Pemra Özgen

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Pemra Özgen
Pemra Ozgen Allianz Cup 2009.jpg
Özgen at the 2009 Allianz Cup
Full name Pemra Özgen
Country  Turkey
Born (1986-05-08) 8 May 1986 (age 28)
Istanbul, Turkey
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Prize money $167,578
Singles
Career record 295–249
Career titles 8 ITF
Highest ranking 207 (26 May 2014)
Current ranking 246 (6 October 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open Q2 (2013)
Doubles
Career record 232–180
Career titles 20 ITF
Highest ranking 179 (14 October 2013)
Current ranking 300 (6 October 2014)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 35–33
Last updated on: 6 October 2014.

Pemra Özgen (born 8 May 1986 in Istanbul[1]) is a Turkish tennis player.

Özgen has won eight singles and 20 doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 26 May 2014, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 207. On 14 October 2013, she peaked at world number 179 in the doubles rankings.

Playing for Turkey at the Fed Cup, Özgen has a win–loss record of 35–33.[2]

Özgen is an alumna of Istanbul Bilgi University.[3]

Career[edit]

Özgen, born in Istanbul, began playing tennis at the age of 8, and later trained at local clubs Taçspor Kulübü and Dağcılık Tenis Spor Kulübü.[1]

Özgen made her WTA tour debut at the 2007 Istanbul Cup, partnering Çağla Büyükakçay in doubles.[4] The Turkish pair lost their first round match against Mervana Jugić-Salkić and Romina Oprandi.[4]

ITF finals (28–25)[edit]

Singles (8–3)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (7–3)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 11 July 2005 Turkey Istanbul, Turkey Hard Czech Republic Radana Holušová 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 21 November 2005 Israel Ashkelon, Israel Hard Canada Sharon Fichman 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 26 May 2008 Turkey Gaziantep, Turkey Hard Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay 5–7, 4–6
Winner 2. 2 June 2008 Turkey Izmir, Turkey Hard Brazil Vivian Segnini 6–2, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 3. 9 June 2008 Turkey Istanbul, Turkey Hard Georgia (country) Ekaterine Gorgodze 6–4, 7–6(7–1)
Winner 4. 13 July 2009 Turkey Izmir, Turkey Hard Poland Sandra Zaniewska 6–0, 6–4
Winner 5. 2 August 2010 Turkey Gaziantep, Turkey Hard Australia Jade Hopper 6–4, 6–4
Winner 6. 9 August 2010 Turkey Istanbul, Turkey Hard Portugal Magali de Lattre 6–2, 5–0, ret.
Runner-up 3. 11 February 2013 Germany Leimen, Germany Hard (i) Germany Julia Kimmelmann 4–6, 3–6
Winner 7. 15 July 2013 United Kingdom Woking, United Kingdom Hard United Kingdom Tara Moore 3–6, 7–5, 7–6(12–10)
Winner 8. 18 August 2014 Russia Saint Petersburg, Russia Clay Croatia Ema Mikulčić 6–1, 7–5

Doubles (20–22)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (13–16)
Clay (7–5)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 4 August 2003 United Kingdom Wrexham, United Kingdom Hard Turkey İpek Şenoğlu Republic of Ireland Yvonne Doyle
Republic of Ireland Karen Nugent
3–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 10 May 2004 Turkey Antalya, Turkey Clay Spain Gabriela Velasco Andreu Ukraine Kateryna Avdiyenko
Ukraine Oxana Lyubtsova
6–0, 6–2
Winner 2. 17 May 2004 Turkey Antalya, Turkey Clay Spain Gabriela Velasco Andreu Ukraine Kateryna Avdiyenko
Ukraine Oxana Lyubtsova
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 8 November 2004 Israel Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard Spain Gabriela Velasco Andreu Israel Tzipora Obziler
Israel Danielle Steinberg
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 4 April 2005 Israel Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard Belgium Jessie De Vries Ukraine Irina Buryachok
France Charlène Vanneste
1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 6 June 2005 Portugal Nazaré, Portugal Hard Georgia (country) Nana Urotadze Brazil Joana Cortez
Italy Silvia Disderi
7–6(7–3), 1–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 11 July 2005 Turkey Istanbul, Turkey Hard Spain Gabriela Velasco Andreu Ukraine Irina Buryachok
Russia Vasilisa Davydova
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 12 September 2005 Georgia (country) Tbilisi, Georgia Clay Russia Vasilisa Davydova Russia Irina Kotkina
Russia Olga Panova
2–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 28 November 2005 Israel Ramat HaSharon, Israel Hard Spain Gabriela Velasco Andreu Netherlands Marrit Boonstra
Netherlands Nicole Thijssen
2–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 23 January 2006 France Grenoble, France Hard (i) Romania Simona Matei France Florence Haring
France Virginie Pichet
6–3, 7–5
Winner 5. 12 June 2006 Portugal Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal Hard Greece Anna Koumantou Portugal Neuza Silva
Norway Karoline Steiro
w/o
Runner-up 7. 19 March 2007 Greece Athens, Greece Hard Greece Anna Koumantou Portugal Neuza Silva
Netherlands Nicole Thijssen
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 8. 9 April 2007 United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Germany Ria Dörnemann Ukraine Kateryna Avdiyenko
Russia Kristina Grigorian
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 9. 5 May 2008 Turkey Antalya, Turkey Clay Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova Austria Melanie Klaffner
Belarus Ksenia Milevskaya
2–6, 5–7
Winner 6. 26 May 2008 Turkey Gaziantep, Turkey Hard Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay Belarus Volha Duko
Georgia (country) Ana Jikia
2–0, ret.
Winner 7. 2 June 2008 Turkey Izmir, Turkey Hard Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay Republic of Macedonia Emilia Arnaudovska
Ukraine Yuliana Umanets
6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 10. 9 June 2008 Turkey Istanbul, Turkey Hard Bulgaria Dessislava Mladenova Israel Chen Astrogo
Belarus Volha Duko
5–7, 6–1, [5–10]
Winner 8. 18 August 2008 Italy Trecastagni, Italy Hard Australia Emily Hewson Italy Valeria Casillo
Italy Lilly Raffa
w/o
Runner-up 11. 27 October 2008 Turkey Istanbul Turkey Hard (i) Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay Austria Melanie Klaffner
Bosnia and Herzegovina Sandra Martinović
4–6, 7–6(7–5), [6–10]
Runner-up 12. 2 March 2009 France Lyon, France Hard (i) China Zhang Shuai China Lu Jingjing
China Sun Shengnan
4–6, 5–7
Winner 9. 13 April 2009 Turkey Antalya, Turkey Hard Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay Ukraine Tetyana Arefyeva
Ukraine Anastasiya Lytovchenko
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 13. 27 April 2009 Uzbekistan Namangan, Uzbekistan Hard Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay Uzbekistan Albina Khabibulina
Kyrgyzstan Ksenia Palkina
4–6, 7–6(8–6), [5–10]
Runner-up 14. 8 June 2009 Uzbekistan Qarshi, Uzbekistan Hard Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay Ukraine Kristina Antoniychuk
Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova
7–5, 0–6, [6–10]
Runner-up 15. 15 June 2009 Turkey İstanbul, Turkey Hard Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay Russia Galina Fokina
Russia Anna Morgina
4–6, 6–4, [8–10]
Winner 10. 20 July 2009 Turkey İstanbul, Turkey Hard Georgia (country) Manana Shapakidze Georgia (country) Sofia Kvatsabaia
Russia Avgusta Tsybysheva
6–2, 6–2
Winner 11. 26 April 2010 Turkey Antalya, Turkey Clay Poland Sandra Zaniewska Croatia Indire Akiki
Czech Republic Martina Kubičíková
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 16. 24 May 2010 Turkey Izmir, Turkey Hard Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay Brazil Maria Fernanda Alves
Austria Tamira Paszek
1–6, 2–6
Winner 12. 14 June 2010 Germany Cologne, Germany Clay Ukraine Kateryna Avdiyenko Germany Sarah Urbanek
Germany Alina Wessel
6–0, 6–2
Runner-up 17. 21 June 2010 Sweden Kristinehamn, Sweden Clay Israel Julia Glushko Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugić-Salkić
Finland Emma Laine
2–6, 3–6
Winner 13. 14 March 2011 Turkey Antalya, Turkey Clay Poland Sandra Zaniewska Hungary Réka-Luca Jani
Czech Republic Martina Kubičíková
2–6, 7–5, [10–7]
Winner 14. 4 July 2011 Germany Aschaffenburg, Germany Clay Japan Yurika Sema Czech Republic Hana Birnerová
Liechtenstein Stephanie Vogt
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 18. 18 July 2011 Turkey Samsun, Turkey Hard Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay Romania Mihaela Buzărnescu
Slovenia Tadeja Majerič
1–6, 4–6
Winner 15. 24 October 2011 Israel Netanya, Israel Hard Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay Italy Nicole Clerico
Israel Julia Glushko
7–5, 6–3
Winner 16. 17 September 2012 France Saint-Malo, France Clay Ukraine Alyona Sotnikova Bulgaria Aleksandrina Naydenova
Brazil Teliana Pereira
6–4, 7–6(8–6)
Winner 17. 29 October 2012 Turkey Istanbul, Turkey Hard (i) Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay Uzbekistan Nigina Abduraimova
Kyrgyzstan Ksenia Palkina
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 19. 21 January 2013 Israel Eilat, Israel Hard Belarus Ilona Kremen Russia Alla Kudryavtseva
Romania Raluca Olaru
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 20. 3 June 2013 Turkey Ağrı, Turkey Carpet Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay Turkey Melis Sezer
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jasmina Tinjić
4–6, 6–3, [8–10]
Runner-up 21. 17 June 2013 Sweden Ystad, Sweden Clay Australia Monique Adamczak Germany Kristina Barrois
Lithuania Lina Stančiūtė
4–6, 5–7
Winner 18. 16 September 2013 United Kingdom Shrewsbury, United Kingdom Hard (i) Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay United Kingdom Samantha Murray
United Kingdom Jade Windley
4–6, 6–4, [10–8]
Winner 19. 23 September 2013 United Kingdom Loughborough, United Kingdom Hard (i) Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay Poland Magda Linette
Czech Republic Tereza Smitková
6–2, 5–7, [10–6]
Winner 20. 28 October 2013 Turkey İstanbul, Turkey Hard (i) Turkey Çağla Büyükakçay Georgia (country) Sofia Shapatava
Ukraine Anastasiya Vasylyeva
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 22. 2 June 2014 Tunisia La Marsa, Tunisia Clay Switzerland Xenia Knoll Venezuela Andrea Gámiz
Russia Valeria Savinykh
6–1, 6–7(6–8), [9–11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ulagay, Alp (10 June 2006). "Pemra Özgen". Hürriyet (in Turkish). Retrieved 11 May 2008. 
  2. ^ Pemra Özgen at the Fed Cup
  3. ^ "Tenis Kafilesi Listesi". XXIII Summer Universiade (in Turkish). 2005. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Istanbul Cup". Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved 22 December 2013. 

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