Tímea Babos

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Tímea Babos
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Babos in 2018
Country (sports) Hungary
ResidenceSopron
Born (1993-05-10) 10 May 1993 (age 26)
Sopron
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro2011
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachMichael Joyce
Prize money$6,408,136
Official websitebabostimea.hu
Singles
Career record308–233 (56.9%)
Career titles3 WTA, 1 WTA 125K, 12 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 25 (19 September 2016)
Current rankingNo. 131 (5 August 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2016, 2018, 2019)
French Open2R (2016)
Wimbledon2R (2012, 2015, 2016)
US Open3R (2016)
Doubles
Career record314–140 (69.2%)
Career titles21 WTA, 1 WTA 125K, 9 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 1 (16 July 2018)
Current rankingNo. 2 (10 June 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenW (2018)
French OpenW (2019)
WimbledonF (2014, 2016)
US OpenF (2018)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsW (2017, 2018)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenF (2018)
French OpenSF (2014)
WimbledonF (2015)
US OpenQF (2017)
Team competitions
Fed Cup20–9
Last updated on: 29 June 2019.

Tímea Babos (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈtiːmɛɒ ˈbɒboʃ]; born 10 May 1993) is a Hungarian professional tennis player.

Babos, who was born in Sopron, has won three singles and 21 doubles titles on the WTA Tour, one singles and one doubles WTA 125K series title, as well as 12 singles and nine doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. In September 2016, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 25, and in July 2018, she reached No. 1 in the doubles rankings, becoming the first Hungarian player to reach the top of the WTA rankings in either singles or doubles.

An accomplished junior player, Babos's greatest success has come in doubles, winning the 2018 Australian Open and 2019 French Open and having reached the women's doubles final of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships and 2018 US Open with Kristina Mladenovic of France and the 2016 Wimbledon Championships with Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan, and the mixed doubles final of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships with Alexander Peya of Austria and the 2018 Australian Open with Rohan Bopanna of India. Her nickname on tour is 'Babosdook', given to her by doubles partner Kristina Mladenovic as she is a big fan of horror films. The nickname is believed to be a reference to the film The Babadook.

Career[edit]

2010[edit]

At the Australian Open she competed in the girls singles junior event. Babos was the 1st seed. In the first round, she beat Australian Ashling Sumner. In the second round, she defeated Sandra Zaniewska. In the third round, she beat Anna Arina Marenko. Then she faced Kristýna Plíšková and lost in three sets. Babos also competed in the girls' doubles event and also was seeded 1st along with Gabriela Dabrowski. In the final, they lost to Jana Čepelová and Chantal Škamlová.[1]

Tímea Babos in action during the 2009 US Open girls' junior event

In May, Babos won the French Open girls' doubles event with Sloane Stephens.[2] The duo didn't lose a set in the entire tournament.[2] In the final, they beat Lara Arruabarrena and María Teresa Torró Flor of Spain.[2]

Babos and Stephens won the Wimbledon Championships, beating Elina Svitolina and Irina Khromacheva in the final.[3]

Two days after winning this title, she participated her first WTA event in Budapest, losing to 3rd seed Timea Bacsinszky in the first round.

In her last junior tournament, the US Open, she lost in the second round in singles, but won doubles with Stephens, becoming the first junior doubles team to win Roland Garros, Wimbledon, and the US Open in the same year.

2011[edit]

Babos continued to mainly participate on the ITF Women's Circuit. She started the year at her second WTA tournament in Monterrey via wildcard, but lost in the first round of qualifying to 138th ranked Aleksandra Wozniak. She then suffered early round exits at her next five ITF tournaments, not getting past the second round of any of them. Babos broke the streak by winning her sixth ITF title at a $25,000 tournament in Astana, Kazakhstan. She defeated Diana Isaeva, Tamara Čurović, eighth seeded Ekaterina Yashina, third seeded Veronika Kapshay, and finally, second seeded Tadeja Majerič, all in straight sets. Despite her success, her ranking fell from 261 to 301.

Babos used the tournament as a springboard for the rest of the year, as her results improved dramatically afterwards compared to the beginning of her season. She reached the semi-finals of another $25,000 tournament in Kristinehamn, falling to second seeded Alexandra Cadanțu in three sets, before winning her seventh ITF title and second of the year at a $25,000 tournament in Stuttgart as the 7th seed. It was not as easy as Astana, but she won after being pushed to three sets in three matches, including the final. Babos then continued to her home country at the Budapest Grand Prix where she won her first WTA tour main draw match. She defeated Anna Remondina before falling to eventual champion and top-seeded Roberta Vinci in three close sets. Following Budapest, she broke into the top 200 for the first time, jumping from 231st to 177th. She then proceeded to end her clay-court season with a semi-final appearance in A Coruña.

She continued her hard court season where she hit her second bad streak of the year, reaching only one quarterfinal in eight tournaments. She entered a $50,000 tournament in Saguenay, Quebec, ranked 181st. There she won her biggest title to date as the 3rd seed. Her first three matches were all in straight sets, before defeating top-seeded Mirjana Lučić, and finally, struggling to a win over fifth seeded American Julia Boserup. Babos then reached the semi-finals in a $50,000 tournament in Toronto and a $25,000 tournament in Bratislava. She ended the season with her ninth ITF title in a $25,000 tournament in Helsinki, winning the tournament without dropping a set. Babos finished the year with a 41–19 record, ranked 153rd, having won four ITF tournaments.

In doubles, Babos accumulated similar success in doubles with different partners. She won a $25,000 tournament in Irapuato, Mexico, with Johanna Konta, a $25,000 tournament in Bath, Somerset, with Anne Kremer, a $25,000 tournament in A Coruña with Victoria Larrière, and a $50,000 tournament in Saguenay, Quebec. She also reached the final of four other ITF tournaments. Babos finished the year with a 34–13 record, ranked 161st, and winning four tournaments from eight final appearances.

2012[edit]

Babos began the season at an ITF tournament in Quanzhou, China. She reached the final of the $50,000 event just to fall short against 1st seeded Kimiko Date-Krumm in straight sets. She entered the qualifiers of the Australian Open as the 21st seed two weeks later, where after a first round win over Margalita Chakhnashvili she fell to Irena Pavlovic of France.

Her next tournament was the Copa Sony Ericsson Colsanitas in Bogotá. With only one WTA main-draw win under her belt before the event, she caused some surprise to reach the semi-finals without dropping a single set where she was beaten by Alexandra Panova, who finished runner-up of the tournament.[4]

Babos surpassed this achievement in the following week by winning her first WTA title at the Monterrey Open. Babos knocked out, among others, 2nd seed Sara Errani and 3rd seed Sorana Cîrstea en route to the final, where she met Alexandra Cadanțu. Babos continued to play on the level she showed throughout the tournament and won the clash without facing a single break point during the match.[4] Following this success, Babos rose from No. 107 to No. 68 in the following week's WTA rankings to make her top-100 debut.[5]

At the US Open, Babos was upset in the first round by British qualifier Johanna Konta in straight sets.[6]

2013[edit]

Babos' start of the season was marked by early exits in her tournaments, including the Australian Open, where she lost to Kristina Mladenovic in the first round. She reached the second round at the Qatar Open and the Copa Colsanitas (losing to Sara Errani and Mandy Minella, respectively) and the quarterfinals at the Brasil Tennis Cup, losing there to eventual champion Monica Niculescu. At the latter, she had already fallen from the top 100.

After losing in the first round of Indian Wells to Johanna Larsson, Babos played in Monterrey, where she was the defending champion. She beat local wildcard Ana Sofía Sánchez before beating 4th seed Ana Ivanovic in three sets. She then lost to Niculescu, but managed to win the doubles title alongside Kimiko Date, beating Tamarine Tanasugarn and Eva Birnerová in the finals. After entering the Morocco Open (where she partnered Mandy Minella in the doubles and beat Petra Martić and Kristina Mladenovic to win the title) as a qualifier and winning an ITF $50,000 in Johannesburg, Babos suffered another sequence of early-round exits (except at the Budapest Open, where she reached the quarterfinals), including losses at the three remaining Grand Slams. Her last tournament was a $50,000 in Toronto, where she lost the final to Victoria Duval. Babos ended the year ranked No. 88 in the singles rankings and No. 45 in the doubles, after winning two other titles at a 125k tournament in Suzhou (partnering Michaëlla Krajicek) and in Tashkent (partnering Yaroslava Shvedova).

2018[edit]

Babos recorded her second top-10 win over 10th seed CoCo Vandeweghe in the first round of the Australian Open.[7] After losing in the second round of singles to Carla Suarez Navarro, Babos partnered Kristina Mladenovic to win the women's doubles crown, defeating 2nd seeds Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina in the final.[8] She also reached the mixed doubles final alongside Rohan Bopanna, where they lost in three sets.

In February, Babos won Taiwan Open, defeating Kateryna Kozlova in the final.[9] She also reached final in Monterrey, where she lost to Garbiñe Muguruza.[10]

Babos and Mladenovic reached final in Madrid, where they lost to Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina.[11] At French Open Babos and Mladenovic lost in quarterfinals to Eri Hozumi and Makoto Ninomiya.[12]

Babos and Mladenovic won doubles at 2018 Birmingham Classic, defeating Elise Mertens and Demi Schuurs in the final. At Wimbledon Babos and Mladenovic reached quarterfinals, where they lost to Alicja Rosolska and Abigail Spears.[13] After Wimbledon Babos became No. 1 in doubles rankings for the first time.[14]

2019[edit]

Tímea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic were the defending champions at 2019 Australian Open. They lost in the final to Samantha Stosur and Zhang Shuai[15] Babos and Mladenovic made the final of the 2019 French Open. [16]

Significant finals[edit]

Grand Slam tournaments[edit]

Doubles: 6 (2 titles, 4 runner–ups)[edit]

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2014 Wimbledon Grass France Kristina Mladenovic Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
1–6, 3–6
Loss 2016 Wimbledon Grass Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova United States Serena Williams
United States Venus Williams
3–6, 4–6
Win 2018 Australian Open Hard France Kristina Mladenovic Russia Ekaterina Makarova
Russia Elena Vesnina
6–4, 6–3
Loss 2018 US Open Hard France Kristina Mladenovic Australia Ashleigh Barty
United States CoCo Vandeweghe
6–3, 6–7(2–7), 6–7(6–8)
Loss 2019 Australian Open Hard France Kristina Mladenovic Australia Samantha Stosur
China Zhang Shuai
3–6, 4–6
Win 2019 French Open Clay France Kristina Mladenovic China Duan Yingying
China Zheng Saisai
6–2, 6–3

Mixed doubles: 2 (2 runner–ups)[edit]

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2015 Wimbledon Grass Austria Alexander Peya India Leander Paes
Switzerland Martina Hingis
1–6, 1–6
Loss 2018 Australian Open Hard India Rohan Bopanna Canada Gabriela Dabrowski
Croatia Mate Pavić
6–2, 4–6, [9–11]

WTA Finals[edit]

Doubles: 2 (2 titles)[edit]

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 2017 Singapore Hard (i) Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková Netherlands Kiki Bertens
Sweden Johanna Larsson
4–6, 6–4, [10–5]
Win 2018 Singapore Hard (i) France Kristina Mladenovic Czech Republic Barbora Krejčíková
Czech Republic Kateřina Siniaková
6–4, 7–5

Premier Mandatory/Premier-5 tournaments[edit]

Doubles: 7 (2 titles, 5 runner–ups)[edit]

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2014 Cincinnati Hard France Kristina Mladenovic United States Raquel Kops-Jones
United States Abigail Spears
1–6, 0–2 ret.
Win 2015 Dubai Hard France Kristina Mladenovic Spain Garbiñe Muguruza
Spain Carla Suárez Navarro
6–3, 6–2
Win 2015 Rome Clay France Kristina Mladenovic Switzerland Martina Hingis
India Sania Mirza
6–4, 6–3
Loss 2016 Miami Hard Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová
3–6, 4–6
Loss 2017 Madrid Clay Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan
Switzerland Martina Hingis
4–6, 3–6
Loss 2017 Beijing Hard Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan
Switzerland Martina Hingis
1–6, 4–6
Loss 2018 Madrid Clay France Kristina Mladenovic Russia Ekaterina Makarova
Russia Elena Vesnina
6–2, 4–6, [8–10]

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 8 (3 titles, 5 runner-ups)[edit]

Legend
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (3–5)
Finals by surface
Hard (3–3)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Feb 2012 Monterrey Open, Mexico International Hard Romania Alexandra Cadanțu 6–4, 6–4
Loss 1–1 May 2015 Morocco Open, Marrakesh International Clay Ukraine Elina Svitolina 5–7, 6–7(3–7)
Loss 1–2 Aug 2016 Brasil Tennis Cup, Florianopolis International Hard Romania Irina-Camelia Begu 6–2, 4–6, 3–6
Win 2–2 Feb 2017 Hungarian Ladies Open, Budapest International Hard (i) Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová 6–7(4–7), 6–4, 6–3
Loss 2–3 Sep 2017 Tournoi de Quebec, Canada International Carpet (i) Belgium Alison Van Uytvanck 7–5, 4–6, 1–6
Loss 2–4 Sep 2017 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan International Hard Ukraine Kateryna Bondarenko 4–6, 4–6
Win 3–4 Feb 2018 Taiwan Open, Taipei International Hard (i) Ukraine Kateryna Kozlova 7–5, 6–1
Loss 3–5 Apr 2018 Monterrey Open, Mexico International Hard Spain Garbiñe Muguruza 6–3, 4–6, 3–6

Doubles: 34 (21 titles, 13 runner-ups)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (2–4)
WTA Tour Championships (2–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (2–5)
Premier (4–1)
International (11–3)
Finals by surface
Hard (11–9)
Clay (7–2)
Grass (2–2)
Carpet (1–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Jun 2012 Birmingham Classic, United Kingdom International Grass Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei United States Liezel Huber
United States Lisa Raymond
7–5, 6–7(2–7), [10–8]
Loss 1–1 Jan 2013 Hobart International, Australia International Hard Luxembourg Mandy Minella Spain Garbiñe Muguruza
Spain María Teresa Torró Flor
3–6, 6–7(5–7)
Win 2–1 Feb 2013 Copa Colsanitas, Bogota International Clay Luxembourg Mandy Minella Czech Republic Eva Birnerová
Russia Alexandra Panova
6–4, 6–3
Win 3–1 Apr 2013 Monterrey Open, Mexico International Hard Japan Kimiko Date-Krumm Czech Republic Eva Birnerová
Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn
6–1, 6–4
Win 4–1 Apr 2013 Morocco Open, Marrakesh International Clay Luxembourg Mandy Minella Croatia Petra Martić
France Kristina Mladenovic
6–3, 6–1
Win 5–1 Sep 2013 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan International Hard Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova Luxembourg Mandy Minella
Belarus Olga Govortsova
6–3, 6–3
Win 6–1 Jan 2014 Sydney International, Australia Premier Hard Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
7–5, 3–6, [10–7]
Loss 6–2 Feb 2014 Open GDF Suez, Paris Premier Hard (i) France Kristina Mladenovic Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Czech Republic Květa Peschke
7–6(9–7), 4–6, [5–10]
Loss 6–3 Apr 2014 Monterrey Open, Mexico International Hard Belarus Olga Govortsova Croatia Darija Jurak
United States Megan Moulton-Levy
6–7(5–7), 6–3, [9–11]
Win 7–3 Apr 2014 Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur International Hard Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan
China Zheng Saisai
6–3, 6–4
Loss 7–4 Jul 2014 Wimbledon, London Grand Slam Grass France Kristina Mladenovic Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
1–6, 3–6
Loss 7–5 Aug 2014 Cincinnati Open, United States Premier 5 Hard France Kristina Mladenovic United States Raquel Kops-Jones
United States Abigail Spears
1–6, 0–2 ret.
Win 8–5 Feb 2015 Dubai Tennis Championships, UAE Premier 5 Hard France Kristina Mladenovic Spain Garbiñe Muguruza
Spain Carla Suárez Navarro
6–3, 6–2
Win 9–5 May 2015 Morocco Open, Marrakesh (2) International Clay France Kristina Mladenovic Germany Laura Siegemund
Ukraine Maryna Zanevska
6–1, 7–6(7–5)
Win 10–5 May 2015 Italian Open, Rome Premier 5 Clay France Kristina Mladenovic Switzerland Martina Hingis
India Sania Mirza
6–4, 6–3
Loss 10–6 Mar 2016 Miami Open, United States Premier M Hard Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Czech Republic Lucie Šafářová
3–6, 4–6
Loss 10–7 Jul 2016 Wimbledon, London Grand Slam Grass Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova United States Serena Williams
United States Venus Williams
3–6, 4–6
Loss 10–8 Aug 2016 Brasil Tennis Cup, Florianopolis International Hard Hungary Réka Luca Jani Ukraine Lyudmyla Kichenok
Ukraine Nadiia Kichenok
3–6, 1–6
Win 11–8 Jan 2017 Sydney International, Australia (2) Premier Hard Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova India Sania Mirza
Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
6–4, 6–4
Win 12–8 May 2017 Morocco Open, Rabat (3) International Clay Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková Serbia Nina Stojanović
Belgium Maryna Zanevska
2–6, 6–3, [10–5]
Loss 12–9 May 2017 Madrid Open, Spain Premier M Clay Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan
Switzerland Martina Hingis
4–6, 3–6
Win 13–9 Sep 2017 Tournoi de Quebec, Canada International Carpet (i) Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková Canada Bianca Andreescu
Canada Carson Branstine
6–3, 6–1
Win 14–9 Sep 2017 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan (2) International Hard Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková Japan Nao Hibino
Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova
7–5, 6–4
Loss 14–10 Oct 2017 China Open, Beijing Premier M Hard Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan
Switzerland Martina Hingis
1–6, 4–6
Win 15–10 Oct 2017 Kremlin Cup, Moscow Premier Hard (i) Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková United States Nicole Melichar
United Kingdom Anna Smith
6–2, 3–6, [10–3]
Win 16–10 Oct 2017 WTA Finals, Singapore WTA Finals Hard (i) Czech Republic Andrea Hlaváčková Netherlands Kiki Bertens
Sweden Johanna Larsson
4–6, 6–4, [10–5]
Win 17–10 Jan 2018 Australian Open, Melbourne Grand Slam Hard France Kristina Mladenovic Russia Ekaterina Makarova
Russia Elena Vesnina
6–4, 6–3
Loss 17–11 May 2018 Madrid Open, Spain Premier M Clay France Kristina Mladenovic Russia Ekaterina Makarova
Russia Elena Vesnina
6–2, 4–6, [8–10]
Win 18–11 Jun 2018 Birmingham Classic, United Kingdom (2) Premier Grass France Kristina Mladenovic Belgium Elise Mertens
Netherlands Demi Schuurs
4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Loss 18–12 Sep 2018 US Open, New York Grand Slam Hard France Kristina Mladenovic Australia Ashleigh Barty
United States CoCo Vandeweghe
6–3, 6–7(2–7), 6–7(6–8)
Win 19–12 Oct 2018 WTA Finals, Singapore (2) WTA Finals Hard (i) France Kristina Mladenovic Czech Republic Barbora Krejčíková
Czech Republic Kateřina Siniaková
6–4, 7–5
Loss 19–13 Jan 2019 Australian Open, Melbourne Grand Slam Hard France Kristina Mladenovic Australia Samantha Stosur
China Zhang Shuai
3–6, 4–6
Win 20–13 Apr 2019 İstanbul Cup, Turkey International Clay France Kristina Mladenovic Chile Alexa Guarachi
United States Sabrina Santamaria
6–1, 6–0
Win 21–13 Jun 2019 French Open, Paris Grand Slam Clay France Kristina Mladenovic China Duan Yingying
China Zheng Saisai
6–2, 6–3

WTA 125 series finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Nov 2015 Taipei, Taiwan Carpet (i) Japan Misaki Doi 7–5, 6–3

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner–up)[edit]

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Aug 2013 Suzhou, China Hard Netherlands Michaëlla Krajicek China Han Xinyun
Japan Eri Hozumi
6–2, 6–2
Loss 1–1 Nov 2014 Limoges, France Hard (i) France Kristina Mladenovic Czech Republic Kateřina Siniaková
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
6–2, 2–6, [5–10]

Wins over top-10 players[edit]

Season 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Total
Wins 1 0 0 0 1 2
No. Player Rank Event Surface Round Score
2014
1. Romania Simona Halep No. 10 Fed Cup, Hungary Hard (i) Zonal Group I 1–6, 6–3, 7–5
2018
2. United States CoCo Vandeweghe No. 9 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard 1st round 7–6(7–4), 6–2

ITF finals[edit]

Singles (12–8)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (9–4)
Clay (3–2)
Grass (0–2)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Category Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 27 April 2009 $10,000 Bournemouth, United Kingdom Clay Germany Svenja Weidemann 6–4, 3–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 4 May 2009 $10,000 Edinburgh, United Kingdom Clay United Kingdom Naomi Broady 6–4, 6–7(3–7), 7–6(10–8)
Runner-up 2. 6 July 2009 $10,000 Felixstowe, United Kingdom Grass United Kingdom Anna Smith 5–7, 6–3, 4–6
Winner 2. 2 November 2009 $10,000 Sunderland, United Kingdom Hard Croatia Matea Mezak 7–6(7–2), 6–4
Runner-up 3. 9 November 2009 $10,000 Jersey, United Kingdom Hard Croatia Matea Mezak 2–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 3 May 2010 $10,000 Edinburgh, United Kingdom Clay United Kingdom Tara Moore 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 7 June 2010 $25,000 Budapest, Hungary Clay France Mathilde Johansson 7–6(7–4), 1–6, 0–6
Winner 4. 12 July 2010 $25,000 Woking, United Kingdom Hard United Kingdom Katie O'Brien 7–5, 6–4
Winner 5. 29 November 2010 $25,000 Bendigo, Australia Hard Bulgaria Elitsa Kostova 3–6, 6–3, 7–5
Winner 6. 13 June 2011 $25,000 Astana, Kazakhstan Hard Slovenia Tadeja Majerič 6–0, 6–2
Winner 7. 3 July 2011 $25,000 Stuttgart, Germany Clay Germany Korina Perkovic 1–6, 6–2, 6–3
Winner 8. 30 October 2011 $50,000 Saguenay, Canada Hard (i) United States Julia Boserup 7–6(9–7), 6–3
Winner 9. 27 November 2011 $25,000 Helsinki, Finland Hard (i) Slovakia Jana Čepelová 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 5. 2 January 2012 $50,000+H Quanzhou, China Hard Japan Kimiko Date-Krumm 3–6, 3–6
Winner 10. 6 May 2013 $50,000+H Johannesburg, South Africa Hard South Africa Chanel Simmonds 6–7(3–7), 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 6. 29 July 2013 $75,000 Donetsk, Ukraine Hard Ukraine Elina Svitolina 6–3, 2–6, 6–7(9–11)
Runner-up 7. 28 October 2013 $50,000 Toronto, Canada Hard (i) United States Victoria Duval 5–7, ret.
Winner 11. 28 April 2014 $75,000 Gifu, Japan Hard Russia Ekaterina Bychkova 6–1, 6–2
Winner 12. 20 October 2014 $100,000 Poitiers, France Hard (i) France Océane Dodin 6–3, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 8. 23 June 2019 $100,000 Ilkley, United Kingdom Grass Romania Monica Niculescu 2–6, 6–4, 3–6

Doubles (9–8)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (8–5)
Clay (1–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 27 April 2009 $10,000 Bournemouth, United Kingdom Clay United Kingdom Stephanie Cornish France Elixane Lechemia
France Alizé Lim
w/o
Runner-up 1. 9 November 2009 $10,000 Jersey, United Kingdom Hard Denmark Malou Ejdesgaard Netherlands Kiki Bertens
Netherlands Daniëlle Harmsen
5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 2. 1 February 2010 $25,000 Burnie, Australia Hard Russia Anna Arina Marenko Australia Jessica Moore
Australia Arina Rodionova
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 3 May 2010 $10,000 Edinburgh, United Kingdom Clay United Kingdom Tara Moore United Kingdom Amanda Elliott
United Kingdom Jocelyn Rae
6–7(5–7), 4–6
Winner 2. 12 July 2010 $25,000 Woking, United Kingdom Hard Finland Emma Laine United Kingdom Jocelyn Rae
Australia Emelyn Starr
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 1 November 2010 $25,000 Kalgoorlie, Australia Hard Australia Monika Wejnert Australia Daniella Dominikovic
Australia Jessica Moore
4–6, 6–2, [6–10]
Winner 3. 15 November 2010 $25,000 Wellington, New Zealand Hard Australia Tammi Patterson Australia Jarmila Groth
Australia Jade Hopper
6–3, 6–2
Winner 4. 22 November 2010 $25,000 Traralgon, Australia Hard United Kingdom Melanie South Australia Jarmila Groth
Australia Jade Hopper
6–3, 6–2
Winner 5. 29 November 2010 $25,000 Bendigo, Australia Hard United Kingdom Melanie South Australia Jarmila Groth
Australia Jade Hopper
6–3, 6–2
Winner 6. 13 March 2011 $25,000 Irapuato, Mexico Hard Australia Johanna Konta United States Macall Harkins
Austria Nicole Rottmann
6–3, 6–4
Winner 7. 25 March 2011 $25,000 Bath, United Kingdom Hard (i) Luxembourg Anne Kremer Poland Marta Domachowska
Poland Katarzyna Piter
7–6(7–5), 6–2
Runner-up 5. 26 June 2011 $25,000 Kristinehamn, Sweden Clay Russia Ksenia Lykina Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugić-Salkić
Finland Emma Laine
4–6, 4–6
Winner 8. 24 July 2011 $25,000 A Coruña, Spain Hard France Victoria Larrière Spain Leticia Costas
Spain Inés Ferrer Suárez
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 18 September 2011 $50,000 Mestre, Italy Clay Poland Magda Linette Ukraine Valentyna Ivakhnenko
Russia Marina Melnikova
4–6, 5–7
Winner 9. 30 October 2011 $50,000 Saguenay, Canada Hard (i) United States Jessica Pegula Canada Gabriela Dabrowski
Canada Marie-Ève Pelletier
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 6 November 2011 $50,000 Toronto, Canada Hard (i) United States Jessica Pegula Canada Gabriela Dabrowski
Canada Marie-Ève Pelletier
5–7, 7–6(7–5), [4–10]
Runner-up 8. 27 November 2011 $25,000 Helsinki, Finland Hard (i) Ukraine Irina Buryachok Slovakia Janette Husárová
Finland Emma Laine
7–5, 5–7, [9–11]

Grand Slam performance timelines[edit]

Singles[edit]

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 W–L
Australian Open Q2 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R 2R 3–7
French Open 1R Q2 Q3 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1–6
Wimbledon 2R 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R Q1 3–7
US Open 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R 2R 1R 3–7
Win–Loss 1–3 0–3 0–3 1–4 5–4 1–4 1–4 1–2 10–27

Doubles[edit]

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W–L
Australian Open A 1R 3R 2R 2R 3R W F 1 / 7 17–6
French Open 2R 1R 1R 2R 3R 2R QF W 1 / 8 14–7
Wimbledon 1R 1R F SF F 3R QF SF 0 / 8 23–8
US Open 1R 2R 1R 3R 3R QF F 0 / 7 13–7
Win–Loss 1–3 1–4 7–4 8–4 10–4 8–4 17–3 15–2 2 / 30 67–28
Year-end Championship
WTA Finals A A A RR QF W W 2 / 4 7–3
Olympic Games
Summer Olympics 1R Not Held 1R Not Held 0 / 2 0–2
WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells A A 1R 1R SF 1R SF 1R 0 / 5 3–5
Miami A 2R 1R SF F 2R 1R 1R 0 / 6 9–6
Madrid A A A A QF F F A 0 / 4 9–4
Beijing 1R A A QF 2R F QF 0 / 5 7–5
WTA Premier 5 tournaments
Doha / Dubai A A A W QF A QF 2R 1 / 4 8–3
Rome A A A W QF SF QF A 1 / 4 10–3
Montréal / Toronto 1R A 1R A 1R 1R QF 0 / 5 1–5
Cincinnati A A F QF QF QF QF 0 / 5 9–5
Tokyo / Wuhan A A A 2R QF A QF 0 / 3 3–3
Year-end ranking 90 45 21 11 15 7 3

Junior Grand Slam finals[edit]

Girls' doubles[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2009 French Open Clay United Kingdom Heather Watson Romania Elena Bogdan
Thailand Noppawan Lertcheewakarn
6–3, 3–6, [8–10]
Runner-up 2010 Australian Open Hard Canada Gabriela Dabrowski Slovakia Jana Čepelová
Slovakia Chantal Škamlová
6–7(1–7), 2–6
Winner 2010 French Open Clay United States Sloane Stephens Spain Lara Arruabarrena
Spain María Teresa Torró Flor
6–2, 6–3
Winner 2010 Wimbledon Grass United States Sloane Stephens Russia Irina Khromacheva
Ukraine Elina Svitolina
6–7(7–9), 6–2, 6–2
Winner 2010 US Open Hard United States Sloane Stephens Belgium An-Sophie Mestach
Croatia Silvia Njirić
w/o

References[edit]

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