Anastasija Sevastova

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Anastasija Sevastova
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Country  Latvia
Residence Vienna, Austria
Born (1990-04-13) April 13, 1990 (age 24)
Liepāja, Latvia
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro 2006
Retired May 2013
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $583,295
Singles
Career record 171–87
Career titles 1 WTA, 9 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 21–22
Career titles 1 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 retired 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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (1–0)[edit]

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 Spain Arantxa Parra Santonja 6–2, 7–5

ITF Titles (8)[edit]

Singles (7)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. August 6, 2006 Germany Bad Saulgau, Germany Clay Croatia Josipa Bek 6–1, 6–0
2. August 20, 2006 Slovakia Bratislava, Slovakia Clay Slovakia Klaudia Malenovska 4–6, 6–0, 6–3
3. March 22, 2008 India Noida, India Hard United States Sunitha Rao 6–2, 6–1
4. June 1, 2008 Italy Galatina, Italy Clay Spain Estrella Cabeza Candela 6–4, 6–4
5. July 27, 2008 France Les Contamines, France Hard Argentina Agustina Lepore 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
6. March 29, 2009 Spain La Palma, Spain Hard Slovakia Kristína Kučová 4–6, 6–1, 6–1
7. May 3, 2009 South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa Hard Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová 6–2, 6–2

Doubles (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents Score
1. August 31, 2008 Poland Katowice, Poland Clay Slovakia Lenka Wienerová Poland Karolina Kosińska
Poland Aleksandra Rosolska
5–7 6–3 [10–3]

Singles performance timeline[edit]

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[edit]

References[edit]

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