Madison Brengle

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Madison Brengle
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Full name Madison Brengle
Country  United States
Born (1990-04-03) April 3, 1990 (age 24)
Dover, Delaware, United States
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $534,847
Singles
Career record 305–229
Career titles 7 ITF
Highest ranking 88 (13 October 2014)
Current ranking 94 (3 November 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2007, 2008)
French Open 1R (2008)
Wimbledon Q3 (2009, 2014)
US Open 2R (2014)
Doubles
Career record 85–111
Career titles 6 ITF
Highest ranking 202 (13 October 2008)
Current ranking 347 (3 November 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open 1R (2007)
Last updated on: 6 November 2014.

Madison Brengle (born April 3, 1990 in Dover, Delaware) is an American professional tennis player.

Brengle has won seven singles and six doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 13 October 2014, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 88. On 13 October 2008, she peaked at world number 202 in the doubles rankings.

Brengle reached a career high junior ranking of world number 4 on 27 August 2007.

Career[edit]

Junior career[edit]

In 2006, Brengle won the Easter Bowl doubles championships with Kristy Frilling, defeating Sanaz Marand and Ashley Weinhold in the final. In 2007, Brengle reached the 2007 Australian Open girls' singles final, before going down to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. Even though Brengle and Julia Cohen were the top seeds at the 2007 French Open girls' doubles competition, the team lost in the first round.

Seeded seventh, Brengle lost in the 2007 Wimbledon girls' singles competition to Urszula Radwańska, 2–6, 6–3, 6–0. Along with this singles performance, Brengle and Chelsey Gullickson reached the girls' doubles semifinals before losing to top seeds and eventual champions Pavlyuchenkova and Radwańska.

Senior career[edit]

2005 saw Brengle win her first ITF title, when, as a fifteen-year-old, she won a title in Baltimore. In the final, she defeated Beau Jones.

In 2007, Brengle received wildcard entries into two Grand Slam tournaments, losing in the first round both times. Accepted into the 2007 Australian Open women's draw, Brengle lost to ninth-seeded Patty Schnyder. She was allowed another wildcard into the 2007 U.S. Open, where she lost to Bethanie Mattek. Brengle and Ashley Weinhold were doubles wildcards, but lost in the first round of the doubles competition to eventual quarterfinalists Stéphanie Foretz and Yaroslava Shvedova.

Brengle won her first WTA match of the 2007 season by defeating former top-20 player Flavia Pennetta before losing to Elena Dementieva in the following round. In addition, the American reached the second round of the 2007 French Open qualifying draw.

On the ITF Circuit, Brengle reached three out of four singles finals in the first four months of the year. Brengle and Kristie Frilling won an ITF doubles title in Augusta, Georgia. In the final, the team defeated Angelina Gabueva and Alisa Kleybanova.

In 2008, Brengle received a wild card into the French Open after winning a wild card tournament, defeating Ahsha Rolle in the finals. The US Open and the French Open agreed to exchange wild cards in their respective tournaments.

In 2011, Brengle finally won her second ITF title at Hammond, LA. She also reached the final at another ITF event at Rancho Santa Fe, CA. At College Park she defeated recent Wimbledon third rounder Melinda Czink to win her first WTA match since Quebec City in 2009.

In 2012, Brengle won her third ITF title at Fort Walton Beach, Florida. She also won the doubles title with Paula Kania of Poland.

In 2013, Brengle won her fourth ITF title at Rancho Santa Fe, CA.

Brengle had a strong start to her 2014 season, qualifying through to the main draw at the Moorilla Hobart International, but was narrowly defeated in the first round by top seed Samantha Stosur in a final-set tiebreak. The next week, she was in touching distance of a main draw berth at the Australian Open, but lost to Irina-Camelia Begu in the final qualifying round. In July, she won the $50,000 Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships, beating Nicole Gibbs in the final. Later in the year, she was awarded a wildcard into the main draw of the US Open, where she recorded her first ever Grand Slam win over Julia Glushko of Israel.

She moved into Top 100 for first time on 29 September 2014 after winning $50,000 2014 Redrock Open in Las Vegas defeating Nicole Vaidisova, Kateryna Bondarenko and Michelle Larcher de Brito all in straight sets.

ITF Circuit Finals[edit]

Singles: 13 (7–7)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 17 July 2005 Baltimore, United States Hard United States Beau Jones 6–4, 6–1
Runner–up 1. 11 June 2006 Hilton Head, United States Hard United States Julie Ditty 3–6, 2–6
Runner–up 2. 25 February 2007 Clearwater, United States Hard Slovakia Stanislava Hrozenská 4–6, 3–6
Runner–up 3. 1 April 2007 Hammond, United States Hard China Yuan Meng 2–6, 2–6
Runner–up 4. 27 June 2010 Boston, United States Hard United States Jamie Hampton 2–6, 1–6
Runner–up 5. 6 February 2011 Rancho Santa Fe, United States Hard Portugal Michelle Larcher de Brito 6–3, 4–6, 1–6
Winner 2. 6 March 2011 Hammond, United States Hard France Stéphanie Foretz Gacon 6–3, 6–3
Winner 3. 11 March 2012 Fort Walton Beach, United States Hard Croatia Tereza Mrdeža 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 4. 17 February 2013 Rancho Santa Fe, United States Hard United States Nicole Gibbs 6–1, 6–4
Runner–up 6. 6 July 2013 Sacramento, United States Hard Japan Mayo Hibi 5–7, 0–6
Winner 5. 11 August 2013 Landisville, United States Hard Australia Olivia Rogowska 6–2, 6–0
Runner–up 7. 27 October 2013 Florence, United States Hard Georgia (country) Anna Tatishvili 2–6, 6–4, 4–6
Winner 6. 21 July 2014 Lexington, United States Hard United States Nicole Gibbs 6–3, 6–4
Winner 7. 28 September 2014 Las Vegas, United States Hard Portugal Michelle Larcher de Brito 6–1 6–4

Doubles: 8 (5–3)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winner 1. 28 October 2007 Augusta, United States Hard United States Kristy Frilling Russia Angelina Gabueva
Russia Alisa Kleybanova
6–3, 6–3
Winner 2. 11 May 2008 Indian Harbour Beach, United States Clay United States Kristy Frilling United States Raquel Kops-Jones
United States Abigail Spears
2–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Runner–up 1. 9 August 2009 Vancouver, Canada Hard United States Lilia Osterloh United States Ahsha Rolle
United States Riza Zalameda
6–4, 6–3
Runner–up 2. 18 April 2010 Osprey, United States Clay United States Asia Muhammad Argentina Maria Irigoyen
Argentina Florencia Molinero
6–1, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 3. 17 October 2010 Troy, United States Hard United States Asia Muhammad Russia Alina Jidkova
Germany Laura Siegemund
6–2, 6–4
Runner–up 3. 23 October 2011 Rock Hill, United States Hard Venezuela Gabriela Paz Croatia Maria Abramović
Brazil Roxane Vaisemberg
3–6, 6–3, [10–5]
Winner 4. 11 March 2012 Fort Walton Beach, United States Hard Poland Paula Kania Russia Elena Bovina
France Alizé Lim
6–3, 6–4
Winner 5. 27 October 2013 Florence, United States Hard United States Anamika Bhargava United States Kristi Boxx
New Zealand Abigail Guthrie
7–5, 7–5

Singles Performance Timeline[edit]

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 1R 1R Q2 Q1 Q1 Q2 Q1 Q3 4–8
French Open A A Q2 1R Q1 Q2 Q1 Q2 Q1 Q1 3–8
Wimbledon A A A A Q3 Q2 Q1 Q1 Q1 Q3 3–5
US Open Q1 Q2 1R Q2 Q1 Q1 Q1 Q1 Q3 2R 5–10

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