Julia Cohen

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Not to be confused with Julie Coin.
Julia Cohen
Julia Cohen, Cagnes 2013.JPG
Full name Julia Cohen
Country  United States
Residence Philadelphia, United States
Born (1989-03-23) March 23, 1989 (age 25)
Philadelphia, United States
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro 2003
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $360,308
Singles
Career record 267-283
Career titles 5 ITF
Highest ranking 97 (July 30, 2012)
Current ranking 378 (October 20, 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2011)
French Open Q2 (2011)
Wimbledon Q1 (2011)
US Open 1R (2012)
Doubles
Career record 99–148
Career titles 4 ITF
Highest ranking 121 (May 13, 2013)
Current ranking 326 (October 20, 2014)
Last updated on: October 20, 2014.

Julia Cohen (born March 23, 1989 in Philadelphia) is an American professional tennis player.

Cohen has won five singles and four doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 30 July 2012, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 97. On 13 May 2013, she peaked at world number 121 in the doubles rankings.

Early life and tennis career[edit]

Cohen, who is Jewish, started tennis at the age of three.[1] In 1997, at the age of eight, she became the youngest player to win an adult match in a Middle States Tennis Association tournament.[2]

In 2001, she won the USTA National Spring Championships 12-Under Division Championship.[3] In 2006, she was the top-ranked American girl tennis player.[4] That year she partnered with Kimberly Couts in doubles at the Wimbledon Junior Championships, making it to the quarterfinals.[5]

She is coached by her brother's friend Conor Taylor.[6]

Cohen played in the 2012 Baku Cup. She made it to the second round after top seed Ksenia Pervak retired. She eventually made it to her first WTA final there, before losing to fifth-seeded Serbian Bojana Jovanovski.

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Winner — Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. July 28, 2012 Baku Cup, Baku, Azerbaijan Hard Serbia Bojana Jovanovski 3–6, 1–6

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles finals: 15 (5–10)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. September 5, 2004 Mexico City, Mexico Hard Mexico María José López Herrera 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 2. March 13, 2005 Toluca, Mexico Hard Brazil Larissa Carvalho 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. November 25, 2007 Mexico City, Mexico Hard Argentina Clarisa Fernández 1–6, 2–6
Winner 4. December 13, 2009 Xalapa, Mexico Hard United States Gira Schofield 5–7, 6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 5. April 25, 2010 Poza Rica, Mexico Hard United States Lauren Albanese 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 6. July 18, 2010 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Argentina Paula Ormaechea 5–7, 1–6
Winner 7. July 25, 2010 Waterloo, Canada Clay Oman Fatma Al Nabhani 1–6, 7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 8. November 21, 2010 Niterói, Brazil Clay Romania Alexandra Cadanțu 1–6, 6–1, 1–6
Runner-up 9. December 5, 2010 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Clay Romania Alexandra Cadanțu 1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 10. May 28, 2011 Bangkok, Thailand Hard Indonesia Ayu-Fani Damayanti 6–3, 2–6, 3–6
Winner 11. October 3, 2011 Yerevan, Armenia Clay Chile Andrea Koch-Benvenuto 7–6(8–6), 6–2
Runner-up 12. November 28, 2011 Rosario, Argentina Clay South Africa Chanel Simmonds 3–6, 4–6
Winner 13. December 10, 2011 Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Slovakia Romana Tabak 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 14. December 01, 2012 Santiago, Chile Clay Brazil Paula Cristina Goncalves 6-0, 3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 15. April 08, 2013 Poza Rica, Mexico Hard Serbia Jovana Jakšić 6-2, 3-6, 4-6

Doubles finals: 10 (5–5)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. September 5, 2009 Celaya, Mexico Clay Brazil Vivian Segnini Ukraine Anastasia Kharchenko
Brazil Nathalia Rossi
6–1, 6–4
Winner 2. April 24, 2010 Poza Rica, Mexico Hard United States Lauren Albanese United States Macall Harkins
Brazil Vivian Segnini
6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Runner-up 3. June 27, 2011 Middelburg, Netherlands Clay Argentina Florencia Molinero Netherlands Quirine Lemoine
Ukraine Maryna Zanevska
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. July 11, 2011 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Chile Andrea Koch-Benvenuto Venezuela Andrea Gámiz
Venezuela Adriana Pérez
3–6, 4–6
Winner 5. November 14, 2011 Asuncion, Paraguay Clay Croatia Tereza Mrdeža Argentina Mailen Auroux
Argentina María Irigoyen
6-3, 2-6, [10-5]
Runner-up 6. June 25, 2012 Rome, Italy Clay Ukraine Valentyna Ivakhnenko Canada Marie-Eve Pelletier
France Laura Thorpe
0-6, 6-3, 8-10
Runner-up 7. October 28, 2012 Brasilia, Brazil Clay Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky Romania Elena Bogdan
Romania Raluca Olaru
3-6, 6-3, [8-10]
Winner 8. April 15, 2013 Dothan, United States Hard Germany Tatjana Maria United States Maria Sanchez
United States Irina Falconi
6-4 4-6 [11-9]
Runner–up 9. June 25, 2013 Kristinehamn, Sweden Clay France Alizé Lim Kazakhstan Anna Danilina
Russia Olga Doroshina
5–7, 3–6
Winner 10. March 17, 2014 Innisbrook, United States Clay Italy Gioia Barbieri United States Allie Kiick
United States Sachia Vickery
7–6(7–5), 6–0

References[edit]

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  6. ^ "Julia Cohen's Biography at ITF Tennis". http://www.itftennis.com. December 7, 2010. Retrieved December 7, 2010. 

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