Jana Čepelová

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Jana Čepelová
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Full name Jana Čepelová
Country  Slovakia
Residence Košice, Slovakia
Born (1993-05-29) 29 May 1993 (age 21)
Košice, Slovakia
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Prize money $777,090
Singles
Career record 175–106
Career titles 5 ITF
Highest ranking 50 (12 May 2014)
Current ranking 56 (1 December 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
French Open 2R (2013)
Wimbledon 3R (2012)
US Open 2R (2014)
Doubles
Career record 43–31
Career titles 3 ITF
Highest ranking 186 (8 July 2013)
Current ranking 283 (1 December 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open
French Open 2R (2014)
Wimbledon 2R (2013)
US Open 1R (2014)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 4–3
Last updated on: 1 December 2014.

Jana Čepelová (born 29 May 1993 in Košice) is a Slovak tennis player.

Čepelová has won five singles and three doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 12 May 2014, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 50. On 8 July 2013, she peaked at world number 186 in the doubles rankings.

As a junior, Čepelová won the girls' doubles event at the 2010 Australian Open with Chantal Škamlová, defeating Tímea Babos and Gabriela Dabrowski in the final.[1]

Čepelová reached the third round of the 2012 Wimbledon Championships, where she fell in straight sets to second seed Victoria Azarenka.

At the 2014 Family Circle Cup in Charleston, Čepelová recorded the biggest victory of her career, defeating world number one and two-time tournament defending champion Serena Williams in the second round in straight sets.[2][3] She proceeded to reach her first career WTA final at the same tournament, losing to Andrea Petkovic in straight sets.[4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Čepelová was born to Peter and Jarmila and she is currently coached by Martin Zathurecký.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

WTA finals[edit]

Singles (0–1)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–1)
International (0–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 6 April 2014 Family Circle Cup, Charleston, United States Clay Germany Andrea Petkovic 5–7, 2–6

ITF finals (8–8)[edit]

Singles (5–4)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (3–3)
Clay (2–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 8 February 2010 Israel Eilat, Israel Hard Austria Janina Toljan 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 18 October 2010 Tunisia Monastir, Tunisia Hard Czech Republic Martina Borecká 5–7, 1–6
Winner 1. 25 October 2010 Tunisia Monastir, Tunisia Hard Latvia Diāna Marcinkēviča 6–2, 6–2
Winner 2. 17 January 2011 Germany Stuttgart-Stammheim, Germany Hard (i) Germany Nina Zander 6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. 20 June 2011 Sweden Kristinehamn, Sweden Clay Romania Alexandra Cadanțu 6–4, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 27 June 2011 Sweden Ystad, Sweden Clay Bulgaria Dia Evtimova 3–6, 4–6
Winner 4. 22 August 2011 Czech Republic Prague-Neride, Czech Republic Clay Netherlands Bibiane Schoofs 7–6(8–6), 6–4
Runner-up 4. 21 November 2011 Finland Helsinki, Finland Hard (i) Hungary Tímea Babos 3–6, 1–6
Winner 5. 11 November 2013 United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Italy Maria Elena Camerin 6–1, 6–2

Doubles (3–4)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 17 January 2011 Germany Stuttgart-Stammheim, Germany Hard (i) Slovakia Michaela Pochabová Netherlands Daniëlle Harmsen
Russia Marina Melnikova
6–3, 4–6, [12–14]
Runner-up 2. 1 August 2011 Slovakia Trnava, Slovakia Clay Slovakia Lenka Wienerová Slovakia Janette Husárová
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
6–7(2–7), 1–6
Runner-up 3. 22 August 2011 Czech Republic Prague-Neride, Czech Republic Clay Poland Katarzyna Piter Czech Republic Iveta Gerlová
Czech Republic Lucie Kriegsmannová
7–6(10–8), 1–6, [8–10]
Winner 1. 10 October 2011 Spain Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain Clay Poland Katarzyna Piter Spain Leticia Costas
Spain Inés Ferrer Suárez
6–3, 2–6, [10–6]
Winner 2. 13 February 2012 Morocco Rabat, Morocco Clay Hungary Réka-Luca Jani Italy Anastasia Grymalska
Belarus Ilona Kremen
6–7(4–7), 6–1, [10–4]
Winner 3. 12 March 2012 Mexico Poza Rica, Mexico Hard Slovakia Lenka Wienerová Italy Maria Elena Camerin
Ukraine Mariya Koryttseva
7–5, 2–6, [10–3]
Runner-up 4. 6 May 2013 Slovakia Trnava, Slovakia Clay Slovakia Anna Karolína Schmiedlová Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugić-Salkić
Czech Republic Renata Voráčová
1–6, 1–6

Grand Slam singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 2R 1R 1–2
French Open A 2R 1R 1–2
Wimbledon 3R 2R 1R 3–3
US Open A 1R 2R 1–2
Win–Loss 2–1 3–4 1–4 6–9

Junior Grand Slam finals[edit]

Girls' Doubles[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2010 Australian Open Hard Slovakia Chantal Škamlová Hungary Tímea Babos
Canada Gabriela Dabrowski
7–6(7–1), 6–2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hemmings, Mark (2 February 2010). "Teen Gosling tennis star Babos sure of success in 2010". Welwyn Hatfield Times. Retrieved 18 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Serena stunned by Cepelova". Women's Tennis Association. 1 April 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "Serena Williams loses to Jana Cepelova in Family Circle Cup". BBC Sport. 2 April 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Andrea Petkovic survives set point to win WTA event in Charleston". ABC Sport. 7 April 2014. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Petkovic conquers Charleston". Women's Tennis Association. 6 April 2014. Retrieved 8 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Getting to know... Jana Cepelova". Women's Tennis Association. 5 April 2014. Retrieved 6 April 2014. 

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