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Anastasija Sevastova

Anastasija Sevastova
File:Anastasija 5.jpg
Country 23x15px Latvia
Residence Vienna, Austria
Born (1990-04-13) April 13, 1990 (age 30)
Liepāja, Soviet Union
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Turned pro 2006
Retired May 2013- 2015; Active
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $768,731
Singles
Career record 241–124
Career titles 1 WTA, 13 ITF
Highest ranking No. 36 (31 January 2011)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (2011)
French Open 1R (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011)
Wimbledon 2R (2008)
US Open 2R (2009, 2010)
Doubles
Career record 31–26
Career titles 3 ITF
Highest ranking No. 195 (August 31, 2009)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2010, 2011)
French Open 2R (2010)
Wimbledon 1R (2010)
US Open 1R (2010)

Anastasija Sevastova (born April 13, 1990) is a Latvian tennis player. On January 31, 2011, she achieved her career-high WTA singles ranking of No. 36. On August 31, 2009, she claimed her highest Doubles rank of No. 195. Her biggest match to date was in the 1st Round of the 2010 China Open, where she defeated world number 7 Samantha Stosur.

Career

In 2007 she qualified for the 2007 İstanbul Cup where she won her first career WTA match against Anastasiya Yakimova in the 1st round 6–1, 6–3. She then lost to #5 seed Alona Bondarenko 4–6, 6–3, 6(5)–7.

In 2009 she qualified for the French Open but lost to Melinda Czink, 6–3, 4–6, 1–6 in the first round.

She entered the main draw of the 2009 Aegon Classic where she was defeated in the 1st round by Yanina Wickmayer, 4–6, 3–6. She then qualified for the 2009 Wimbledon Championship, losing to Kateryna Bondarenko in the first round, 3–6, 6(5)–7.

In August she qualified into the main draw of the 2009 U.S. Open and won her first career Grand Slam match by defeating Tamarine Tanasugarn, 6–3, 7–5.

2010

In March 2010, Sevastova got the biggest win of her career by defeating World No. 9 Jelena Janković in the first round of the 2010 Monterrey Open. She reached the semifinals, falling to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in three sets.

Sevastova played at the 2010 Estoril Open and in her first match defeated top seed Ágnes Szávay 3–6, 6–3, 6–3. She then beat veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm in the second round (Date-Krumm retired), Anastasia Rodionova in the quarterfinals 7–6(6), 6–2 and Shuai Peng of China 6–7(6), 6–1, 6–3 in the semifinal. In the final of the 2010 Estoril Open she beat Arantxa Parra Santonja in straight sets 6–2, 7–5. It was her first WTA Final and her first WTA Title.

2011

At the 2011 Australian Open, Sevastova upset the 21st seed Yanina Wickmayer in straight sets, before losing in the fourth to World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki, also in straight sets.

2013

Due to ongoing injuries and illness, Sevastova announced her immediate retirement from the sport in May 2013.[1]

2015 - Return to professional tennis

In 2015 January, Sevastova returned to professional tennis, receiving a wild card into the $10K tournament in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt.

WTA career finals

Singles: 1 (1–0)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Premier Mandatory (0)
Premier 5 (0)
Premier (0)
International (1-0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 8 May 2010 Estoril, Portugal Clay 23x15px Arantxa Parra Santonja 6–2, 7–5

ITF Finals

Singles: 20 (13–7)

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 11 July 2006 23x15px Garching, Germany Clay 23x15px Sandra Martinović 7–6(7–5), 3–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 6 August 2006 23x15px Bad Saulgau, Germany Clay 23x15px Josipa Bek 6–1, 6–0
Winner 3. 20 August 2006 23x15px Bratislava, Slovakia Clay 23x15px Klaudia Malenovska 4–6, 6–0, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 13 May 2007 23x15px Antalya, Turkey Hard 23x15px Vojislava Lukić 3–6, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 5. 24 June 2007 23x15px Fontanafredda, Italy Clay 23x15px Anna Korzeniak 5–7, 0–6
Winner 6. 22 March 2008 Template:Country data IND Noida, India Hard 23x15px Sunitha Rao 6–2, 6–1
Winner 7. 1 June 2008 23x15px Galatina, Italy Clay 23x15px Estrella Cabeza Candela 6–4, 6–4
Winner 8. 27 July 2008 23x15px Les Contamines, France Hard 23x15px Agustina Lepore 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 25 August 2008 23x15px Katowice, Poland Clay 23x15px Lenka Wienerová 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 10. 7 September 2008 23x15px Brno, Czech Republic Clay 23x15px Zuzana Ondrášková 4–6, 6–3, 2–6
Winner 11. 29 March 2009 23x15px La Palma, Spain Hard 23x15px Kristína Kučová 4–6, 6–1, 6–1
Winner 12. 3 May 2009 23x15px Johannesburg, South Africa Hard 23x15px Eva Hrdinová 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 13. 12 July 2009 23x15px Zagreb, Croatia Clay 23x15px Sandra Záhlavová 1–6, 6–7(4–7)
Runner-up 14. 2 July 2012 23x15px Versmold, Germany Clay 23x15px Annika Beck 3–6, 1–6
Winner 15. 15 July 2012 23x15px Zwevegem, Belgium Hard (i) 23x15px Çağla Büyükakçay 6–0, 6–3
Winner 16. 30 July 2012 23x15px Trnava, Slovakia Clay 23x15px Ana Savić w/o
Winner 17. 1 February 2015 23x15px Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Hard Template:Country data JPN Yuuki Tanaka 7–5, 6–3
Winner 18. 15 February 2015 23x15px Trnava, Slovakia Hard (i) 23x15px Réka-Luca Jani 6–1, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 19. 06 April 2015 Template:Country data IND Ahmedabad, India Hard Template:Country data IND Ankita Raina 6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 20. 27 April 2015 23x15px Wiesbaden, Germany Clay 23x15px Tereza Martincová 6–1, 6–3

Doubles: 4 (3-1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents Score
Winner 1. 31 August 2008 23x15px Katowice, Poland Clay 23x15px Lenka Wienerová 23x15px Karolina Kosińska
23x15px Aleksandra Rosolska
5–7, 6–3, [10–3]
Runner-up 2. 3 May 2009 23x15px Johannesburg, South Africa Hard 23x15px Kristína Kučová 23x15px Naomi Cavaday
23x15px Lesia Tsurenko
2–6, 6–2, [9–11]
Winner 3. 31 January 2015 23x15px Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt Hard 23x15px Melanie Klaffner 23x15px Caroline Rohde-Moe
Template:Country data JPN Midori Yamamoto
6–4, 6–4
Winner 4. 13 February 2015 23x15px Trnava, Slovakia Hard (i) 23x15px Anna Maria Heil 23x15px Michaela Hončová
23x15px Lenka Juríková
6–4, 6–3

Singles performance timeline

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Australian Open A A LQ A 2R 4R A
French Open LQ 1R LQ 1R 1R 1R
Wimbledon A LQ 2R 1R 1R 1R
US Open LQ 1R 1R 2R 2R 1R

Head-to-Head record against other players

References

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Awards
Preceded by
Sinta Ozoliņa
Latvian Rising Sportspersonality of the Year
2009
Succeeded by
Artjoms Rudņevs