon SF missed rest of season (incl. withdrawing from US Open and WTA Finals); won one WTA doubles title earlier in season (w/S.Williams - sixth Grand Slam doubles title at Australian Open).

2002 - Best season to date (finishing No.2); won seven WTA titles at Gold Coast (d. Henin in final), Paris [Indoors] (received w/o from Dokic in final), Antwerp (d. Henin in final), Amelia Island (d. Henin in final), Stanford (d. Clijsters in final), San Diego (d. Dokic in final) and New Haven (d. Davenport in final); runner-up four times at Hamburg (l. to Clijsters in final), Roland Garros (l. to S.Williams in final), Wimbledon (l. to S.Williams in final) and US Open (l. to S.Williams in final); SF three times (incl. WTA Finals); QF once (Australian Open); reached 2r once; reached No.1 for first time on February 25 (held No.1 for 11 weeks, going back and forth with Capriati until S.Williams took over on July 8); on June 10 were first siblings ever to be Top 2 at same time (V.Williams No.1, S.Williams No.2); won one WTA doubles title (w/S.Williams - fifth Grand Slam doubles title at Wimbledon).

2001 - Another Top 3 season (finishing No.3); won six WTA titles at Miami (d. Capriati in final; saved 8mp), Hamburg (d. Shaughnessy in final), Wimbledon (third Grand Slam title; d. Henin in final), San Diego (d. Seles in final), New Haven (d. Davenport in final) and US Open (fourth Grand Slam title; d. S.Williams in final - first time sisters played each other in a Grand Slam final since Watson sisters at 1884 Wimbledon); SF three times (incl. Australian Open); QF once; reached 3r once; fell 1r once (Roland Garros); reached No.2 for first time on April 2 (after Miami); won one WTA doubles title (w/S.Williams - fourth Grand Slam doubles title at Australian Open); withdrew from WTA Finals w/left wrist injury.

2000 - Another Top 3 season (finishing No.3); missed first four months of season w/tendonitis in both wrists (incl. withdrawing from Australian Open); struggled upon return, going 6-3 in three clay court events with best run being QF at Roland Garros (l. to Sánchez-Vicario); but then went on 35-match, six-tournament winning streak, winning first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon (d. Davenport in final), Stanford (d. Davenport in final), San Diego (d. Seles in final), New Haven (d. Seles in final), second Grand Slam title at US Open (d. Davenport in final) and Olympics (d. Dementieva in final); winning streak snapped in only post-Olympics event, finishing runner-up at Linz (l. to Davenport in final); streak remains longest of millenium; withdrew from WTA Finals w/anemia; won two WTA doubles titles (both w/S.Williams - incl. third Grand Slam doubles title at Wimbledon, Olympics).

1999 - First Top 3 season (finishing No.3); won six WTA titles at Oklahoma City (d. Coetzer in final), Miami (d. S.Williams in final - first sisters ever to meet in a WTA final), Hamburg (d. Pierce in final), Rome (d. Pierce in final), New Haven (d. Davenport in final) and Zürich (d. Hingis in final); runner-up four times at Hannover (l. to Novotna in final), Stanford (l. to Davenport in final), San Diego (l. to Hingis in final) and Grand Slam Cup (l. to S.Williams in final); SF three times (incl. US Open and WTA Finals); QF three times (incl. Australian Open and Wimbledon); reached 4r once (Roland Garros - l. to Schwartz 26 76(7) 63; held 3mp at 62 54) and 2r once; reached No.4 in the world for first time on July 5 (after Wimbledon) and No.3 in the world for first time on August 30 (after New Haven); S.Williams won Paris [Indoors] while V.Williams won Oklahoma City, making them first sisters to win WTA titles in same week; and with S.Williams reaching Top 10 on April 5, first sisters to be ranked inside Top 10 at same time since April 22, 1991 (Manuela Maleeva-Fragnière and Katerina Maleeva); won three WTA doubles titles (all w/S.Williams - incl. first two Grand Slam doubles titles at Roland Garros, US Open).

1998 - First Top 5 season (finishing No.5); won three WTA titles at Oklahoma City (d. Kruger in final), Miami (d. Kournikova in final) and Grand Slam Cup (d. Schnyder in final); runner-up four times at Sydney (l. to Sánchez-Vicario in final), Rome (l. to Hingis in final) Stanford (l. to Davenport in final) and Zürich (l. to Davenport in final); SF three times (incl. US Open); QF four times (incl. other three majors); reached 2r twice; made Top 20 debut on January 19 (after Sydney; rose from No.21 to No.16), Top 10 debut on March 30 (after Miami; rose from No.11 to No.10) and Top 5 debut on July 27 (rose from No.6 to No.5); won first two WTA doubles titles (both w/S.Williams - third pair of sisters to win a WTA doubles title together); won first two Grand Slam mixed doubles titles at Australian Open and Roland Garros (both w/Gimelstob); S.Williams won Wimbledon and US Open (both w/Mirnyi) for a family mixed doubles Grand Slam; withdrew from WTA Finals w/left knee injury.

1997 - Breakthrough first full season on tour (finishing No.22); reached first Grand Slam final at US Open (l. to Hingis - final between 16-year-old Hingis and 17-year-old V.Williams was youngest Grand Slam final in Open Era); QF three times; reached 3r once and 2r five times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r three times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying once; made Top 100 debut on April 14 (after Amelia Island; rose from No.102 to No.86) and Top 50 debut on September 8 (after US Open; rose from No.66 to No.27).

1996 - Reached 3r once; fell 1r four times.

1995 - QF at Oakland; fell 1r twice.

1994 - Made professional debut at Oakland, reaching 2r (as unranked WC, l. to World No.2 Sánchez-Vicario 26 63 60; led 62 31); was only event of season.
SINGLES
Winner: (46): 2015 - Auckland; 2014 - Dubai; 2012 - Luxembourg; 2010 - Dubai, Acapulco; 2009 - Dubai, Acapulco; 2008 - Wimbledon, Zürich, WTA Finals; 2007 - Memphis, Wimbledon, Seoul; 2005 - Istanbul, Wimbledon; 2004 - Charleston, Warsaw; 2003 - Antwerp; 2002 - Gold Coast, Paris [Indoors], Antwerp, Amelia Island, Stanford, San Diego, New Haven; 2001 - Miami, Hamburg, Wimbledon, San Diego, New Haven, US Open; 2000 - Wimbledon, Stanford, San Diego, New Haven, US Open, Olympics; 1999 - Oklahoma City, Miami, Hamburg, Rome, New Haven, Zürich; 1998 - Oklahoma City, Miami, Grand Slam Cup.
Finalist (30): 2014 - Auckland, Montréal, Québec City; 2010 - Miami, Madrid; 2009 - Wimbledon, Stanford, WTA Finals; 2007 - Tokyo [Japan Open]; 2005 - Antwerp, Stanford; 2004 - Berlin, Stanford; 2003 - Australian Open, Warsaw, Wimbledon; 2002 - Hamburg, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open; 2000 - Linz; 1999 - Hannover, Stanford, San Diego, Grand Slam Cup; 1998 - Sydney, Rome, Stanford, Zürich; 1997 - US Open.

DOUBLES
Winner: (21): 2012 - Wimbledon, Olympics (both w/S.Williams); 2010 - Australian Open, Madrid, Roland Garros (all w/S.Williams); 2009 - Australian Open, Wimbledon, Stanford, US Open (all w/S.Williams); 2008 - Wimbledon, Olympics (both w/S.Williams); 2003 - Australian Open (w/S.Williams); 2002 - Wimbledon (w/S.Williams); 2001 - Australian Open (w/S.Williams); 2000 - Wimbledon, Olympics (both w/S.Williams); 1999 - Hannover, Roland Garros, US Open (all w/S.Williams); 1998 - Oklahoma City, Zürich (both w/S.Williams).
Finalist (1): 1999 - San Diego (w/S.Williams).

MIXED DOUBLES
Winner (2): 1998 - Australian Open, Roland Garros (both w/Gimelstob).
Finalist (1): 2006 - Wimbledon (w/B.Bryan).

ADDITIONAL
American Fed Cup Team, 1999, 2003-05, 2007, 2012-13, 2015; American Olympic Team, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 1 46
WTA Doubles Titles 0 21
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 0
Prize Money $391,773 $30,595,369
W/L - Singles 15 - 3 685 - 183
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 174 - 30

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 78 1st Serve Return Points Won 39.6%
Double Faults 36 2nd Serve Return Points Won 62.1%
1st Serve 57.1% Break Points Opportunities 173
1st Serve Points Won 70.5% Break Points Converted 43.4%
2nd Serve Points Won 47.3% Return Games Played 171
Break Points Faced 104 Return Games Won 43.9%
Break Points Saved 54.8% Return Points Won 48.1%
Service Games Played 175 Total Points Won 54.1%
Service Games Won 73.1%
Service Points Won 60.5%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
45 / 15 AUSTRALIAN OPEN QF 1r 3r - 3r QF 2r QF
42 / 17 FRENCH OPEN - 2r 1r 2r - 4r 3r 3r
73 / 12 WIMBLEDON - 3r - 1r 4r QF F W
65 / 14 US OPEN - 3r 2r 2r 2r SF 4r QF
W/L   2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
45 / 15 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - 1r 4r 3r F QF SF
42 / 17 FRENCH OPEN 3r QF 3r QF 4r F 1r
73 / 12 WIMBLEDON W 3r W 2r F F W
65 / 14 US OPEN SF - QF 4r - F W
W/L   2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994
45 / 15 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - QF QF - - - -
42 / 17 FRENCH OPEN QF 4r QF 2r - - -
73 / 12 WIMBLEDON W QF QF 1r - - -
65 / 14 US OPEN W SF SF F - - -

Doubles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
36 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - QF - - W W QF -
14 / 2 FRENCH OPEN - 1r - - W 3r - -
39 / 6 WIMBLEDON 2r - W - QF W W 2r
27 / 6 US OPEN QF SF 3r - - W - -
W/L   2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
36 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - W - W -
14 / 2 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
39 / 6 WIMBLEDON - - - 3r W 3r W
27 / 6 US OPEN - - - - - 3r SF
W/L   1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993
36 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN SF 3r - - - - -
14 / 2 FRENCH OPEN W - - - - - -
39 / 6 WIMBLEDON - 1r - - - - -
27 / 6 US OPEN W - 1r - - - -

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Venus Williams Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

DOHA

WTA // QATAR // 23-Feb-2015 // $731,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 17 // Seed/Entry: 7/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Casey Dellacqua (AUS) 34 3-6 6-2 6-1
R16 Win Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (CZE) 22 7-5 3-6 7-6 (5)
Q Win [4] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 8 6-4 1-6 6-3
S Loss [W] Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 48 2-6 6-2 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+185

Prize Money

$35,465

DUBAI

WTA // UNITED ARAB EMIRATES // 15-Feb-2015 // $2,513,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 11 // Seed/Entry: 8/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 BYE
R32 Win Belinda Bencic (SUI) 37 6-1 6-2
R16 Loss [11] Lucie Safarova (CZE) 15 6-4 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+105

Prize Money

$26,000

FED CUP WEEK 1

Fed Cup // ARGENTINA // 07-Feb-2015 // $0 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 8M/0Q/2D // Rank: 11 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R1 Win Paula Ormaechea (ARG) 121 6-3 6-2
R1 Win María Irigoyen (ARG) 197 6-1 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$0

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 19-Jan-2015 // $15,561,973 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 18 // Seed/Entry: 18/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win María-Teresa Torró-Flor (ESP) 89 6-2 6-2
R64 Win Lauren Davis (USA) 53 6-2 6-3
R32 Win Camila Giorgi (ITA) 33 4-6 7-6 (3) 6-1
R16 Win [6] Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 6 6-3 2-6 6-1
Q Loss Madison Keys (USA) 35 6-3 4-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+430

Prize Money

$287,308

AUCKLAND

WTA // NEW ZEALAND // 05-Jan-2015 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 19 // Seed/Entry: 3/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Jana Cepelova (SVK) 57 6-1 6-0
R16 Win Kurumi Nara (JPN) 45 6-4 6-1
Q Win Elena Vesnina (RUS) 64 6-2 6-4
S Win Lauren Davis (USA) 54 6-0 6-3
F Win [1] Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) 8 2-6 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+280

Prize Money

$43,000

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
17 6 129

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 430
25/08/2014 US OPEN R32 130
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R32 130
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
26/08/2013 US OPEN R64 100
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 160
27/08/2012 US OPEN R64 100
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R64 100
29/08/2011 US OPEN R64 100
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R16 280
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 160
30/08/2010 US OPEN S 900
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON Q 500
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R16 280
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 500
31/08/2009 US OPEN R16 280
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON F 1400
Date Tournament Round Points
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN R32 160
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q 250
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON W 1000
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R32 90
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 250
27/08/2007 US OPEN S 450
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON W 1000
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R32 90
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON R32 62
Date Tournament Round Points
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN Q 174
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
29/08/2005 US OPEN Q 334
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON W 1170
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN R32 90
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 166
30/08/2004 US OPEN R16 154
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON R64 40
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN Q 274
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 84
Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON F 806
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN R16 136
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN F 702
26/08/2002 US OPEN F 732
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON F 618
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN F 616
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 274
27/08/2001 US OPEN W 956
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON W 906
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN S 400
28/08/2000 US OPEN W 1056
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON W 1098
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN Q 228
30/08/1999 US OPEN S 358
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON Q 228
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN R16 158
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 196
28/09/1998 MUNICH - GRAND SLAM CUP W 0
31/08/1998 US OPEN S 442
Date Tournament Round Points
22/06/1998 WIMBLEDON Q 204
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN Q 234
19/01/1998 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 216
25/08/1997 US OPEN F 550
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON R128 2
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN R64 41
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2014 19 133
2013 49 63
2012 24 31
2011 103 -
2010 5 11
2009 6 3
2008 6 23
2007 8 -
2006 48 -
2005 10 -
2004 9 -
2003 11 -
2002 2 -
2001 3 54
2000 3 54
1999 3 10
1998 5 36
1997 22 121
1996 216 0
1995 204 0
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
25-Feb-2002 (1) 07-Jun-2010 (1)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
17 2550

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 430
25/08/2014 US OPEN R32 130
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R32 130
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R64 70
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
26/08/2013 US OPEN R64 100
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 160
27/08/2012 US OPEN R64 100
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R64 100
29/08/2011 US OPEN R64 100
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R16 280
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 160
30/08/2010 US OPEN S 900
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON Q 500
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R16 280
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 500
31/08/2009 US OPEN R16 280
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON F 1400
Date Tournament Round Points
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN R32 160
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 100
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q 250
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON W 1000
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R32 90
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 250
27/08/2007 US OPEN S 450
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON W 1000
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R32 90
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON R32 62
Date Tournament Round Points
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN Q 174
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
29/08/2005 US OPEN Q 334
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON W 1170
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN R32 90
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 166
30/08/2004 US OPEN R16 154
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON R64 40
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN Q 274
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 84
Date Tournament Round Points
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON F 806
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN R16 136
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN F 702
26/08/2002 US OPEN F 732
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON F 618
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN F 616
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 274
27/08/2001 US OPEN W 956
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON W 906
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN S 400
28/08/2000 US OPEN W 1056
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON W 1098
29/05/2000 FRENCH OPEN Q 228
30/08/1999 US OPEN S 358
21/06/1999 WIMBLEDON Q 228
24/05/1999 FRENCH OPEN R16 158
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 196
28/09/1998 MUNICH - GRAND SLAM CUP W 0
31/08/1998 US OPEN S 442
Date Tournament Round Points
22/06/1998 WIMBLEDON Q 204
25/05/1998 FRENCH OPEN Q 234
19/01/1998 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q 216
25/08/1997 US OPEN F 550
23/06/1997 WIMBLEDON R128 2
26/05/1997 FRENCH OPEN R64 41

Tour Championships

Date Tournament Round Points
27/10/2009 TOUR CHAMPIONSHIPS F 730
04/11/2008 TOUR CHAMPIONSHIPS W 0
06/11/2002 TOUR CHAMPIONSHIPS S 296
15/11/1999 CHASE CHAMPIONSHIPS S 253

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
15/02/2015 DUBAI R16 105
27/09/2014 BEIJING R16 120
21/09/2014 WUHAN R64 1
11/08/2014 CINCINNATI R64 1
04/08/2014 MONTRÉAL F 585
28/07/2014 STANFORD Q 100
12/05/2014 ROME R32 60
31/03/2014 CHARLESTON R16 55
18/03/2014 MIAMI R16 120
17/02/2014 DUBAI W 470
Date Tournament Round Points
10/02/2014 DOHA R32 60
28/09/2013 BEIJING R32 5
22/09/2013 TOKYO S 395
12/08/2013 CINCINNATI R32 70
05/08/2013 TORONTO R64 1
13/05/2013 ROME R64 1
01/04/2013 CHARLESTON S 200
19/03/2013 MIAMI R32 80
13/08/2012 CINCINNATI S 395
14/05/2012 ROME Q 225
Date Tournament Round Points
05/05/2012 MADRID R32 80
02/04/2012 CHARLESTON Q 120
20/03/2012 MIAMI Q 250
13/06/2011 EASTBOURNE Q 120
08/05/2010 MADRID F 700
02/05/2010 ROME Q 225
23/03/2010 MIAMI F 700
14/02/2010 DUBAI W 900
03/10/2009 BEIJING R32 80
27/09/2009 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
17/08/2009 TORONTO R32 1
10/08/2009 CINCINNATI R16 110
27/07/2009 STANFORD F 320
09/05/2009 MADRID R32 5
03/05/2009 ROME S 350
13/04/2009 CHARLESTON R16 60
25/03/2009 MIAMI S 450
15/02/2009 DUBAI W 800

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
05/01/2015 AUCKLAND W 280
08/09/2014 QUÉBEC CITY F 180
30/12/2013 AUCKLAND F 180
24/02/2013 FLORIANOPOLIS S 130
15/10/2012 LUXEMBOURG W 280
22/02/2010 ACAPULCO W 280
23/02/2009 ACAPULCO W 280

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
07/02/2015 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
20/04/2013 FED CUP WEEK 2 - PLAYOFFS R2 0
14/07/2007 FED CUP WEEK 2 R2 0
21/04/2007 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
09/07/2005 FED CUP WEEK 2 R2 0
23/04/2005 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
24/04/2004 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
26/04/2003 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
13/10/2008 ZURICH W 275
06/10/2008 MOSCOW R32 1
29/09/2008 STUTTGART S 140
12/05/2008 ROME Q 110
26/03/2008 MIAMI Q 125
03/03/2008 BANGALORE S 125
24/02/2008 MEMPHIS R32 1
18/02/2008 DOHA R16 65
08/10/2007 BANGKOK S 65
01/10/2007 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN F 100
Date Tournament Round Points
24/09/2007 SEOUL W 115
30/07/2007 SAN DIEGO Q 110
21/05/2007 ISTANBUL R16 20
30/04/2007 WARSAW Q 70
09/04/2007 CHARLESTON S 195
02/04/2007 AMELIA ISLAND Q 70
21/03/2007 MIAMI R32 45
18/02/2007 MEMPHIS W 140
25/09/2006 LUXEMBOURG R16 25
15/05/2006 ROME S 135
Date Tournament Round Points
01/05/2006 WARSAW Q 49
19/09/2005 BEIJING Q 57
25/07/2005 STANFORD F 203
16/05/2005 ISTANBUL W 144
11/04/2005 CHARLESTON R16 50
04/04/2005 AMELIA ISLAND Q 65
23/03/2005 MIAMI S 241
28/02/2005 DUBAI R32 1
14/02/2005 ANTWERP F 192
01/11/2004 PHILADELPHIA Q 68
Date Tournament Round Points
17/10/2004 ZURICH Q 100
11/10/2004 MOSCOW Q 87
19/07/2004 LOS ANGELES S 125
12/07/2004 STANFORD F 187
03/05/2004 BERLIN F 286
26/04/2004 WARSAW W 311
12/04/2004 CHARLESTON W 374
24/03/2004 MIAMI Q 122
23/02/2004 DUBAI Q 64
03/02/2004 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q 85
Date Tournament Round Points
28/04/2003 WARSAW F 183
19/03/2003 MIAMI R16 57
10/02/2003 ANTWERP W 327
30/09/2002 MOSCOW R16 1
18/08/2002 NEW HAVEN W 296
29/07/2002 SAN DIEGO W 389
22/07/2002 STANFORD W 291
29/04/2002 HAMBURG F 230
08/04/2002 AMELIA ISLAND W 284
20/03/2002 MIAMI S 212
Date Tournament Round Points
18/02/2002 DUBAI S 102
11/02/2002 ANTWERP W 320
05/02/2002 PARIS W 281
30/12/2001 GOLD COAST W 198
19/08/2001 NEW HAVEN W 407
30/07/2001 SAN DIEGO W 359
23/07/2001 STANFORD Q 60
07/05/2001 BERLIN R16 40
30/04/2001 HAMBURG W 268
21/03/2001 MIAMI W 443
Date Tournament Round Points
07/03/2001 INDIAN WELLS S 174
12/02/2001 NICE S 113
16/10/2000 LINZ F 205
21/08/2000 NEW HAVEN W 316
31/07/2000 SAN DIEGO W 343
24/07/2000 STANFORD W 331
15/05/2000 ROME R16 59
01/05/2000 HAMBURG Q 58
08/11/1999 PHILADELPHIA S 125
11/10/1999 ZURICH W 469
Date Tournament Round Points
27/09/1999 MUNICH - GRAND SLAM CUP F 0
23/08/1999 NEW HAVEN W 345
02/08/1999 SAN DIEGO F 298
26/07/1999 STANFORD F 226
03/05/1999 ROME W 483
26/04/1999 HAMBURG W 336
05/04/1999 AMELIA ISLAND R32 1
15/03/1999 MIAMI W 426
22/02/1999 OKLAHOMA CITY W 197
15/02/1999 HANNOVER F 206
Date Tournament Round Points
11/01/1999 SYDNEY Q 73
19/10/1998 MOSCOW S 136
12/10/1998 ZURICH F 275
05/10/1998 FILDERSTADT R16 49
03/08/1998 SAN DIEGO Q 60
27/07/1998 STANFORD F 208
15/06/1998 EASTBOURNE R16 1
04/05/1998 ROME F 282
16/03/1998 MIAMI W 424
09/03/1998 INDIAN WELLS S 190
Date Tournament Round Points
23/02/1998 OKLAHOMA CITY W 240
12/01/1998 SYDNEY F 301
10/11/1997 PHILADELPHIA R32 1
27/10/1997 MOSCOW Q 90
13/10/1997 ZURICH S 121
06/10/1997 FILDERSTADT Q - R32 1
11/08/1997 TORONTO R64 1
04/08/1997 LOS ANGELES R16 34
28/07/1997 SAN DIEGO S 59
16/06/1997 EASTBOURNE S 62
Date Tournament Round Points
07/04/1997 AMELIA ISLAND Q 27
17/03/1997 MIAMI R32 37
03/03/1997 INDIAN WELLS Q 147
04/11/1996 OAKLAND R32 1
19/08/1996 SAN DIEGO S 25
12/08/1996 LOS ANGELES R16 43
08/04/1996 AMELIA ISLAND R64 1
11/03/1996 INDIAN WELLS Q 13
30/10/1995 OAKLAND Q 70
14/08/1995 TORONTO R64 13
Date Tournament Round Points
07/08/1995 LOS ANGELES R64 9
31/10/1994 OAKLAND R16 35

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